Junior Lucas Klopp shut down Toombs County High School, throwing a shutout and leading the Knights to a 8-0 victory in the first game of a Sweet Sixteen doubleheader. Klopp allowed five hits and zero runs over seven innings, striking out eight. The Knights got on the board in the first inning as senior Jae Williams singled on a 2-2 count, scoring one run. Thanks to a single by senior Michael Lynch and a ball put in play by freshman Miles Mador, the Knights then tallied three runs in the fifth inning. Sophomore Terrence Kiel went two-for-four at the plate to lead the Knights in hits. The team was sure-handed in the field and didn't commit a single error.

In the second game, the Knights stole the lead late and defeated Toombs County by a score of 10-6. The Knights got on the board in the first inning as an error scored one run. They went on to score again in the top of the second, but Toombs County answered with a run of its own. The back-and-forth game continued until the sixth inning, when the Knights pulled away and scored five runs. Sophomore Ethan Rucker earned the victory for the Knights. The fireballer surrendered four runs on seven hits over five innings, striking out three and walking one. Seniors Greyson O'Berry and RJ Austin helped close out the game in relief. Kiel led the Knights with two hits in three at bats; he also led the team with two stolen bases.

The Knights travel to Bleckley County for an Elite Eight doubleheader. The action starts at 4 p.m. Tickets are available via GoFan.