Indians Fall to Franklin in Baseball

The Stephens County Indians come up short against rival Franklin County.

Bryson Cornett pitched a complete game three-hitter for the Lions defeated StephensCounty 4-1 Friday night in non-region baseball action in Toccoa.

Cornett struck out four and walked just one in going the distance for the Lions to pick up the win

Logan Bell had two of those three hits for Stephens County.

The other Indian hit belonged to Josh Slate, whose single in the sixth inning brought home courtesy runner Kenneth Brock for the lone Stephens County run.

Brock was running for Bell, who had tripled.

Franklin County got all the offense it needed in the first inning on a two-run homerun to right field from Aubrey Davis.

Bryson Cornett also had an RBI double for Franklin County.

Tristan Powell took the loss for Stephens County, allowing three runs, two of them earned, and four hits over five innings.  Powell struck three and did not walk a hitter.

Mason Long threw two innings of relief, allowing one run and one hit and striking out three while walking one.

The Indians fall to 2-1 with the loss.

Franklin County moves to 1-5.

StephensCounty is back in action today against GeorgeWaltonAcademy at home.  First pitch is set for 1 p.m. with air time set for 12:45 p.m. on AM 630 WNEG and