ARITON, Ala. (WDHN) — In a major Class 2A Area Three matchup rivals G.W. Long and Ariton battled it out on the diamond.

G.W. Long got the win 6-1 Friday night sweeping Ariton in the area championship series. The Rebels beat the Purple Cats in Skipperville 5-0 on Thursday in the first game of the series.

The Rebels win 2A Area Three and Ariton takes the number two spot.