First-year Liberty County baseball coach Joel Moody claimed his first official win of the regular season Tuesday after his Panther squad knocked out Johnson High, 16-0, in three innings at home.
Here is the current schedule for area teams in the state high school basketball playoffs, which begin today and continue Saturday at various sites:
The South Effingham Mustangs swept the Bradwell Institute Tigers on Tuesday night at Freedom Field.
Still coaching young men in basketball, former Bradwell Institute and First Presbyterian Christian Academy boys basketball coach David Jones recently hit two milestones.
The Long County boys' basketball team led all area teams with six players selected for the Region 2-AA all-region team.
The Long County High School baseball team picked up its first win of the regular season Tuesday by beating Groves High School, 14-1, in Ludowici.
The FPCA Highlander boys have made it into the final four in the state playoffs by defeating Gatewood, 59-56, on Saturday. The boys will take on LaGrange at 4 p.m. Thursday at Georgia College and State University in Milledgeville.
The Liberty County Lady Panthers won the Region 2-AAAA consolation tournament, beating Effingham County, 47-40. Liberty is also the No. 3 seed as the state tournament begins this week.
Third seeded Liberty lost to No. 1 Effingham County, 43-40, in the Region 2-AAAA tournament Saturday afternoon at Richmond Hill.
The Long County High School basketball team came up a little short in the quest for a Region 2-AA crown over the weekend, but had a successful tournament, making it to the championship game against Vidalia High School.
The BI Tiger soccer teams swept victories in their first games of the season Feb. 13 at Brunswick. The boys won 5-3 and the girls won 4-0.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy's Highlander boys basketball team has cleared the first hurdle enroute to their fourth state title. The Highlander boys defeated Valwood 73-38 in the first round of the state playoffs Thursday afternoon in Dawson.
It was an all-out physical battle between the Liberty Lady Panthers and Richmond Hill in the first girl's Region 2-AAAA semi-finals Friday afternoon.
Second-seed Brunswick surged past Liberty, 70-56, Friday afternoon in a Region 2-AAAA boys semi-final game at Richmond Hill.
The alumni took a 3-1 lead in the second inning and scored seven in the fifth to win 9-1. Former players Eric Wells, Zach Hawkins, Joshua Rivers, Josh Drigger, Steven Dill, Josh Magaw,DeAnte Day, Eran Hodge and Jeff Polk, and alumni Hill, Ricky Glisson and James Rogers played for the winning team. Rogers was walked by his son Mitch Rogers, a current BI player.
Wildcats offensive line coach Josh Eads will be the next head football coach at Richmond Hill High School.