Early deficit, defensive miscues cost Woodland
In a game marred by 14 combined errors, Cedartown scored seven runs in the first three innings and made it stand up for an 11-7 victory at Woodland Friday night.
The Wildcats out hit the Bulldogs, 14-8, but fell behind 7-2 going to the bottom of the third and could not overcome the Cedartown lead.
Woodland committed nine errors in the game that led to seven unearned runs for the Bulldogs.
Woodland posted two runs in the bottom of the second inning to narrow Cedartown’s lead to 4-2. Another two runs in the bottom of the third for Woodland made the score 7-4 and then the two teams matched single runs in the fifth and two runs in the sixth.
Cedartown added an insurance run in the top of the seventh for an 11-7 final.
Noah Ludy (RBI), Cauy Williams (RBI), and Trenton Harrison (double) finished with three hits each. Garrett Cornett had two hits for the Wildcats. Jacob Frye drove in two runs with one hit. Toby Queen (RBI) and Hunter Reaid had the other Woodland hits.
Walker Barrow (triple, RBI), Miles Minge, Henley Haney (2 RBI), and Dalton Prince (2 RBI) combined for seven of the Bulldogs’ eight hits.
Bowman picked up the pitching win for Cedartown. Grayson Bagwell was tagged with the pitching loss for the Wildcats.
Cedartown improved to 9-1 with their win.
Woodland (9-3) plays at Coosa Monday at 4:30pm and will begin Region 7AAAAA play next Friday at Cass at 5:55pm.