The Pelion Panthers took the lead late in the game in a 5-2 victory over Wade Hampton on Thursday. The Panthers were down 2-1 in the bottom of the fifth inning when Alex Pegues singled on a 1-0 count, scoring two runs.
Dobson took the loss for Wade Hampton. He allowed two hits and two runs over four and a third innings, striking out one and walking zero.
The Panthers will now host the district championship game on Monday, April 29th beginning at 5pm. The Panthers opponent is TBD and will have to defeat Pelion 2 times on Monday to advance to the lower state championship series.