SCHS Baseball Sweeps Franklin Co.

Junior Kain Dyer-Hewitt scattered five hits and struck out five in a complete game effort to lead the Stephens County Indians to a 4-1 victory over the Franklin County Lions in non-region baseball play Saturday afternoon at the Reservation.

With the win, the Indians swept the three-game series with the rivals to the south.

Offensively, Stephens County scored two runs in the third inning when Logan Bell hit a bloop double to left field with the bases loaded. Then in the fifth inning, Ryan Cleveland hit his fourth home run in as many games to give the Indians a 3-1 lead. Later in the inning, the Indians scored on an error with the bases loaded.

Kailon Wehunt knocked in the only Franklin County run with a fifth-inning double.

Bryson Cornett took the loss on the mound for the Lions.

Stephens County is now 4-1 on the season, while Franklin County drops to 3-7.

Next up, the Indians will host the Elbert County Blue Devils Tuesday evening at the Reservation. Game time is 5:55 p.m. Tuesday with airtime on AM 630 WNEG and set for 5:45 p.m.