The win was Cartersville’s eighth in a row.
The Tigers scored the game’s first run in the top of the first and got a runner on base through an error and scored him off their only hit — a single — for a 1-0 lead.
That lead held until the fourth inning when Austin Adams hit a two-run shot to thrust the Canes into the lead at 2-1.
JoJo Underwood gave the Canes an insurance run with a solo shot in the sixth. Mark Quattlebaum scored the Canes’ final run in the fifth inning.
Ringgold scored its final run in the sixth inning, closing the issue to 4-2.
Connor Justus pitched the final inning for Cartersville. He faced just three batters and recorded a save.
Linn walked one.
The Canes tallied five hits on the evening against one for Ringgold.
The victory improved Cartersville overall record to 9-3. The Canes are 5-0 in Region 5-AAA.
Cartersville returns to the diamond today when it visits Sonoraville in a game scheduled to start at 5:30 p.m.
Sonoraville is 8-5 overall and had a 3-1 region record. It defeated Adairsville, 11-8.
Ringgold dropped to 9-6 overall, 2-2 in Region 5A-AAA, with the loss. It next plays Adairsville today.