State baseball playoffs: Defending 6A champ Oxford falls
by Star staff
Apr 27, 2013 | 3354 views |  0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Oxford's baseball team lost the deciding game of its state playoff series against Grissom today 6-4.

Oxford, the Class 6A state champion a year ago, finished its season 18-17.

The Yellow Jackets and Grissom split a doubleheader Friday, forcing a winner-take-all game in their best-of-three series today.

Grissom shot out to a 5-0 lead before Oxford managed three runs in the sixth inning. Trent Simpson slugged a home run, his 10th of the season. Matt Butler followed with a two-run single.

Joe McGuire brought home a run in the seventh inning with a sacrifice fly.
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