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Blue Tide Win Streak at Four with 15-0 Win Over Knights
Long County's Stevie Harrison went 2 for 2, with both hits being doubles in the win over Windsor Forest High School on Monday. - photo by Mike Riddle / Coastal Courier
LUDOWICI -- The boys in blue continued their hot streak Monday as they beat the Windsor Forest Knights.
Long County's pitchers and batters dominated the opposition, as the home team got the lopsided 15-0 victory.
In the first inning Tide pitcher Tyler Chambliss had three Knight batters come to the plate and three sit down, as the right-hander didn't allow a hit.
When the Blue Tide players hit the plate, it looked like batting practice as the home team managed 7 hits, producing 9 runs.  In that inning Shane White, Ryan Simmons, Brian Wingate and Stevie Harrison all hit doubles to lead the Long County team.
In the second inning, Chambliss shut out the visitors once again, but the pitcher was helped by a great play by third baseman Wingate, who snagged a line drive to his body.
When the blue batters came back to the plate for a second time, they were not quite as dominate as in the first, but still managed 2 more hits and 5 runs, to be up 14-0. In that inning, Harrison put up his second double of the night, crushing a ball into deep center field.
In the third inning, Blue Tide head coach, Brian Thomas made a pitching change and put Britt Horne on the mound.  The first batter managed to get on first, despite the pitcher getting the strike out, when catcher Shane White dropped the pitch.  The second batter flew out to center, and then, the third and fourth batters were struck out.
In the bottom of the third, the Tide added 2 more hits and another run, before the umpire called the game.
For the night, the Blue Tide had 13 hits and 15 runs, while the Knights went through three pitchers in three innings, but had no answer for the Blue Tide offense.
Long County's record improved to 4-1, while Windsor Forrest's record dropped to 0-4.
"We've had great senior leadership, so far," Thomas said. "But we have to keep doing what we're doing. If we are going to continue to be successful."
Long County travels to Savannah tonight as they take on Groves High School.  The Rebels (1-2) are coming off a big 12-3 win over the Bryan County Redskins, and will be trying to end the Blue Tide win streak.

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