This had already been a historic season for the Bleckley 8-u all star softball team. Their district runner up finish was the best for the 8-u division in Cochran rec department history. At state in Sylvania, the team capped the best finish ever for 8-u softball and tied the 2014 10-u team for second best finish in CBRD girls softball by finishing GRPA State Runner Up.
Bleckley, in the loser's bracket after a Friday morning loss to Glennville, got a win over Screven County, then an extra inning victory over Alma Bacon County. Saturday morning, they defeated Pierce County to get to the title game before losing 19-2 to Glennville.