The Hardway Hawks Baseball team finished the 2017 season with it’s best playoffs run in 11 years making it to the Quarterfinals of the AAAA State Playoffs. A strong regular season finish earned the Hawks the #3 seed coming out of Region 1-AAAA heading into the post-season. Hardaway went on the road for the State Playoffs and defeated #2-seeded Burke County in the 1st round and #1 seeded Troup County before being knocked out of the playoffs by #2 seeded Heritage-Catoosa in the Quarterfinals. For their strong finish, the Hawks finished ranked #8 in the final AAAA poll. This is the highest the Hawks have finished in recent memory.