The rain went away, teams did play. ***Photo caption correction June 14***
By Dave Whitaker
Jun 12, 2012, 21:49
|Logan White sets to throw from third for the 7-8 girls.|
The rain passed and it was time to play ball. Both the Cochran and Hawkinsville rec departments were alive with the sounds of clanging bats and cheering fans.
|Ansley Abney reaches out to tag a runner going to first.|
In Cochran: The 9-10 girls had an early 1-0 lead but only had two total baserunners in a 15-2 loss to Hawkinsville. They play Wednedday at 5:30 pm. The 7-8 girls picked up their first win of the year, 14-3 versus Telfair County. Their next game is Wednesday at 6 pm.
|Dalton Shepherd would beat the ball to third.|
Meanwhile in Hawkinsville: Telfair County forfeitted due to playing in another tournament, giving the 11-12 boys a berth into the second round Wednesday at 7 pm. Speaking of sevens, the 9-10 boys scored seven runs in one inning to go up 7-3 versus Wilcox County.
|Luke Churchwell sets to throw to second.|
However, it was the last they'd score in a 15-7 loss. Cochran will look to stay alive Wednesday at 5:30 pm. The 7-8 boys came in with a disadvantage, down three players. They were able to win versus Dodge County "White" 16-1.
|Carter Brannon steps on first for an unassisted put out.|
Against Hawkinsville though, players in different positions on defense plus having ten batters versus Hawkinsville's full 13 made a difference in an 18-0 loss. They play Wednesday at 9:15 pm.
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