Bleckley 9-10 girls one game away from playing for state title | HS Sports
Bleckley's 9-10 girls continued state tournament play Thursday in Madison. After a 23-4 rout of Jasper County, they'd take on another "BC" in Berrien County. The Rebelettes led 8-0 after an inning and a half.
Bleckley answered with ten and went on to win 22-14. It was the third straight 20-run outburst. Shelton Dean was 4 for 5 including the game-clinching RBI hit. Joni Lucas was 4 for 4 with a double. Nena Beth Mickle went 3 for 4. Katherine Purser went 2 for 4 with a triple. Addisyn Keel was 2 for 4. Janyla West and Rickerson both went 2 for 2. Juliette Stevens and Darcie Dillard were 1 for 2.
A win Friday at 10 am versus Bacon County will put Bleckley into the state title game. It'd be the first appearance for the 9-10 girls division since 2004.
The 11-12 boys lost to Jeff Davis in their second state game Thursday 7-4 in Sylvania. Rain that evening supspended their game against Appling County until Friday at 10:30 a.m.