JACKSON County's baseball team went a 2-for-2 on its long road trip this weekend.
After beating Pike County in Zebulon Friday, the Panthers trekked to Columbus today (Saturday) where they beat Brookstone 10-6.
Jackson County is now 9-2 on the year.
Jeremy Cook threw four innings for the win, giving up four runs, six hits and three walks, while striking out five. Coleman Barbee earned his second save in as many days, throwing three innings and surrendering two runs, three hits and two walks. He struck out five batters.
Several Panthers enjoyed big days at the plate for Jackson County, which won for the eighth time in nine games. Ben Brissey homered and had two RBIs; Patrick Overstreet went 2-for-3 with a double and two RBIs; Colby Cole was 2-for-3 with two RBIs; Joel Ellis was 1-for-3 with a double; Jacob Banks went 2-for-4 with a double and two RBIs; and Andrew Fogarty was 1-for-3 with a double and two RBIs.
Jackson County is off until March 24 when it opens its Region 8-AAA schedule on the road at Oconee County.
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