High school baseball roundup: Dalton finishes up sweep of Calhoun

Apr. 18—Dalton 6, Calhoun 3

Dalton (9-17) finished off a series sweep of Calhoun (8-20) with a 6-3 win Thursday in the final regular season game for the Catamounts.

Dalton led 4-3 after the first four innings and managed to hold Calhoun off the board the rest of the way. Dalton added a pair of runs in the top of the seventh.

Connor Stockard went 2-for-3 with an RBI for Dalton, and Charles Chappelle and Jose Orrelanes both went 2-for-4 with an RBI. Chappelle and Julian Hernandez doubled.

After RJ Donahue pitched four innings for Dalton, Stockard came in to pitch two scoreless, hitless innings. Drew Brown finished off the game with a one-hit inning.

With the series win, Dalton will beat out Calhoun and qualify for the Class 5A playoffs as the fourth seed in Region 7-5A.

Heritage 8, Northwest Whitfield 2

Northwest Whitfield (18-9) wrapped up the regular season with an 8-2 loss to Heritage (21-7) Thursday night.

The game was the third in a three-game Region 7-4A series, with Heritage grabbing the sweep.

Deakon Edwards and Hank Harrison picked up an RBI apiece for Northwest. Trent Hixson and Hank Scruggs both doubled.

Northwest finishes fourth in the region and will advance to the state playoffs.

Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe 3, Coahulla Creek 2

Coahulla Creek (8-16) dropped its season finale 3-2 to Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe (10-17) Thursday.

Creek was held to four hits. Keith Collins went 2-for-3, Luke Swiney doubled and both Fernando Hernandez and Colton Simpkins had RBIs.

The Colts finish the year outside the playoffs.

Central-Carrollton 11, Southeast Whitfield 0 Central-Carrollton 8, Southeast Whitfield 2

Southeast Whitfield (5-25) was swept in a Wednesday doubleheader at Central-Carrollton (13-14), ending the season for the Raiders as they wrapped up their regular season slate short of the playoffs.

Central took the first game 11-0 and won the second 8-2.

Grant McArthur went 2-for-3 with two doubles and an RBI in the second game for Southeast, and Brayden Lay had a double and an RBI.