THOMSON Andrew Roy hit a one-out sacrifice fly to left field to drive home the winning run in the bottom of the seventh inning, as Northside-Columbus defeated Thomson 4-3 today.
The victory by the Patriots in Game 3 of the second-round Class AAA baseball playoff series pits them against Cartersville next week.
The loss ends Thomsons season one of the best seasons put together by the Bulldogs in four decades. They earned their first baseball region championship since 1969.
Thomson finished with an overall record of 17-10, dropping their final two games to the Patriots.