Buford's American Legion squad wins debut

Buford Post 127's baseball won its American Legion season opener 11-4 over Canton on Wednesday night.

After Canton went ahead 3-0 in the first inning, five Buford pitchers held the visitors hitless the rest of the game. Jarrett Hood homered twice for Post 127 and his second blast in the fifth inning gave his team the lead for good.

Buford's next game is Saturday at 11 a.m. in Dawsonville.