AREA PREP ROUNDUP: DWS secures second place in Region 3-AAA

ALBANY — The Deerfield baseball team wrapped up GISA Region 3-AAA play and secured home-field advantage in the first round of the playoffs with a 9-3 win against Southland on Monday.

The Knights (13-7, 6-2) finished second in the region standings.

DWS relief pitcher Justin Glover threw the final four innings, allowing one hit with five strikeouts to get the win and improve to 4-2 on the mound.

The Knights racked up 16 hits and were led by Kh’Ron McLain (2-for-4, 2B), Harris Webb (3-for-3, 2B), Davis Hines (2-for-3), Weston King (3-for-4, 2B) and Sam Shellhaas (3-for-4, 2B).

DWS plays again today in Macon against Stratford Academy.