Westside's Gerald Barnes, earns 900th career victory

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Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019
AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) -- Westside's Gerald Barnes has been a fixture on the high school scene for decades.

He's helped lead the patriots to numerous region championships and two state titles. today's he hits another career milestone, picking up his 900th victory today as Westside beat ARC.

Barnes credits his incredible players over the years for helping him reach this mark.

"It means a lot. I think the longevity for me, it's not really like winning a championship. The big deal about being here, is I've been here a long time. Our program's been pretty good a long time.It's not a me thing, it's a players thing," Barnes said.

Barnes is now the second winningest high school baseball coach in the state of Georgia.