The Region 7-AAA baseball standings have stayed remarkably consistent all season. There's been very little fluctuation at the top of the standings among the top four programs: Lumpkin County, Creekview, West Forsyth and Flowery Branch.
Riverside Military baseball coach Matt Gifford is in charge of a team that is winning games during the part of the season when they matter most. The Eagles (8-8, 5-4 Region 8N-AA) are getting the timely hits, and winning their fair share of region contests.
Lakeview Academy's Tyler Ward hasn't let a confusing mess of rainouts and schedule changes throw him off his game.
The senior pitcher and right fielder made that a clear statement last Thursday, when he went 4-for-4 with two doubles and two RBIs while pitching a complete game, leading the Lions to a 13-0 win against Social Circle.