'Canes second round opponent battled through tough opening series
While Cartersville dispatched North Oconee in a doubleheader sweep last Friday in the first round of the 2015 Class 4A baseball playoffs, their second round opponent was battling through an extended three game series that consisted of three, one-run games.
Thomas County Central (21-7, 16-4 Region 1-AAAA) lost their playoff opener to West Laurens Friday, but pushed the series to a Saturday rubber game with a 3-2 win in the doubleheader nightcap. The Yellow Jackets then captured the series Saturday with a second 3-2 victory.
Cartersville (18-9, 12-2 Region 7-AAAA) will host the series Wednesday (May 6) at Richard Bell Field. If needed, Game 3 will be Thursday.
THOMAS COUNTY CENTRAL
Head Coach: Chad Parkerson
TCC key players in their opening series: Doug Smith, Jonathan Robinson, Colby Melton, Carlton Ogletree, Bryce Clanton, Wes Hamby,