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High school baseball: Lakeview Academy earns Region 8-A championship with win over Hebron Christian Academy
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The Lakeview Academy baseball team poses for a team photo after defeating Hebron Christian Academy on Thursday, April 18.

The Lakeview Academy baseball team claimed a 7-3 decision over Hebron Christian Academy Thursday that earned the Lions a Region 8-A regular season championship as well as a first-round bye in the Class A private schools state tournament and a home series for the second round. They will host a second round playoff game on Thursday, May 2. 

Andrew Estes picked up the win on the mound for Lakeview Academy, striking out eight and allowing two runs over six innings. Offensively, Ian Echols went 2 for 4 on the night, knocking in a pair of RBIs on his two singles. Skyler Thellman was 3 for 4 at the plate, including a double. 

The Lions will be back in action Friday when they take on Athens Academy at 5:30 p.m.

High school scores can be reported each night by 10:30 p.m. by calling 770-718-3415 or email sports@gainesvilletimes.com

Compiled by Nathan Berg


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