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Weather cuts day short for local travel team.

Weather cuts day short for local travel team.

Crush 04 (BC Crush) played in the USSSA's Madeline Grace Memorial Saturday in Milledgeville.  The team was trying to fight their way out of the loser's bracket when play was suspended due to weather.  During the delay, two teams left.

Because of field conditoins and more storms incoming, the tournament was halted.  Crush, and Wicked 05, who had beaten Crush earlier, were the only two teams reamining after the tournament was stopped.  Therefore, Wicked got first place, Crush second.

Crush travels to Panama City Beach, Florida this coming weekend for the USFA World Series.

Bleckley 8-u softball team headed to state as district top seed.

The GRPA District 1, Class C 8-u machine pitch softball tournament was played this past weekend in Sylvania.  Host Screven County, who will get an automatic berth into the state tournament which will also be in Sylvania, won.  They defeated Bleckley in two games, 5-13, 12-11 Monday night.

Because Screven already had a berth as host, it was determined earlier in the day that the winner of Hawkinsville vs Bleckley (the final two loser's bracket teams) would be district top seed.  Bleckley won that game 17-13 and plays July 11 at 6 pm.   Hawkinsville will be the second seed and play at 7:30.

Cochran Rec. Department hosting coach pitch state tournament June 30-July 2.

The Cochran Bleckley Recreation Department will host Dixie Youth 8-u coach pitch state June 30-July 2. Bleckley opens play that Friday night at 7:30 pm against Troup County. Saturday, they take on Jones County Purple at 10:20 am then Perry West at 1 pm. Pool play wraps up Sunday with a rematch against Jones County at 12:20 pm.

Local travel team does well at USFA state tournament.

Local travel team does well at USFA state tournament.

Crush 04 played in the USFA Class C State tournament held this past weekend in Columbus.  The team finished third.

Cochran Rec. Department to host Dixie Youth 10-u boys district.

The Cochran Bleckley Rec. Department will host the Dixie Youth District 2 10-u baseball tournament.  Bleckley plays tomorrow at 11 am.  Their next game would be on June 19, 8 pm win, 6 loss.  

Weather postpones Hawkinsville All Star tournament.

Weather postponed games at Monday's Hawkinsville Invitational All Star softball tournament.  Bleckley's 8-u girls play tonight at 7:30 pm.  The 10-u girls play tomorrow at 5:30 pm.

Bleckley All Star teams finish second at Dodge Invitational.

Bleckley All Star teams finish second at Dodge Invitational.

Both the 8 and 10-u girls all star teams finished second at the Dodge Invitational played at the Eastman-Dodge Recreation Department this weekend.  The 8-u play tomorrow at the Hawkinsville Invitational at 7:30 pm while the 10-u play Tuesday at 5:30.