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Gainesville Travelers edged in opener
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The Gainesville Travelers lost their season opener to the Athens Pirates, 5-4, on Wednesday night at Smith Field in Athens.

Despite trailing 5-0 early, the Travelers (0-1) scored four runs to make it a close game. Gainesville High graduate Zach Bennett, Buck Harris and Tripp Moore from Young Harris College, led Gainesville offensively.

The Travelers visit the Augusta Nationals on Friday.

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