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May 7, 2014

Valwood baseball defeats Westwood, set for playoffs

HAHIRA — Valwood defeated Westwood 6-5 in the last regular season game of the season and senior night at Browning Field on Tuesday evening.

The Valiants defeated Southwest Georgia Academy on Monday night to ensure at least the third seed in the playoffs and another win on Tuesday tacked on extra momentum heading towards the GISA playoffs.

Senior Zach Richards earned the win in his final regular season start at Browning Field, striking out five in more than five innings, allowing just two runs in the process.

Eli Carlo went 1-2 with a run scored and an RBI in the win and Jake Chandler was 2-3. Senior Kyle Wilkes pitched final 2 innings in relief to close out the Valiants' win.  

With the victory, Valwood is now 14-9, 5-3 in region for the year. The Valiants' playoffs times and dates are set to be announced tomorrow.

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