The Knights took on regional opponent Lithia Springs in a three game series this past week. Junior Lyndon Weaver got things going in the first game with a lead-off home run. Grady’s offensive momentum continued, building an 8-3 lead heading into the bottom of the sixth. Despite the advantage, Lithia Springs rallied back to take the game 9-8 in the 7th. Grady fell 2-8 in the second game and 3-10 in the third.
Leading the three-game series at the plate were Weaver with nine at bats and five hits, including a homerun, and senior Micaiah Streator, who also went five for nine, with a double.
Defensively, Streator logged 3.1 innings on the mound with five strikeouts, followed by seniors Jack Bannon and Yan Mastin who each had four innings and five strikeouts.
The Knights continue region play this week, taking on Decatur at home (Crim HS) Monday, 3/13, away Wednesday, 3/15 and back home Friday, 3/17. Come out and cheer on your Grady Knights!