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Good week for Bradwell

Tigers run the table, starting with MCA

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POSTED: April 11, 2011 11:05 a.m.
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Bradwell’s Eric Wells had a good week and so did the Tigers. Wells had seven base hits in three games and the Tigers won all three contests to stay on top in Region 3-AAAAA.

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The Bradwell Institute baseball team won back-to-back-to-back victories at away games this week.

The wins improve the Tigers to 12-4 overall and 10-1 in Region 3-AAAAA. According to ga.prepcountry.com, BI holds a narrow lead over Camden and Jenkins.

On Wednesday, the diamond Tigers beat McIntosh County Academy 10-7 in Darien.

Bradwell pitcher Garrett McCorkle threw five innings for the win. McCorkle walked four, struck out four and gave up five hits and seven runs. Chris Rafferty threw 1-1/3 innings and gave up four hits and a walk before Jacob Dill came in to pitch the rest of the way and earn the save.

Bradwell hitters had 13 hits against MCA pitching. Leonard Felton had two singles and a double. Eric Wells, Mitch Rogers and Alton Malpass singled. Jacob Dill singled and drove in two runs. Garrett McCorkle had two hits and two RBIs.

Josh Driggers had a pair of hits and Adam Corwin had two hits and an RBI.

On Thursday the Tigers routed Savannah High 21-4 in three innings.

Rafferty went the distance for BI, walking two and striking out four.

The Tigers scored their 21 runs off 11 hits and 12 walks.

Wells led the team with three singles, a triple and four RBIs. Malpass had a hit and an RBI. McCorkle and Snieder had two hits. Dill and Driggers singled and Mitch Rogers drove in a run.

Rounding out the Tigers’ road swing Friday was a visit to Garden City where they took on Islands High and earned a comeback 11-9 win. Wells went 3-for4 to lead BI hitters while Dill got the save.

Bradwell faces Camden on Wednesday in Hinesville in a battle among region contenders, but the Tigers also have to travel to Brunswick on Monday and play host to Windsor Forest on Tuesday

"We still need be ready to play each and every game," Bradwell coach Rhett Hellgren said. "We have a good chance of winning this region but we have to stay focused and play up to our standards."

 

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