Pirates advance to Elite 8

SYLVANIA - Winfield completed a two-game sweep of Sylvania with a 9-4 victory in the Alabama High School Athletic Association’s Class 3A State Baseball Playoffs second round on Friday, April 26.
The Alabama Sports Writers Association Class 3A’s second-ranked Pirates improved to 33-7 on the season to set the school record for wins, which was previously 31 victories set by the 2016 team (31-14).
Winfield’s Jackson Elkins earned the victory in the second contest of the series with 5 1/3 innings on the mound. He allowed eight hits and four earned runs while striking out 12.
Logan Samuels pitched the final 1 2/3 innings and allowed one hit with no earned runs and struck out two.


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