Walton won game one against Collins Hill with a score 9-1. Luke Boynton and Jared Jones had home runs during the contest. John Giesler, Brandon Nikitaides, Pierce Gallo, Jared Jones, Ben Anderson and Luke Boynton each had multiple hits. Will Marconi pitched a compete game allowing only four hits while striking out five to earn the win.
In the second game Walton beat Collins Hill 10-0 to advance to the second round of the playoffs. John Giesler led the offense with three hits, including a grand slam HR and 6 RBI. Bobby Spencer pitched a complete game shutout giving up three hits while striking out six for the win.
Walton will play North Paulding in round two of the state playoffs. The Raiders will host a double header on May 2nd starting at 5pm. If necessary a third game will be held May 3rd. Tickets prices are set by the GHSA and are $10 for the double header and $7 for the third game.