TGBA Blue finishes pool play 6-1 with win

TGBA Blue, which includes Heritage rising sophomore Matt Studdard, finished a strong week of pool play with a 7-4 win over Diamond Devils 15-Under White on Wednesday at Pinecrest Academy.

TGBA went 6-1 against its pool opponents and will play in today's round of 16.

Rockdale's Jeff Sweat took the loss as TGBA Red was eliminated by Slammers Black 8-0 in Wednesday's round of 24. TGBA had lost to the Excel Bluejays 7-2 in its final pool game earlier in the day and finished the tournament 5-3.

Team Elite Grey and its two local players -- Mason Calloway of Newton and Salem's Jason Howell -- defeated Georgia Stars 8-2 at Kennesaw Mountain High School to finish the tournament at 4-3.

Big Stix Gamers 15-Under dropped its final game of the tournament 6-3 to East Cobb Team Alabama, despite two hits and two RBIs from Heritage rising sophomore Drew Terrell. Terrell also pitched two innings and recorded three strikeouts for the Gamers, a team based out of McDonough who finished the tournament 2-3-2.

Austin Richardson (Alcovy) and Anthony Williams (Heritage) had a hit each as Team Demarini picked up a 2-1 victory over Fury Legion 15-Under to close its tournament at 3-3-1.