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Tide wins both games of double-header before
Tide coach Brian Thomas celebrates Paul Lewandowski’s homer against the Bradwell tigers earlier this season. The Tide needs to win as many of the next regional games as they can to grab a spot for the playoffs. - photo by By Patty Leon / Coastal Courier
The Long County High School’s Blue Tide took game one of a double header Tuesday against the Charlton County Indians, scalping them 9-5. And after a quick break they kept their winning streak going by downing the Brantley County Heron 7-4 in game two.
The next day the Tide traveled to neighboring Wayne County to take on the Yellow Jackets.
The 3S-AAAA Yellow Jackets proved they had a sting stronger than the surging Tide, running up 15 scores to the Tides’ 3.
Currently the Tide is 11-7 over all and 5-5 in 2-AA. They were scheduled to play Jeff Davis Friday night.
The Tide needed to defeat Jeff Davis who holds the number four spot in the region if they want a chance for the post-season. With a victory, the Tide and Jeff Davis would be tied for fourth. The last time they met, Jeff Davis beat the Tide 4-8.
The regional battle for the playoffs doesn’t get any easier for the Tide as they play two non-region games before facing Appling County who is currently number three, They play Groves before facing Savannah Christian who sits at number two in the region and finish the regular season against seventh ranked McIntosh County Academy.
Pierce County currently holds the top spot of 2-AA with a 17-2 overall and 9-1 region record.
The results of Friday’s game against Jeff Davis will be in Wednesday’s Coastal Courier.
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