Warriors top Lumpkin Co. in extra innings

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The White Co. Warriors defeated the Lumpkin Co. Indians 15-12 in 10 innings on Wednesday night in Dahlonega. Senior J Ben Haynes hit a triple in the top of the 10th inning that drove in two runs to help his team get the win.

Sophomore Kyler Mayo hitting the first of his 2 RBI doubles in the game.

Haynes had 4 RBIs in the game, two of which came on sacrifice flyballs that were nearly home runs.

After the Indians scored a run in the first inning, White Co. scored seven straight runs across the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th innings to jump out to an early lead. Senior Evan Chambers drove in two of those runs on a single in the 4th inning.

With the game seemingly over, Lumpkin Co. scored seven runs in the bottom of the 5th to take a 10-8 lead. Scooter Ligon hit a 2-run RBI single to give the Indians the lead.

In the top of the 7th, freshman Ryan Fowler stole home off of an error on a pickoff attempt to tie the game.

Tied at 12 heading into the 10th, Haynes’ heroics helped give White Co. the victory.

The two teams will meet again on Friday in Cleveland. The first pitch is scheduled for 5:55 p.m.

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