Boys Varsity Baseball · REGION CHAMPS! Boys Varsity Baseball beats Ware Shoals 3 – 2


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The Whitmire Wolverines captured their first Region Championship in 35 years with a 3-2 victory over Ware Shoals. Carson Gaffney kept the Wolverines in the game with an outstanding start giving up 2 runs over 6.1 innings. He also struck out 13. Chase Hood (3-2) got the Win in relief battling out of a 1-out bases loaded jam. Whitmire was down 2-1 in the bottom of the 7th when Gaffney reached on a bloop hit. Justin Brannon laid down a perfect bunt and Alan Mikel Stanley walked. The Wolverines won the game on a walk-off, 2 RBI single by Sophomore Matthew Prather.
Whitmire improves to 10-7, 3-1 in region play. They will travel to Ware Shoals for a non-region contest on Thursday,
“Carson was phenomenal. Chase did a good job of keeping it a 1-run game in the 7th. The offense finally came through in the 7th inning. I am so happy for our players and coaches. I am also humbled by the fans that showed up and the kind words that people have shared about this team. This was a special night for our community and school. Ware Shoals fought hard. We stepped up and that will be something that these players will always remember. It was a good night to be a Wolverine!”