Northern beats Toccoa to stay unbeaten

Northern 4, Toccoa 1

RICHMOND HILL, Ga. (WTVM) - It was the Trent Grantham show on the mound and at the plate as the Northern All-Stars beat Toccoa 4-1 on Monday night at the Georgia Little League state tournament in Richmond Hill.

Grantham was 4-for-4 at the plate with a double and three RBI. He also picked up the win as starting pitcher, throwing 4 1/3 hitless innings and striking out ten. Noah Lee pitched the final 1 2/3 innings, giving up one hit and one unearned run and striking out three.

Grantham got Northern on the board in the first inning, driving in Austin Hicks and Colby Brabston with a single. He singled home Tyler Hanson in the fourth inning to make it 3-0 Northern.

The final Northern run came in the sixth when Josh Evans scored on a passed ball.

The win gives Northern a 3-0 record in Pool A. They face the other undefeated team in the pool, Martinez-Evans American (2-0) at 6 p.m. ET on Tuesday. A win would give Northern first place in the pool and a berth in Thursday's state semifinals.



Richmond Hill, GA

Saturday, July 20

Columbus Northern 1, Newton County American 0

Warner Robins American West 17, West Point 0

Murphey Candler National 3, Richmond Hill Coastal 0

Martinez Evans National 17, Belvedere 1

Sunday, July 21

Martinez Evans National 7, Toccoa 1

Warner Robins American West 6, Cartersville 0

Columbus Northern 12, Belvedere 2

Murphey Candler National 11, West Point 1

Monday, July 22

Cartersville 12, West Point 0

Newton County American 14, Belvedere 1

Columbus Northern 4, Toccoa 1

Warner Robins American West 13, Richmond Hill Coastal 3

Tuesday, July 23

Warner Robins American West vs. Murphey Candler National, 6 p.m. (Field 10)

Columbus Northern vs. Martinez Evans National, 6 p.m. (Field 12)

Newton County American vs. Toccoa, 8:30 p.m. (Field 10)

Cartersville vs. Richmond Hill Coastal, 8:30 p.m. (Field 12)

Wednesday, July 24

Murphey Candler National vs. Cartersville, 10 a.m. (Field 10)

Belvedere vs. Toccoa, 10 a.m. (Field 12)

Martinez Evans National vs. Newton County American, 1 p.m. (Field 10)

Richmond Hill Coastal vs. West Point, 1 p.m. (Field 12)

Thursday, July 25

Pool A Winner vs. Pool B Runner-up, 10 a.m.

Pool B Winner vs. Pool A Runner-up, 1 p.m.

Friday, July 26

Championship Game, 10 a.m.