Savannah Country Day offense powers Hornets to Elite Eight

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The Savannah Country Day baseball team scored double-digit runs in each of its wins over St. Francis in the GHSA Private-A second round playoffs Thursday afternoon.

The Hornets won a back-and-forth affair 13-12 in Game 1 and took care of business 14-4 in Game 2.

In Game 1, St. Francis had a chance in the top of the seventh to tie or win the game with one swing of the bat. Savannah Country Day pitcher Win Johns shut the door on the Knights with a strikeout to end the game.

Savannah Country Day advances to the Elite Eight for a matchup against Savannah Christian.

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