Wood, Etowah top Cherokee County
Mon. March 04, 2013 at 11:31 p.m. | By Times Staff
ATTALLA — The Etowah baseball team continued its strong start to the season Monday, edging Cherokee County 2-1 on a walkoff hit by Braxton Wood.
With the game tied at one in the seventh, Wood hit an RBI single to score Paul Ruiz from second base for the game-winner. Etowah (7-0) scored its first run in the sixth inning on Josh Bobo’s sacrifice fly, which scored Tanner Putman.
Cherokee County had taken a 1-0 lead in the fifth when Wade Griffith singled
home Tanner Johnson, who had doubled.
Etowah’s junior varsity team also won, knocking off the Warriors 6-1.
The Blue Devils hosts Gadsden City today.