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The Piedmont College baseball used a late rally to defeat Huntingdon College, 5-4, and win the Great South Athletic Conference Championship on Sunday in Maryville, Tenn.
The Lions erased a 4-0 deficit in the bottom of the eighth inning, before snaring a walk-off win in the bottom of the 11th to earn their first GSAC crown since 2008.
With the win, Piedmont (30-13) earned its second 30-win season since 2004. The Lions now await word on their chances at a possible berth in the NCAA National Tournament, with the selection released scheduled for May 16.
SOFTBALL: Emily Cheek hit a pair of two-run home runs, and the Piedmont College softball team defeated Huntingdon College, 6-4, to win its second straight Great South Athletic Conference Championship on Sunday in Macon.
With the win, Piedmont (27-13) earned the league's automatic bid into the NCAA National Tournament.
The NCAA appearance is the third overall for the Lady Lions, who will learn their opening-round destination during the championship selection show to be held at noon May 9.
TENNIS: The Piedmont College men's tennis team earned a 5-4 victory over top-seeded Huntingdon College to win the Great South Athletic Conference Championship on Sunday in LaGrange.