Bleckley Progress Click for classifieds
Where to go when you need to know!

Our Services

Front Page 
 High School Sports
 Middle School Sports
 Community News
 Saying Thank You
 Community Sports
 High School Directions
 Site News

High School Sports Oct 3rd, 2017 - 21:27:41

Wild first day at 3-AA tournament.

By Dave Whitaker
Oct 4, 2017, 00:16

Email this article
 Printer friendly page
Fans applaud in the sixth after Bleckley took the lead.

Tuesday’s region tournament softball games were similar to the opening of ABC’s “Wide World of Sports” for the Lady Royals. Because they had a thrilling victory and an agonizing defeat.

Aliyah Whitehead caught the final out against East Laurens.

Down 10-3 to third seed East Laurens in the bottom of the sixth, BCHS exploded for ten runs and would hold on to win 13-10. Jordan Williams went 3 for 4 with a double and 2 RBI. Aliyah Whitehead was 3 for 4 with 3 RBI. Tori Long went 2 4 for with a double and 1 RBI. Aliyah Whitehead went 3 for 4 with 3 RBI.

Caroline Thrower receives the ball at first base.

Bleckley’s next opponent was top seed Dodge County. BC loaded the bases with two outs in the first but did not score. Dodge scored three in the home half. Jayla Willis reached on a bunt single to lead off the second. She was at second with one out. Following a sliding catch on a ball hit by Jordan Williams, Willis was doubled off after going to third, ending the threat.

Landa Dominy makes a running catch in left field.

Down 5-0 in the third, Bleckley failed to capitalize on having runners at first and third with one out. That happened again in the fourth. Trailing 7-0 in the fifth. Bleckley had two on with two out but did not score. There was confusion over the actual score as Dodge County had the game as 8-0. Because they were home team, their book was official, and the game was called per the eight runs after five rule.

Jordan Williams tosses to Emily Sanders at third to get the out.

The box score submitted by Dodge County had three runs scoring in the bottom of the second, thus the 8-0 score.

In any event, BCHS stranded nine runners. Willis finished 2 for 2. Abbey Sims and Emily Sanders were both 1 for 2. Results of the East Laurens-Washington County game were unknown as of this writing. Bleckley plays the winner at 4 pm. The winner of that game plays Dodge for first at 6.

© Copyright by

Top of Page

Latest Headlines
High School Sports
Lady Royals break through.
Lady Royals in a familiar position.
Girls cross country first, boys second, at Middle Georgia Relays.
Middle School Sports
Barons lose final football game.
Though the music stopped, they didn't.
Barons pick up first football win at Dodge County.
Community News
Rallying in support of the Lady Royals.
A night of humorous "medicine for the soul."
Festive fun in the county.
Community Sports
Registration for basketball at rec. department ends Friday.
Crush just miss first place in season debut.
Baseball without the stress.
Middle school soccer 2017 schedule available to download.
Start times for BCHS softball games at Berrien High School.
Middle, high school cheerleaders returning to action this weekend.
Race will benefit church mission trip to orphanage in Mexico.
Royal Kingsmen Dazzlers holding Future Dazzlers camp.
BCMS Mini Cheer Camp September 25-28.
Directions to Hamburg State Park.
Directions to Washington County High School.
Directions to East Laurens Athletic Complex.
Links to news and other sites of interest. ***Updated October 22, 2017***
Cross country teams have final tuneup before region.
Good finish to season for middle school cross country.
Site News F.A.Q. (Frequently Asked Questions)
Note on tomorrow's high school sports coverage.
Send in your first day of school photos.

All content © and its contributors.
**Copying or reposting of photos without permission is prohibited.**