AC Flora defeated Chapin 5-4 March 8 to win the 30th Annual IP Classic. It was the third overall title for the Falcons in the tournament.
Georgetown went 0-4 on the weekend but will be battle-tested for the regular season that starts on the road Wednesday, March 11 in Conway.
Hunter Young made the All-Tourney team while Will Owens made the Academic team.
Georgetown High lost to South Aiken 6-2 March 6 after rain knocked out the scheduled first day of the tournament.
After the Thoroughbreds scored two runs to begin the game, Will Owens tied the game up 2-2 with two RBIs in the bottom of the first inning. South Aiken took the lead with one run in the second inning making it 3-2 and later scored three more runs in the fourth inning to make it 6-2, securing the victory.
South Aiken pitcher Matt Defillips took the win on the mound, pitching four innings and surrendering two runs on four hits while striking out three Georgetown batters. Georgetown pitcher Pep Jordan took the loss, allowing three runs on seven hits over two innings.
Hunter Young went 2-2 to lead the Bulldogs in hits.
In the second game of the weekend for Georgetown Saturday morning March 7, the Bulldogs lost 5-0 to Greenville High.
Jeremy Owens pitched four and a third innings, allowing five hits and three runs while striking out five in a losing role. Donovan Ford was the winning pitcher for the Red Raiders.
Justin Seat went 2-2 to lead Georgetown in hits.
Georgetown lost a heartbreaker to AC Flora on Saturday March 7, by a score of 8-7. With the game tied at 7 in the bottom of the fifth inning, The Falcons Michael Wright secured the victory by knocking in a run.
The Bulldogs had a big third inning with six runs. Pep Jordan, Will Owens, Blake Wall and Grant Hall all had RBIs.
Owens was the starting pitcher, allowing five runs on seven hits over three innings. John Henry Sasser pitched in relief, allowing three runs while walking one over one inning.
Hunter Young went 2-3 to lead the Bulldogs in the loss.
On Sunday afternoon March 8, Georgetown lost 8-1 to Boiling Springs High School for fourth place in the IP Classic.
At the end of the first inning, Boiling Springs led 6-1.
Taking the loss on the mound for Georgetown was Grant Hall, who allowed four hits and six runs, all in the first inning. Leading the way on offense was Justin Seat, who went 1-3.