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Tigers baseball moves to 6-1 on season
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Dawson County Tigers baseball moved to 6-1 on the season with two wins last weekend over Pickens County and Chestatee.

Head Coach Dwayne Sapp was pleased with the effort as the Tigers won 13-6 over Pickens County after a well-rounded attack.

"We really hit the ball and pitched well this weekend," Sapp said. "I like the way we are playing headed into region play."

In Saturday's contest against Pickens County, senior Tucker Maxwell was impressive for the Tigers in both his hitting and pitching efforts.

Maxwell hit a triple in the first, a double in the second and a single in the fifth inning with two RBIs.

On the mound Maxwell allowed no earned runs and held the Dragons hitless in the first.

The Tigers scored three runs in the first three innings allowing a comfortable lead that they would not relinquish.

Junior Palmer Sapp had an RBI single in the first and junior Austin Young doubled to score two.

Senior Brody Chester hit a two run single in the second as well as a three-run homerun in the fifth.

The Tigers beat Chestatee on Saturday as well by a score of 17-7 over six innings.

There were eight lead changes in the game and the Tigers were able to hold onto the lead after a strong fourth inning. A two-run double by junior Brise Henson scored Chester and Sapp.

In the fifth, the Tigers scored five runs. Maxwell hit a three run homer and accounted for five RBIs on the day.

From the mound sophomore Connor Beardon got the win allowing four runs over two innings. He struck out one, walked two and gave up six hits.

The Tigers hitting was substantial with 12 hits and 14 RBIs.

Dawson County had two separate three run innings in the third and sixth. In the third, Chester brought Maxwell home on an RBI single.

Next up for the Tigers is at Banks County at 7:30 p.m. on Friday.