Union continued where they left off on Friday down in Montgomery, Alabama at the Capital City Classic as the No. 20 Union Bulldogs defeated No. 14 North Georgia 7-5. Union is now 3-0 on the season.
Jackson native Nash Powell earned his first win of the seaosn by pitching 5.2 innings and giving up five runs, four of which came in the six inning. Todd Winchester earned his second save of the weekend by pitching a scoreless inning and a third.
Union scored three runs in the first and another two runs in the second to take a 5-0 lead. This sixth inning saw Union tack on another run to take a 6-1 lead, however, North Georgia tallied four times in the bottome of the sixth to cut Union's lead to just one. The Bulldogs added a run in the seventh and that held for Union's third win of the season. Two other Jackson locals each hit homeruns in the game as Roger Cook and Joel Hysmith went deep. Steve Sweat and Brandon Jackson added a double each. Jackson led Union with two hits on the day.