Down 1-0 in the fifth inning at West Laurens Thursday night, Bleckley got two runs in the fifth and a Sam Knighton RBI single in the sixth. Though the Raiders scored in the home half of the sixth, reliever Shayne Cannon had a scoreless seventh to preserve the Royals 3-2 win.
Lane Kitchens went 1 for 2. Carter Raffield gave up three hits, no earned runs, and struck out five in five innings. BC's home opener is against Lamar County today at 4 pm.