A three-time defending state champion, two region champions and a team that will make its first postseason appearance since 2002.
The Georgia High School Association state baseball playoffs begin today as six local teams begin their quest for a state championship. The seven state champions -- Class A is split into private-school and public-school tournaments -- will be crowned over Memorial Day weekend.
Here's a quick and easy guide on how to follow the games:
Gamechanger: GameChanger is a website that six of the seven local teams in the playoffs use. It's free to view schedules, rosters, live scores and other notes, but it costs $7.99/mo to follow the live gamestream, receive in-game alerts, read the recap story and more.
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Twitter: The Ledger-Enquirer sports team will be busy bringing you breaking news from the games around the Valley. Follow the Ledger-Enquirer's sports account for scores from around the Bi-City. David Mitchell's Prep Sports account will bring you breaking news, as well as writers Aaron Brenner and Joseph Myers.
Today’s GamesFirst roundBest-of-3Class AAAAA
Game 1: Hardaway 1, Northgate 0 Game 2: OngoingHow to follow: High school reporter David Mitchell will provide play-by-play here. Follow Hardaway's GameChanger by clicking here and keep up with Hardaway's Twitter account here.
Friday’s GamesClass AAAAA
Harris County at McIntosh (DH), 3 p.m.How to follow: Follow Harris County's GameChanger by clicking here.
Whitewater at Northside (DH), 4:30 p.m.How to follow: Follow Northside's GameChanger by clicking here.
Rabun County at Jordan (DH), 2 p.m.How to follow: Jordan does not regularly update its GameChanger account, but you can find it here.
Alabama High School Athletic AssociationQuarterfinalsClass 5A
Marbury at Russell County (DH), 5:30 p.m.How to follow: Follow Russell County's GameChanger by clicking here.
Harris County at McIntosh (if game), 1 p.m.
Whitewater at Northside (if game), 1 p.m.
Lanier at Columbus (if game), 2 p.m.
Rabun County at Jordan (if game), 4 p.m.
Kings Ridge at Brookstone (if game), 1 p.m.
Alabama High School Athletic Association
Marbury at Russell County (if game), 1 p.m