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Meet and greet with new BCHS head football coach Lassiter Thursday.

A meet and greet with new Bleckley head football coach Von Lassiter is set for this Thursday at 7:15 pm in the high school auditorium.  It's open to anyone wishing to meet Lassiter and hear his plans for the football program.

BCHS athlete has good Saturday.

BCHS athlete has good Saturday.

It was a good day for Bleckley County High School Junior Torenio Davis.  He won the high jump at the Coaches Invitational Track Meet in Atlanta, clearing 6'6".  That night, Davis won the slam dunk contest held as part of the Middle Georgia All Star Classic at Tattnall Square Academy in Macon.

BCHS baseball stays perfect in region play with win at East Laurens.

BCHS baseball stays perfect in region play with win at East Laurens.

Carter Raffield threw five innings of two-hit ball, striking out 12 and freshman Steven Knighton hit a two-run home run in a four-run sixth as Bleckley won at East Laurens 8-3 Friday night.  With the win, the Royals are 3-0 in region play.

Knighton's brother Sam went 3 for 4 with 1 RBI.  Raffield was also 2 for 3.  Cody Dennis was 2 for 4 with a double and 1 RBI.  Chance Pittman went 2 for 4 with a double.  BC hosts Southwest Macon March 21 at 5:45 pm.

BCHS holds off Hawkinsville to sweep series in baseball.

BCHS holds off Hawkinsville to sweep series in baseball.

Down 3-2 after three and a half innings Thursday night against Hawkinsville, Bleckley scored eight unanswered runs to go up 10-3.  The Red Devils would try to rally with two in the sixth and three more in the seventh. Sophomore Trip Purser got the final two outs to preserve a 10-8 Royals win.

Carter Raffield was 2 for 3.  Cody Dennis went 2 for 3 with 2 RBI.  BCHS plays today at East Laurens.  JV at 4 pm with varsity to follow.

BCHS basketball players chosen for all star game.

Four Bleckley basketball players will be part of the Middle Georgia All Star Classic March 18 at Tattnall Square Academy.   Torenio Davis, Dontavian Harris, Jahnaria Brown, and Aliyah Whitehead.  For a schedule of events and more information, go here.

Bats come alive as BC batters Washington County.

Bats come alive as BC batters Washington County.

Bleckley had 12 hits with each starter getting at least one hit in a 13-1 win at Washington County Friday afternoon. Steven Knighton was 3 for 4 with a two-run single.  Jack Fernandez was 2 for 4 with a double and 2 RBI.  Chandler Abney went 1 for 2 with a double.  He also threw a three-hitter, striking out eight in five innings.

Tuesday's home game versus Northeast and the April 7 game scheduled for Macon have been combined into an April 6 doubleheader in Cochran.  Start time 4:30 pm.  The Royals host Hawkinsville March 16 at 5:30 pm.

Big sixth inning lifts BC to win in region opener.

Big sixth inning lifts BC to win in region opener.

Bleckley used a six-run bottom of the sixth to blow open what was a two-run game and beat Dublin in the region opener for both schools 11-3 at home last night.  Chandler Abney was 2 for 3.  Chance Pittman went 2 for 4 with a two-run double.  Jack Fernandez was 2 for 4 with a double and 2 RBI.

BCHS plays at Washington County Friday.  Game time is 5:30 pm.