Dade County stole the lead late in the game in an 8-7 victory over Trion on Saturday. The game was tied at six with the Wolverines batting in the top of the sixth when an error scored two runs for Dade County. The Wolverines earned the victory despite allowing Trion to score four runs in the second inning. The offensive onslaught by Trion was led by Brody Brown, Colt Trammell, Brantley Wilbanks, and Will Wyatt, who all drove in runs. Trion captured the lead in the first inning when Bryce Wallin grounded out, scoring one run. Dylan Dwyer got the win for the Wolverines. He lasted five and two-thirds innings, allowing three hits and one run while striking out six and walking one. Andy Allen started the game for Trion. He allowed five hits and one run over five innings, striking out five. Connor Deparlier and Brandon Dover entered the game from the bullpen, throwing one inning and one inning respectively. Brayden Nethery started the game for Dade County. He allowed one hit and six runs over one and one-third innings. Dade County racked up nine hits on the day. Brett Michael Kay and Nolan Heath each collected three hits for Dade County.
The Wolverines hit the field next in an important region game versus the Pepperell Dragons. The game was originally scheduled for Tuesday, March 10th, however, that game has been moved to Monday, March 9th at 5:00 PM. As of right now, the South Pittsburg game, originally scheduled for March 9th has been cancelled. That game could possibly be played at a later date. Due to recent weather and upcoming potential rain, Coach Brown and Pepperell agreed to move the region game up one day in order to get it in. The Wolverines are 8 – 1 on the season overall with a 2-0 record in Region 7AA play. You can see the Wolverine Baseball team at home on Friday, March 13, versus Pepperell at 5:30 PM.