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Big inning lifts Bleckley to blowout at Northeast

Big inning lifts Bleckley to blowout at Northeast

BCHS scored 15 runs in the third inning Wednesday to win at Northeast 19-0.  The Royals took advantage of 10 walks by Raider pitching.  Cal Young allowed one hit in three innings for the pitching win.  Landon Anderson went 2 for 2 with a double.  Ty Edge was 1 for 2 with an RBI double.  Caleb Slaughter was 1 for 2 with a two-run single.  Bryant Trice and Austin Williams were 1 for 2 with 1 RBI.


Bleckley closes out the regular season at home Friday with a doubleheader versus West Laurens.  Game times are 4 and 7 p.m.  

BCHS clinches second straight region baseball title

BCHS clinches second straight region baseball title

A pair of four-run innings blew open what was a close game as BCHS clinched their second straight 4-AA title with a 14-4 win at Lamar County Tuesday.  The Trojans had given Bleckley their only region defeat this season.  Austin Williams struck out ten including striking out the side to end the game.

In postgame remarks to the team, head coach Brad Davis encouraged the team to enjoy the moment and be happy about winning on the ride home.  But he also wanted them to remember how they felt last year after losing at home to Fitzgerald in round one of the playoffs because he didn't want to feel that way again.

Royals edge Monticello in region home finale

Royals edge Monticello in region home finale

Bryant Trice's fifth inning single broke a 2-2 tie Monday as BCHS moved within one game of clinching their second straight region title with a 3-2 win over Monticello.  Trice was 2 for 3 with a double.  Dylan Churchwell struck out nine to get the pitching win.

Bleckley will clinch the 4-AA title with a win Tuesday at Lamar County.  Game time is 6 p.m.

BCHS at Lamar County baseball game rained out.

Today's Bleckley at Lamar County baseball game has been rescheduled for April 22 in Barnesville at 6 pm due to rain. The previously scheduled game at West Laurens has been added to the April 25 contest and will now be a doubleheader in Cochran.  Game times are 4:30 and 7 pm.

BCHS girls win, boys finish second, at 4-AA track meet.

BCHS girls win, boys finish second, at 4-AA track meet.

The BCHS girls won their first region track title since 2009 Thursday at the 4-AA meet hosted by Lamar County High School.  Bleckley finished with 164.50 points.  Second place Monticello scored 155.  The boys finished second to host Lamar County, the second straight runner up finish for BC.

Those finishing in the top four in their events move on to state sectionals April 26, also at Lamar County High School.  To read more, click here.

Royals stay on top of 4-AA with home win versus Taylor County

Royals stay on top of 4-AA with home win versus Taylor County

Though BCHS has a region loss to Lamar County, they've won all other region games.  Wednesday, they swept the only other team with one region loss, winning 4-2 at home versus Taylor County.  

RBI hits by Caleb Slaughter and Dylan Churchwell in the sixth opened up what was a 2-1 game.  

Austin Simmons finished 1 for 2 with a double.

Bleckley plays at Lamar County Friday.  Game time is 5:55 p.m.