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Norcross wins Southeast Summer High School Showdown

Photo by Brandon Brigman

Photo by Brandon Brigman

Tanner Maloof and Jess Ramsey powered Norcross' summer baseball team to the championship of the varsity division at the Southeast Summer High School Showdown, a tournament co-hosted by neighboring schools Norcross and Wesleyan.

Maloof was 2-for-4 with a grand slam home run, a triple and five RBIs in a 13-4, title-game win over Thomasville (Ala.), while allowing no earned runs in three innings as the game's winning pitcher. Joseph Wilber (3-for-3, walk, three runs), Hamp Floyd (2-for-3, walk, two RBIs) and Chris Raasch (double, two RBIs) also contributed to the offensive explosion.

Greater Atlanta Christian won the JV division (16-and-under players) 4-2 over the Windward Baseball Academy behind Harrison Kerr, Jackson O'Brien and Brian Syphoe.