sunny.png
Sunday May 16th, 2021 8:42PM

Baseball playoffs: Rains push Branch, Jefferson series' back a day

By Jeff Hart Sports Reporter

The Georgia High School Association second round series for both the Flowery Branch and Jefferson baseball teams set to begin on Monday have been postponed.

The announcements came Monday as heavy rains moved through Georgia. 

The Jefferson series against Marist has been pushed back to a Tuesday start with first pitch for a doubleheader set for 4:30 p.m. There has been official word yet as to when the Falcons series against Cedartown in Cedartown will begin, but most likely it also will move to Tuesday. 

But the GHSA has told coaches that the quarterfinal round, which is set to begin on Saturday for Class 4A (Jefferson and Flowery Branch) will not be moved, no matter what. The other classifications will begin on either Monday or Tuesday.

North Hall and Cherokee Bluff in Class 3A and Commerce in Class A Public are set to start on Tuesday. Buford in Class 6A is not scheduled to begin its series against Pope until Wednesday.

AccessWDUN will keep you updated throughout the day on whether any or all of the series get pushed back.


SECOND ROUND BASEBALL SCHEDULE
(Games listed by date and classification, highest to smallest)
(Games listed by visiting team in alphabetical order)

(Area teams highlighted in bold)

Monday, May 3
CLASS 4A
Flowery Branch (R8, S3) at Cedartown (R7, S1) -- (DH) -- postponed
Jefferson (R8, S2) at Marist (R6, S1) -- (DH) -- postponed


Tuesday, May 4
CLASS 4A
Flowery Branch (R8, S3) at Cedartown (R7, S1) -- (DH), 4 p.m. -- (moved from Monday)
Jefferson (R8, S2) at Marist (R6, S1) -- (DH), 4:30 p.m. -- (moved from Monday)

CLASS 3A
Cherokee Bluff (R7, S2) at Greater Atlanta Christian (R5, S1) -- (DH), 4 p.m.
Hart County at North Hall (R7, S1) -- (DH), 5 p.m.

CLASS A PUBLIC
Bowden (R6, S2) at Commerce (R8, S1) -- (DH), 3:30 p.m.


Wednesday, May 5
CLASS 6A
Pope (R6, S2) at Buford (R8, S1) -- (DH), 4 p.m.

CLASS 4A
Flowery Branch (R8, S3) at Cedartown (R7, S1) -- Game 3, if necessary, 6 p.m.
Jefferson (R8, S2) at Marist (R6, S1) -- Game 3, if necessary, 5:30 p.m.

CLASS 3A
Hart County at North Hall (R7, S1) -- Game 3, if necessary, 5 p.m.
Cherokee Bluff (R7, S2) at Greater Atlanta Christian (R5, S1) -- Game 3, if necessary, 5:30 p.m.

CLASS A PUBLIC
Bowden (R6, S2) at Commerce (R8, S1) -- Game 3, if necessary, 1 p.m.


Thursday, May 6
CLASS 6A
Pope (R6, S2) at Buford (R8, S1) -- Game 3, if necessary, 5:55 p.m.

© Copyright 2021 AccessWDUN.com
All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without permission.
Baseball playoffs: Rain threatens 2nd round start
Northeast Georgia area baseball teams made a strong statement in the opening round last week. However, they may be strong enough to hold off Mother Nature...
7:35AM ( 1 minute ago )
UNG roundup: Softball wins PBC; baseball takes 2nd as tournies loom
For the seventh consecutive year, the fourth-ranked University of North Georgia softball team can call itself Peach Belt Conference regular season champions as they took down Columbus State on Sunday...
7:26AM ( 10 minutes ago )
Young, Capela lead Hawks past Bulls
Trae Young scored 33 points, Clint Capela had 20 points and 11 rebounds and the Atlanta Hawks snapped a three-game slide with a 108-97 victory over the undermanned Chicago Bulls on Saturday night...
7:21AM ( 15 minutes ago )
Sports
Hall County opening up stadiums to full capacity
Hall County sports teams can finally have a true home field advantage. And just in time as several Hall County teams will be playing host to some huge matchups in the state playoffs beginning on Tuesday...
1:29PM ( 2 days ago )
Golf: GHS boys, North Hall girls take Hall Co. Championship titles
The Gainesville boys and North Hall girls captured the 2021 Hall County Championships titles on Thursday at Royal Lakes Country Club...
10:13AM ( 2 days ago )
Boys soccer playoffs: Branch stuns No. 2 NW Whitfield on the road
The Flowery Branch boys soccer team continued its trek across Georgia Thursday night...
11:09PM ( 3 days ago )
High School Sports
Baseball playoffs: Buford, Bluff, Commerce advance; White, Banks split
A couple of area baseball teams advanced to the second round, while one forced Game 3 in the Georgia High School Association playoffs on Thursday night.
By AccessWDUN Staff
9:17PM ( 3 days ago )
Baseball playoffs: Trojans sweep into 2nd round
No. 1-ranked North Hall made an early statement in the Class 3A playoffs on Wednesday: offenses beware...
10:09PM ( 4 days ago )
Baseball playoffs: Three area teams advance to the second round
In a light night of Georgia High School Association playoff baseball around the area, Flowery Branch and North Hall rolled into the second round on Wednesday.
9:37PM ( 4 days ago )
Baseball playoffs: Dominant pitching propels Flowery Branch to second round
Flowery Branch is not a typical No. 3 seed, and they proved that on Wednesday in the first round of the Class 4A playoffs.
By AccessWDUN Staff
9:29PM ( 4 days ago )
Baseball playoffs: Potent contingent of area teams begin title quests
Only 13 northeast Georgia area baseball teams advanced into the 2021 state playoffs. But what a potent group it is...
6:48AM ( 5 days ago )