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Morgan Academy sweeps Lee-Scott in AISA baseball playoffs

Morgan Academy swept Lee-Scott in the second round of the AISA State Baseball playoffs.

The Senators will host Pike Liberal Arts in the third round on Wednesday.

Andrew Thomas scattered five hits and struck out six batters as the Senators took Game 1 1-0.

The Senators (20-8) scored eight unanswered runs to win Game 2 19-11. Morgan Academy overcame a 6-1 deficit to prevail.

Davis Vardaman had three hits for the Senators. T.B. Clements stole three bases. Trey Jones had an RBI walk.

Chris Gardner was the winning pitcher and homered for the Senators.

“I could not be more proud of this group of young men,” Senators coach Stephen Clements said. “To be where they are now is a testament to their hard work.”