The Bryan County baseball team snagged two wins over the last week to bring its record to 9-4 overall.
Friday, BCHS topped Long County 3-2. Nathan Leggett was 1 for 3 with two RBIs for the Redskins. In the field, coach Jason Roundtree praised shortstop Hunter Jackson for the plays he made.
Caleb Johns was the winning pitcher, with Colin Brown getting the save after three innings in relief.
“It was a great team effort, as we only had three hits, but we worked the count deep and drew several walks,” Roundtree said.
Tuesday, Bryan County won 3-1 at McIntosh County. Statistics were not available at press time.
The Wildcats fell to 7-5 overall after going 1-2 in recent action. RHHS dropped a 9-6 decision to Wayne County on Tuesday at home. Grayson Cowan had two walks and two RBIs for Richmond Hill, which was out-hit 11-7.
Kyle Luigs struck out seven batters in 4 innings. On Friday at Effingham County,the host team scored the go-ahead run in the fourth inning in its 2-1 win. The Wildcats struggled at the plate, being held to two hits over seven innings.
Parker Boyle shined on the mound for RHHS, going six innings, allowing six hits and striking out three batters
Grayson Cowan drove in the Wildcats’ lone run.
On March 9, the Wildcats beat Effingham 14-8 at RHHS. Richmond Hill scored six runs in the second inning, but Effingham took a 7-6 lead into the bottom of the fifth. RHHS then scored four runs each in the fifth and sixth innings.
Cowan and Jackson Findlay each had two hits, while Will Wallace had two RBIs.
Findlay was also good on the mound, posting five strikeouts in three innings. Nick McCollum had four strikeouts in 2 innings.