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Top stars, best performances in Georgia high school baseball (April 4-10)

Here are some stars from the past week’s high school baseball games across Georgia.
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By Darren Nichols | Photo by Jamie Spaar

Here are some stars from the past week's high school baseball games across Georgia.

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Justin Byrd, North Oconee

Byrd was on fire in two games versus Jefferson, going 4-for-5 with seven RBIs.

Ford Thompson, Parkview

Thompson was lights-out versus Providence on the mound. He went five innings with seven strikeouts and allowed only one run.

Alex Urias, South Forsyth

Urias went 2-for-4 with a double, a home run and three RBIs in a big region win.

Yash Jain, South Forsyth

Jain pitched a gem versus North Forsyth. He threw a complete game, gave up only one run and had nine strikeouts.

Landon Stripling, Parkview

Stripling had the best of both worlds in a win over Bolles. He threw five innings, allowing only one run and striking out eight batters, and he went 2-for-2 at the plate.

John Glanton, Metter

Glanton went all seven innings, allowing only one hit and striking out 10 in Metter’s win over Bryan County.

Tysen Benford, North Paulding

Benford hit a two-run homer (his ninth) to help North Paulding put a halt to Etowah’s win streak.

Kent Schmidt, Pope

Schmidt was locked in as he went 4-for-4 with a triple and drove in two runs.

Cade Cosper, Carrollton

Cosper went all seven innings, giving up just two hits, no runs, no walks and striking out nine.

Caden Carroll, Cartersville

Carroll was flat-out dominant in a win over Calhoun. He threw a complete game, allowing only one run and striking out 13.

Brayden Whitworth, Roswell

Whitworth had a big day at the plate, going yard on the first pitch of the game and ending the day with three hits.

Levi Clark, Decatur

The future Tennessee Volunteer went 3-for-6 with a home run and three RBIs.

Graham Stogner, Greater Atlanta Christian

Stogner came up huge on the mound in a win over top-ranked Lovett. He went 5.1 innings with five strikeouts, allowing only five hits.

Hunter Pirkle, Mill Creek

Pirkle went 4.2 lights-out innings, striking out seven, allowing one run and picking up the win.

Jake Streeter, North Springs

Streeter showed off his power as he went 2-for-3 with two homers and five RBIs.

Landen Fernandez, Mountain View

Fernandez was on fire at the plate, going 4-for-4 and helping Mountain View upset Lassiter.