Columbus and Shaw swept their Class AAA state baseball first-round series.
Columbus edged Spalding 5-4 in Game 1. The Blue Devils won Game 2 13-2.
At Shaw, the Raiders beat Ola 10-0 in a game shortened by the mercy rule. The Raiders won Game 2 8-1.
In the Class A state tournament, Brookstone opened with a 3-1 victory over Montgomery County. The Cougars won Game 2 8-3.
Pacelli dropped Game 1 against Turner County 7-3. But the Vikings bounced back to win Game 2 11-1. Game 3 will be Saturday at 1 p.m.
No scores are yet available from the Northside at Henry County series.
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