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Alcovy to hold wrestling camp

COVINGTON - The Alcovy wrestlers, along with head coach Mike Mostek, will conduct a wrestling camp from June 9 through 13.

Participants will learn the fundamental skills and how to apply them in competitive situations. The sport helps develop self-discipline and good sportsmanship.

The camp will be in a safe, controlled environment where participants will only be paired with students in their own weight class.

The price of the camp is $50 per child or $75 for two or more siblings. For more information, call Mostek at 770-385-7119 or 770-712-0283.

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Braves drop second in a row to Pirates

PITTSBURGH - Tom Gorzelanny shook off Mark Teixeira's two-run homer in the first inning to shut out Atlanta during the rest of his 7 1/3 innings, Jason Bay homered and the Pittsburgh Pirates extended the Braves' road woes with a 5-2 victory Saturday night.

Bay doubled and scored on Ronny Paulino's sacrifice fly in the second inning, then followed Jason Michaels' leadoff single with a two-run homer to left-center in the fourth off Chuck James (2-2). Paulino added a two-run double in the sixth and drove in three runs during Pittsburgh's fifth consecutive victory.

The Braves, who came to Pittsburgh after sweeping a six-game homestand against San Diego and Cincinnati, lost their sixth in a row away from home and are a major league-worst 4-13 on the road.

Bulldogs rally to beat Vanderbilt 4-2

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Rich Poythress' RBI double in the top of the 10th inning broke a 2-2 tie as Georgia scored two runs in the ninth and two more in the 10th to beat Vanderbilt 4-2 Saturday.

The Bulldogs (32-17-1, 18-7-1 Southeastern Conference) trailed 2-0 heading into the ninth before tying it up with two runs.

Vanderbilt's (37-14, 15-10) Russell Brewer came on in relief in the 10th and gave up a single to Gordon Beckham. Poythress then doubled down the left field line to score Beckham and give Georgia the lead. Lyle Allen hit a sacrifice fly to score the fourth run.

Weaver (4-1) took the win for Georgia, while Brewer (4-1) took the loss.