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Another double signing as two BCHS basketball players commit.

Another double signing as two BCHS basketball players commit.

For the second time this spring, the BCHS media center hosted  a double signing as pair of Lady Royals basketball players signed letters of intent.  Jahnaria Brown will be heading north to Georgia Highlands Colege.  She averaged 18.3 points, 11.1 rebounds, 4.4 assists and 1.6 steals.  Chania McRae will be going to Mt. Vernon to play for Brewton Parker College.  She averaged 7.8 points. 5.8 rebounds, 2.6 steals and 2.6 assists.

Girls tennis repeats as state champions, boys finish runner up.

Girls tennis repeats as state champions, boys finish runner up.

The Bleckley County High School girls tennis team won a second straight state title Saturday, defeating Berrien High School 3-2.  Wins came from Abbey Sims, and both doubles teams, Regan Cole/Jordan Williams, and Bailey Odom/Emily Sanders.

 

The boys fell to Benedictine Military Academy 3-2.  Both doubles matches were tied and pulled following three singles defeats.

Boys win thriller as BC tennis teams clinch championship match berths.

Boys win thriller as BC tennis teams clinch championship match berths.
Berths in the AA state championship were on the line Thursday for both BCHS tennis teams. The girls had little trouble advancing, defeating Screven County 3-0. Wins came from Abbey Sims, Caroline Thrower, and Molly Sims.   It was much more dramatic on the boys side against Elbert County. Tied 1-1, three matches went into the third set following split sets. BC pulled ahead 2-1 with a doubles win from Will Collins and Beau Williams.  A little later, the doubles team of Hunter Carden and Nick Smith won, ensuring both teams would play for a second straight state title. State championship matches will be at Rome Tennis Center May 12.  

BCHS tennis teams headed to the final four.

BCHS tennis teams headed to the final four.

The BCHS tennis teams headed to north Georgia Sunday for quarterfinal matches in the GHSA state tournament Monday.  That morning at Rockmart, the girls won 3-0. Wins came from Molly Sims and both the #1 and #2 doubles teams of Regan Cole/Jordan Williams and Bailey Odom/Emily Sanders. Later in the afternoon at Model in Rome, the boys won 3-1. Wins came from Parker Arnold, Noah Paradis, and the doubles team of Hunter carden/Nick Smith. Both teams will be at home with a berth in the state championship match on the line. The girls will play Screven County, the boys the winner of Screven and Elbert County. Details are TBD.

BCHS falls in round one of baseball playoffs.

After making it to the eite eight last year, Bleckley lost their opening round baseball series to Harlem two games to one.  To read coverage of Friday's doubeheader, click here.  Coverage of Saturday's game can be found here.

Cochran church celebrating Homecoming May 6.

Salem Baptist Church will hold Homecoming services May 6 at 10:30 am.  Guest speaker will be Rev. Charles Asbell.  Music will be led by former Mt. Calvary Baptist Church Worship Leader. Dr. Al Haywood.  The church is located at 107 Salem Church Road.

Rain threat postpones opening round of baseball playoffs for BCHS.

The threat of rain moved Bleckley's home opneing round playoff series against Harlem to tomorrow.  Game one starts at 3:30 pm, game two 30 minutes later.  The *if* game would be Saturday at 2 pm.