Offensively, Skipstone was led by Jam Kimble (3 for 4, 2 RBIs) and Karson Bearden (2 for 2, 3 RBIs). Both also homered. Jam Kimble tied the ballgame at 1-1, when he led off the bottom of the first with a solo shot.Trailing 2-1 in the fourth, Caleb Mantooth singled to tie the game 2-all. Karson Bearden followed with a three-run homer to put the Warriors ahead for good. Colby Polk (2 for 4, 1 RBI) and Nate Zahn (2 for 3, 2 RBIs) rounded out the Warriors’ attack on offense. Skipstone is in action again Friday against Community Christian at Red Hawk Field in McDonough.
*****KIWANIS KIDS LEAGUE:
The Kiwanis Kids league will begin playing baseball at the First Christian Church on the corner of Pinehill Road and Poplar Street at 9 a.m., March 23 and each Saturday through May 4. An end-of-season party, complete with trophy and medallion presentations, will follow at the end of the season.Please call Skipper (678) 898-7073 for sign-ups and shirt sizes.
The wrong starting pitcher was listed in a brief on Sunday about the Spalding High baseball team’s win 8-0 win Friday at North Clayton.The starting pitcher who combined with Jonah Riceman and Jackson Mosley on a one-hitter was Parker Powell.The Griffin Daily News regrets the error and any confusion it may have caused.
The Spalding High baseball team has one more fund raiser, the team’s annual Golf Tournament 9 a.m., March 9 at the Griffin City Course. Cost is $200 per team.Anyone interested in registering can contact Jags head coach Mickey Moody, booster club president Ted Harris or any Jags baseball player.
*****SHS SPRING BASKETBALL:
Calling all county hoops legends! Do you want to lace up your sneakers and see who’s the best?If that’s your goal, then join the upcoming Spalding High Spring Basketball Men’s League for men ages 21 and up. The registration for the league is through Tuesday, March 12.Cost is $350 per team. The games will be played at the Spalding High gym on Mondays and Wednesdays from 6-9 p.m., starting March 20.Admission for the public will be $1 per person. For more info, contact coach Chad Hubbard at ChadHubbard357@gmail.com and coach Kemo Spear at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Free hunter safety courses, sponsored by the Department of Natural Resources, the Griffin Gun Club and DeVotie Baptist Church, are being offered locally.Test-only dates from 5:30-7:30 p.m., at DeVotie Baptist Church in Griffin are offered on: March 19, Sept. 3, Oct. 15, Nov. 19 and Dec. 17.Dates with a two-hour review, test, lunch and supervised shooting session are offered from 8 a.m., until 1:30 p.m., on: March 16 and Sept. 7 at the Big Red Oak Plantation in Gay; May 11 at Cherokee Rose Shooting Resort; and on Aug. 17 at the Griffin Gun Club.Do not call Cherokee Rose or the Big Red Oak Plantation to register. To register go online to: gohuntgeorgia.com. For more, call (478) 751-6415, (770) 355-3072 or (770) 468-8004.