CUMMING, Ga. — Gainesville ended the season on a high note with a 3-2 win over Forsyth Central on Thursday at Bulldog Field.
Cooper Reid's single in the first inning drove home Lugo and Allen for a 2-0 lead.
The Bulldogs added one run in the bottom of the first to cut the lead in half.
But Gainesville added its third run in the fifth inning on a Baxter Wright single to push the lead, 3-1.
Central pushed a run home in the bottom of the seventh.
Rhys Whitlock was credited with the win, giving up one run on two hits in two innings of work. He also recorded three strikeouts. Reid pitched the rest of the way, allowing just one run on one hit with six Ks.
Gainesville stole nine bases with Tanner Allen leading Gainesville with two.
LAKEVIEW ACADEMY 15,
PINECREST ACADEMY 1
The Lions scattered 15 runs over four innings to beat Pinecrest Academy at home on Thursday.
Lakeview scored on a walk by Ryan Black (2-for-3, 2 RBIs), a single by Jarret Atwill (2-for-2, 2 RBIs), a double by Logan Stanley and a groundout by Ethan Croft in the five-run first inning.
The Lions added two in the third and four innings and exploded for six more runs in the fourth inning to mercy-rule the Paladins. Lakeview scored on singles by Black, Atwill and Even Yaskulka, a walk by Brock Grahm and an error on a ball put in play by Stanley (1-for-2, 4 RBIs)
Black surrendered one run on two hits over five innings, striking out 11, to get the win for the Lions.