Redan: The Raiders (19-5) finished their most successful regular season since 2006 on April 24 against Marist. A win would clinch the No. 1 seed from Region 6-AAAA for the Raiders heading into the AAAA state playoffs. Redan defeated Chamblee 5-2 on April 23. Brandon Baker was the winning pitcher and improved his season record to 8-1. Wesley Jones and Angelo Horton each had two hits. The Raiders also defeated Carver Atlanta 15-0 on April 16 and Miller Grove 2-0 on April 18. Jones allowed five hits and was the winning pitcher against the Wolverines. Corderius Dorsey, who got the final five outs against Chamblee, struck out six against Carver and earned the win.
Chamblee: Patrick Gaulden was the winning pitcher and had two hits and three RBIs in a 7-5 win over Dunwoody on April 19. He allowed three hits over five innings. The Bulldogs also beat Lithonia 14-0 on April 20. Darrell Fambro had two hits and five RBIs, Somto Egbuna had two hits and three RBIs, and Brent Burgess had two hits and two RBIs for the Bulldogs.
Dunwoody: The Wildcats dropped out of first place in Region 6-AAAA with a 7-5 loss to Chamblee. Dunwoody fell behind 5-0 after the first inning. The Wildcats defeated Carver-Atlanta on April 23 and ended the regular season against Mays on April 25. Against Chamblee, Jerric Johnson and James Cunningham each had two hits, with Johnson driving in two runs. Cunningham took the loss and allowed four earned runs and four hits while striking out four.
Marist: The War Eagles kept their playoff hopes alive with a 12-2 win over Mays on April 17 and a 13-2 win over Miller Grove on April 23. The defending Class AAAA state champions ended the region schedule against Southwest DeKalb on April 24 and Redan on April 25. Against Mays, all nine starters had at least one hit. Thomas Seitz, Michael Toner and Jackson Armstrong each had two hits. Steven Taylor hit a solo home run. Jordan Baker earned the win, allowing two hits and a walk while striking out five in five innings.
Arabia Mountain: The Rams faced North Springs on April 25 in a doubleheader in a best-of-three series to determine the No. 4 seed from Region 5-AAA. The third game, if necessary, would be played April 26. The winner of the series advances to the Class AAA state tournament. The Rams closed out the regular season with wins over Towers (14-3) and Stockbridge (6-4). Against Towers, Jonathan Slaton had three hits while Chris Jones, Jacobi Meyers, Brendan Thompkins and Khalil McGuire each had two hits. Jones and McGuire also had three stolen bases.
Lakeside: Andrew Doetsch struck out nine and allowed four runs in six innings in the Vikings’ 14-7 win over Southwest DeKalb on April 20.
Columbia: Trenton Nash and Travis Taylor each had three hits in a 16-1 win over Meadowcreek on April 20. Harold Peterson was the winning pitcher and drove in three runs.
St. Pius: The Golden Lions defeated Woodward Academy 3-2 on penalty kicks April 20 to win the Region 5-AAA championship. St. Pius (16-1-1), which has won three consecutive Class AAA state titles, begins the state playoffs May 4.