Smiths Station, Central baseball advance to state semifinals
COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - Smiths Station and Central are set to face-off in the AHSAA 7A semifinals.
Smiths Station swept Baker after a five-hour rain delay in Game One. The Panthers held onto a 2-1 lead for the win in the first game and won the second game 6-1 for the sweep.
Central, who won the state championship a year ago, defeated Enterprise 2-1 on Saturday in Game Three to take the series.
The Enterprise Wildcats took Game One of the series with a walk-off walk to win 3-2. Central flipped the script to take Game Two, 1-0. In the critical game three, the Red Devils took an early lead and never looked back to win the game 9-4.
Central is in the AHSAA 7A semifinals for the third year in a row, and Smiths Station is looking for their first state title since 2015.
Smiths Station and Central will compete for a spot in the state championship game May 11-12.
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