ATLANTA (WTXL) — The Lowndes High School baseball team defeated Parkview High School 5-2 in Game 2 of the 2023 Georgia High School Association Classification AAAAAAA (Class 7A) baseball state championship series Wednesday afternoon inside Truist Park to claim the state championship.
Lowndes won the best-of-three game series two games to zero.
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2023 Class 7A Boys Baseball State Champions
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With the win, Lowndes claimed its first baseball state championship since the 2000 season and its third baseball championship in program history.
Both games of the series were impacted by weather delays.
Lowndes won game one of the series 3-2 Tuesday night at Truist Park, which is the home of the Atlanta Braves baseball team.
In game two Wednesday, Lowndes (29-13) held a 4-0 lead against Parkview (32-8) after the top of the first inning.