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Buford baseball wins coin flip, will host Class AAAA state title series vs. Locust Grove
Wolves are looking for back-to-back state crowns
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Buford's Griffin Jolliff celebrates at home after scoring during the second game against Eastside in the Class AAAA state semifinals Monday at Gerald McQuaig Field. - photo by By David McGregor

By winning a coin toss Tuesday, top-ranked Buford (31-3) will host No. 2 Locust Grove (31-4-1) in the state championship baseball series for Class AAAA, starting with a doubleheader at 1 p.m. Saturday at Gerald McQuaig Field. If needed, Game 3 will be played at 5:55 p.m. Monday in Buford.

The 2015 state champion Wolves advanced to the finals with a two-game sweep of Eastside on Monday, while Locust Grove swept Veterans. 

Buford has swept each of the first four playoff series in 2016. Locust Grove went to three games in the first round against Crisp County, second round against North Hall and third round against Heritage-Catoosa.

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