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High school scoreboard: April 3
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The Union County High baseball team swept a doubleheader with a 10-4 and 16-5 win against Walnut Grove on Saturday in Walton County.

In Game 1, Brady McCarter finished 2-for-3 with a home run, three RBIs and three runs scored. Chaiz George had a triple, single and three RBIs for the Panthers (11-4, 7-3 Region 8-AA).

Blake Gowder, a senior, earned the win for Union County with eight strikeouts on the mound. In Game 2, Dalton Everett and Gowder each finished 2-for-3 with a pair of RBIs. Coleman Sullivan had three runs scored, and George had a double, triple and an RBI for the Panthers.

Nathaniel Otto had a double, single and four RBIs for the Panthers. Trey Thomas was 2-for-2 with a pair of RBIs.

Union County visits Fannin County at 4:30 p.m. Friday.

JEFFERSON 6, FANNIN COUNTY 2: Jake Fields and Lucas Redd each went 2-for-2 to lead the Dragons to a win in Game 1 of a doubleheader against Fannin County on Saturday in Blue Ridge.

Fields hit two doubles and Redd hit a home run and had two RBIs for the Dragons. Jamie Sexton struck out six to earn the win.

JEFFERSON 17, FANNIN COUNTY 6: Jake Fields went 3-for-4 with a three-run home run to lead the Dragons to a sweep of Fannin County on Saturday.

Jason Demos went 3-for-4 with four runs scored and Kyle Hardy recorded nine strikeouts to earn the win for Jefferson (13-1, 10- Region 8-AA), which visits North Oconee at 5 p.m. Tuesday.

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