Florala makes baseball playoffs

Published 12:00 am Friday, April 9, 2010

The Florala Wildcats are going to the Class 1A state playoffs.

Florala split with Kinston Thursday night in an area doubleheader on the road.

The Wildcats (11-19, 2-2 in Class 1A, Area 3) earned the runner-up spot after beating the Bulldogs 11-8 in the first game.

Florala lost the second game, 11-1.

“We played pretty flat both games,” Florala coach Stan Gooden said. “We capitalized on some mistakes in the first game to win it. They made a few mistakes in the field and we were able to make it hurt.”

The Wildcats will play Brantley in the first round of the playoffs.

Complete coverage of Thursday night’s doubleheader will be in the Sat., April 10 edition of the Star-News.