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Decatur Heritage drops game one of class 1A state championship series against Sweet Water

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AL.com) - Sweet Water junior Jonah Smith struck out seven and held defending state champion Decatur Heritage to four hits in a 4-2 win in Game 1 of the Class 1A state championship series at Riverwalk Stadium in Montgomery this afternoon.

Smith (14-2) carried a two-hitter into the seventh inning as he picked up the win.

Making its first appearance in the finals since 1990, Sweet Water (31-7) scored two runs in the third inning and one run in the fourth to take the lead and added a final run in the sixth inning.

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