It was a matchup of former region rivals as BCHS hosted Toombs County to open the baseball playoffs Thursday afternoon. The Bulldogs beat the Royals 8-5 during the regular season, but BC committed numerous errors in that game.
Carter Brannon scores.
Already up 2-0 following a J.R. Fordham first inning home run, BC added four in the second. Up 10-0 in the fifth, Toombs got their only offense off starter Brody Little, scoring three times. His sac fly in the home half capped all scoring in an 11-3 game one win.
Eli Mullis slides into third base.
Fordham finished 2 for 2 with 3 RBI. Carter Brannon went 2 for 3 with 1 RBI. Connor Senters was 2 for 4 with 3 RBI.
Matthew Bland tags out a runner trying to take second base.
Tied at 1 in the fourth inning of game two, the Royals scored four times on two outs including a Connor Senters squeeze bunt. A grand slam by Little capped a five-run fifth and all scoring as BCHS won 10-1 to advance to round two.
Ethan Hulsey tracks down a ball in right field.
Little was 3 for 5 with a double and 6 RBI. Brannon went 2 for 2. Caleb Senters went 2 for 4 with 1 RBI. Bleckley hosts Putnam County May 4, game one starts at 4 pm.