Both teams were strong on the mound Monday, but Sprayberry Yellow Jackets JV Baseball defeated South Paulding 3-1. Trey Posten allowed just five hits to South Paulding.
Sprayberry Yellow Jackets JV Baseball pulled away for good with three runs in the fourth inning. In the fourth Brandt McKinnon singled on a 1-2 count, scoring one run and Chase Smith singled on a 2-1 count, scoring two runs.
Posten got the start for Sprayberry Yellow Jackets JV Baseball . The righty allowed five hits and one run over seven innings, striking out three.
Wyatt Holladay was on the mound for South Paulding. The bulldog allowed four hits and three runs over four innings, striking out two and walking one. TJ Justice threw three innings in relief out of the bullpen.
Smith went 2-for-2 at the plate to lead Sprayberry Yellow Jackets JV Baseball in hits.
Zach Maloney led South Paulding with two hits in three at bats.