High School Baseball

East Coweta ends regular season with victory

ATLANTA—East Coweta’s baseball team finished the regular season with an undefeated Region 3-AAAAA record thanks to a 15-4 victory over Westlake in a game called after six innings.

The Indians (19-5, 14-0) scored three times in the first inning, one in the second and five in both fourth and sixth.

The Indians clinched head coach Franklin DeLoach’s seventh region title with the Indians. earlier this week, and will open the Class AAAAAA playoffs this week against the No. 4 team out of Region 1-AAAAAA.

Tyler Exley pitched three innings, allowing one hit and striking out two to pick up the win.

With the Indians off for nearly a week before starting their first-round playoff series, DeLoach also threw three pitchers in relief. Graden Treadwell and A.J. Summers each had a strikeout and Austin Bellamy, who is a starter in the Indians rotation, pitched 1 ? innings and had two strikeouts.

East Coweta out hit Westlake 10-4.

Bryce Gemmel went 4 for 4 and knocked in four runs. Stephan Cruver who moved into the leadoff spot this week in place of Cam Smith who had an appendectomy earlier this month, also drove in two runs.

Nick Pippin, Austin Jones, Jaquez Williams and Andrew Simms also had RBIs.




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