The 2012 GHSA Baseball State Championships begin this week with four
DeKalb County teams participating in the first round best-of-three series.
Redan (20-6) opens play first with a Class AAAA doubleheader on the road
at East Paulding (17-9) on Thursday (May 3) beginning at 4:30 p.m. A
third game, if necessary, will be played at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday (May 5).
The Raiders and East Paulding met on March 12 in a game won 8-1 by the
Redan is led at the plate and on the mound by junior pitcher/infielder
Wesley Jones. Jones is fifth in the county in batting average at .516,
second in RBI with 29 and in the Top 5 in doubles with eight. He is 3-1 on
the mound in 34 2/3 innings with a 1.41 earned run average, 42 strikeouts
and 19 walks.