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Baseball: Hot bats lead North Forsyth to first round sweep
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North Forsyth senior Andrew Grogan threw three dominant innings of relief in Game 2 to help the Raiders sweep North Gwinnett in the first round of the Class AAAAAA playoffs Friday at home. - photo by Lily McGregor Photography
North Forsyth capitalized on their opportunities Friday night as the Raiders swept North Gwinnett 8-5 and 7-2 to win their first playoff series since 2006. The Raiders (19-9) have had pro-level talent, region championships and nearly-perfect records, yet they never seemed to be able to put it all together in playoffs in recent years. The last time North won a playoff series was a sweep of Mays when the Raiders played in Class AAAA. When North hosted North Gwinnett on Friday, it did not have its best record, best talent or a region championship.