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Tide drop 4 games in a row
2 Long County Drops 3 Gms in a Row on Diamond
This recent stretch has not been a good one for the Blue Tide, as they have dropped four consecutive region games. - photo by Mikee Riddle

This recent stretch has not been kind to the Long County baseball team as the Tide dropped four consecutive region games and fell to sixth place in the 2-AA standings.

Long County hosted Jeff Davis on March 29. The Blue Tide knew this game would be tough, as the Yellow Jackets went into the contest as the No. 3 AA team in the state, according to The visiting team jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the second inning and never looked back, slamming the Tide 10-3.
On March 31, Long County was back at home again, this time facing Bacon County. The Blue Tide struggled to score in losing 6-1 to the Raiders.

On Tuesday, the Blue Tide’s woes continued in a close 6-4 home loss to Bryan County.
Long County played another big region contest Friday in Savannah, taking on No. 7-ranked Benedictine. This, too, proved be a tough one, as the Cadets took a decisive 15-0 win.

With the four region losses, Long County fell to 11-10 overall and 5-6 in the region, dropping the Tide into sixth place in the standings behind Benedictine Military School (9-0 in the region and 14-4 overall), Jeff Davis (5-2 and 12-5), Vidalia (5-3 and 8-9), Bacon County (4-3 and 11-6), and Bryan County (4-3 and 12-6). Rounding out the final two spots in standings are McIntosh County Academy (2-7 and 3-12), and Groves (0-11 and 1-17).

The Blue Tide have a non-region game scheduled Monday against New Hampstead, which is 3-14. That game is in Pooler, with the first pitch scheduled for 5 p.m. Long County then returns to region action, hosting McIntosh County at 5 p.m. Tuesday.

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