Despite perfect weather conditions Friday night, the football game between Bradwell Institute and Charlton County was sloppy. The teams combined for 38 penalties for 336 yards in a non-region contest that lasted 3 hours, 10 minutes at Olvey Field.
Candace Blair had just told her Bradwell Institute teammates, "We got this," before she took her at-bat in the bottom of the sixth inning and smacked a one-run homer over the center-field fence.
The Long County High School softball team continued to struggle in its region on Tuesday, losing to Appling County, 12-0, in Baxley.
The folks at Veterans' Stadium were on their feet as the Long County Blue Tide scored a touchdown with two seconds left on the clock, forcing overtime Friday night. Blue Tide football coach Ronald Flott was playing against the Yellow Jackets of Southeast Bulloch, where he used to coach, and the score was tied, 21-21, at the end of regulation.
Walker Middle School defender Thomas Watts deflects a pass intended for a Yellow Jackets receiver in Wednesday's 28-15 loss against Martha Puckett in Jesup. Brandon Scott and Tanner Brant scored touchdowns for the Wildcats. The contest was the first regular-season game for Walker Middle School. The team's next game is Sept. 7, when they travel to Waycross to take on Ware County at 5 p.m.
Liberty County hosted McIntosh County Academy and sent them home with a goose egg defeating the Buccaneers 28-0. Within the first three minutes of the game senior Panther running back Shadrach Thornton rushed for 95 yards and a touch down. Thronton had 3 touchdowns before resting out in the fourth quarter. The final touchdown came from Andre Haggray on a 5 yard run. The Panther defense was led by Raekwon McMillan, Melvin King Anthony Dabson and Rodney Goffney.
After dropping a game against Americus-Sumter last week at Donell Woods Stadium, the Liberty County Panthers have another chance to defend their home turf tonight when they host McIntosh Academy.
After putting a 41-6 whipping on Brantley County last week, Class A powerhouse Charlton County comes to Olvey Field tonight to face Bradwell Institute.
It was a long time in coming, but Bradwell Institute on Tuesday afternoon finally defeated Jenkins, 7-5, in a softball game to improve to 1-1 in Region 3-AAAAA.
The Blue Tide play their first home game under head coach Ron Flott tonight. Perhaps appropriately, it's against Flott's old team, the Southeast Bulloch Yellow Jackets.
Liberty County failed to cash in on scoring opportunities against Brunswick on Tuesday in a Region 2A-AAAA softball matchup, and the end result was a 11-2 loss to the Pirates.
Long County High School fell, 28-21, to Bryan County on Friday in Pembroke in a hard-fought contest that went back and forth for four quarters.
Injury-riddled Bradwell Institute won the bronze division of the Battle of the 'Boro softball tournament over the weekend at Mill Creek Park in Statesboro.
With Region 2A-AAAA games beginning this week, the Liberty Lady Panthers spent the weekend playing in the Battle of the 'Boro softball tournament to hone their skills and improve their game.
The eighth annual Race for the Shrine will be the feature race tonight at the Oglethorpe Speedway in