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Royals Survive Late Scare Versus East Laurens

Royals Survive Late Scare Versus East Laurens

While there wasn't a walk off ending Friday when Bleckley traveled to East Laurens, it was another close game between the Royals and Falcons.  Dylan Churchwell connected on the game's first pitch to put BC up 1-0.  Five runs with two outs in the second made it 6-0.  ELHS would hang around, cutting the deficit to 6-3 after two, then 7-4 after five innings.  With BCHS leading 9-4 in the bottom of the seventh, EL's Travis Roach connected on a two out, three-run home run to make it 9-7.  Kace Kirkpatrick came in and struck out the next batter to preserve the Royals win.

How 'Bout Some Friday Night Baseball

How 'Bout Some Friday Night Baseball

Forget Friday Night Football - how about Friday Night Baseball? All three baseball teams from the tri-county area played Friday night, and the only score not in at press time was Dodge County's scores against Dublin.

The Bleckley County Royals seemed to have forgotten the stream of losses from last week, and won again, this time against East Laurens 9-7 in a vital region match-up. Cal Young is pictured at bat for BCHS below, from a previous game, and the photo is used with permission by Monaca Robinson.

Deadly Wreck in Bleckley County

A Cochran man died in a Bleckley County car crash early Friday morning.

Sergeant K.E. Deloach at the Georgia State Patrol post in Dublin says it happened just before 1am Friday on Ruth Church Road.

He says 30 year old Christopher Travis Long of Cochran was driving a 1993 Jeep Cherokee and lost control of the vehicle near a sharp curve.

Sergeant Deloach says Long over-corrected and hit a tree.

Long was pronounced dead at the scene.

All four passengers were taken to the Medical Center of Central Georgia, one by life flight.

Toxicology reports will determine if alcohol played role in the crash.

Diamond Girl Pageant Postponed

Diamond Girl Pageant Postponed

The Miss Diamond Girl Pageant scheduled for March 31 has been postponed. 

It will be rescheduled if an available date is found.

BCHS Has Better Night on the Diamond Versus Dublin

BCHS Has Better Night on the Diamond Versus Dublin

After committing a season-high seven errors Monday, the Royals returned to subregion action welcoming winless Dublin.  Up 4-0 in the fifth, Cal Young's two-run triple made it 6-0.  Young had another hit in a four-run sixth as BCHS won 10-0. 

Young finished 3 for 4 with 4 RBI.  Caleb Slaughter went 2 for 3 with 1 RBI. 

Errors were down from five to two.  Kace Kirkpatrick gave up four hits in six innings on 52 pitches. 

Subregion play continues Friday at East Laurens.  JV play at 4 p.m. with varsity to follow.

Prep Baseball Scores For March 27

Prep Baseball Scores For March 27

Here are your prep baseball scores reported to 13WMAZ for Tuesday, March 27:

Houston Co. 10  Northside 3

Mt. de Sales 9  Griffin Christian 2

ECI 7  Treutlen 1

Glascock 8  GMC 7

Hawkinsville 7  Dooly Co. 0

Bleckley Co. 10  Dublin 0

West Laurens 16  Centrtal 3

Wheeler Co. 10 Portal 0

Tattnall 18  Arlington Christian 3

BCHS Baseball Team Loses Third Straight

BCHS Baseball Team Loses Third Straight

Bleckley committed a season-high seven errors, issued 11 walks, and also left seven runners on base in a 15-3 loss to Jeff Davis at home Monday. 

Six of those runners came in consecutive innings in which the Royals had two on, including a two on, no outs opportunity in the third when the score was still 6-3. 

Kace Kirkpatrick was 2 for 2.  Ben Harris went 2 for 3.  BCHS returns to subregion play at home Tuesday versus Dublin. 

JV play at 4 pm with varsity to follow.