Jackson, in getting the win, gave up four hits and two runs while walking four and striking out three.
Houston County scored three in the second and two in the fourth. The Vikings chased Jackson in the fifth with a pair of runs but the Bears made it 8-2 with three in the bottom of the inning. They added one more in the sixth. The scare came in the seventh when FPD pushed across four runs, those charged to the second of three relievers the Bears used to close out the game.
Trent Jones had three of Houston County’s nine hits. He scored twice and drove in one. Justin Jones, David Umphreyville, Hunt Smith and Cody Reese all had an RBI. Smith also scored three times.
With the non-region win, Houston County improved to 17-3. The Vikings fell to 10-9.
A big inning was also the case for Warner Robins in its 9-1 win over Peach County. In this case it was a five-run sixth. Considering the Trojans didn’t even have a hit, it mattered little. The Demons scored two in the first and one in the third and fourth and used four pitchers for the no-hitter.
Bryce Traugher worked three innings, walked four and struck out four. Dillon Blackwell worked two. He walked two and was charged with the run. Landen Hattaway worked an inning with two walks and a strikeout and Alex Hvizdzak also worked an inning with two strikeouts.
Blackwell, Nathan Dempsey and Kyle Griffin each had two hits to lead Warner Robins. Blackwell went 2-3 with two runs scored. Dempsey was 2-4 with three RBI and a run scored and Griffin was 2-4 with two RBI.
Parker Suggs went hitless but still earned a pair of RBI.
Warner Robins won its third straight and improved to 10-10. Peach County fell to 3-17.