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Pope Hopes to Eliminate Lithia Springs

Here's what's happening in high school athletics in East Cobb Patch on April 20.

The Pope (13-8, 7-2) baseball team will try to keep Lithia Springs (8-11, 2-7) near the bottom of the Region 5-AAAA standings when the two teams face each other on Wednesday.

With one more loss, the Lions will be officially eliminated from postseason play, which means one thing: if Lithia Springs wants to keep their playoff hopes alive, it's going to have to upset Pope.

Since Pope is tied with Kell atop the standings, the Greyhounds would like to keep winning to obtain a better seed in the upcoming tournament.

Here's the rest of the high school sports schedule for Wednesday:

Baseball

Walton at Marietta, 5:55 p.m.

Lithia Springs at Pope, 5:55 p.m.

Girls Soccer

Wheeler at Tri-Cities, 5:30 p.m.

Kennesaw Mountain at Walker School, 7:30 p.m.

Boys Soccer

Wheeler at Tri-Cities, 7:30 p.m.

Kennesaw Mountain at Walker School, 5:30 p.m.

Girls Golf

Walton and Wheeler will participate in the Region 5-AAAAA tournament at Marietta City Club       

Track

Walker School at Walton, 4 p.m.

Boys Tennis

South Forsyth at Pope, 4:15 p.m. (First Round of the state playoffs)

Girls Lacrosse

Campbell at Wheeler, 5:55 p.m. (Senior Night)

Boys Lacrosse

Walton at Lassiter, 6 p.m.

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Knox Bardeen April 21, 2011 at 01:46 AM
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