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Weather suspends Lady Royals softball game at Wilcox County.

Monday's BCHS softball game at Wilcox County was suspended in eighth inning tied at 0 due to weather.  It'll only be made up should Wilcox need it for the Class A Power Rankings.  Bleckley hosts Monticello Tuesday at 5 pm.  With a win, the Lady Royals are guaranteed a home region playoff game.  Senior day activities will be held beforehand.

Lady Royals have little trouble with Macon County.

Lady Royals have little trouble with Macon County.

Taylor Dykes threw a no hitter against Macon County for the second straight season as the Lady Royals won easily in Montezuma Friday afternoon 21-0.  Faith Harris, Holly Tedders, Chelsea Brady, and Hannah Coulter were 2 for 3.  Kaitlan Brewer went 2 for 2.

Bleckley plays at WIlcox County Monday at 5 pm.  Tuesday, they host Monticello in a game that will heavily influence top seed in the region playoffs.  It will also be Senior Day.

Lady Royals stay perfect in region play.

Lady Royals stay perfect in region play.

Five runs in the third helped BCHS jump out to an early lead at Lamar County Thursday.  They added two more on a passed ball in the sixth and Aliyah Whitehead's RBI double in the seventh.  The Lady Trojans scored three in the home half but Bleckley hung on 7-4.  They're now 3-0 in Region 4-AA.

Taylor Dykes was 2 for 3 with a two-run double.  Faith Harris was 2 for 5.  Whitehead finished 1 for 2.  Region play continues Friday at Macon County.  Game time is 5 pm.

Lady Royals fall in return to softball field.

Lady Royals fall in return to softball field.

After being off for over a week due to weather, BCHS finally returned to the softball field Wednesday in Dexter to take on West Laurens.  Four runners were stranded in the first two innings, including a two on, one out opportunity in the first.

The Lady Raiders scored four in the fourth.  Bleckley's only run came in the sixth when Taylor Dykes (who had doubled with one out), came home on Chelsea Brady's double.  BC lost 4-1.  Dykes was 2 for 3.  Region play resumes Thursday in Barnesville versus Lamar County.  Game time is 5 pm.

Third straight BCHS softball game weather cancelled.

It was the bottom of the first Monday afternoon in Cochran.  The Lady Royals led Schley County 4-0 when lightning was seen.  Teams were ordered off the field.  The game would eventually be called, the third staight Bleckley softball game cancelled because of weather.

A tenative makeup date is September 24 in Cochran.  Also Monday, it was announced that the September 17 game at Dodge County has been cancelled.  BC plays at West Laurens Wednesday at 5 pm.

BCHS-Macon County softball game to be made up September 12.

The Lady Royals softball game versus Macon County originally set for September 4 will be made up September 12 at 5 pm in Montezuma.

Early season struggles continue for Royals football.

Early season struggles continue for Royals football.

BCHS got off to a good defensive start Friday at West Laurens, picking off passes on the Raiders first two possessions.  But they could not capitalize on either.  WLHS got 14 points off turnovers, converting a fumble into a touchdown run and returning a first half fumble for six.

Bleckley lost 33-0.  The rushing game continued to struggle producing 52 yards.  Austin Simmons caught six passes for 88 yards, accounting for most of the 97 yards passing.  The Raiders did most of their damage through the air with 204 yards passing.  After giving up 90 yards rushing in the first half, Bleckley's defense held WL to 31 in the second half.

BC returns to action September 19 at Dublin High School.  Kickoff is 7:30 pm.