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No. 4 ranked Lady 'Skins are top seed
Redskins fall to Glascock County
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It is Homecoming week all over Bryan County and that usually puts the focus on the upcoming football game on Friday night.
That is still the case in Pembroke, but the Lady ‘Skins softball team are the ones taking center stage as they finish up the regular season and head into post-season play.
Since a 6-5 loss to region foe, Savannah Christian,  the Lady ‘Skins have nine of 10 games, including a revenge win against Savannah Christian on Sept. 16. As a result, the Lady ‘Skins have moved into the No. 4 spot in the weekly Class A coaches poll.
Bryan County (20-6, 7-1)  took on Effingham County in a non-region double-header at Effingham High on Thursday, Sept. 23 and got a 7-6 win behind the continued strong pitching of Tiffany Howard.  
The Redskins were highlighted offensively on a homerun by clean-up hitter, Jerri Hines.  
In the second game of the double-header, Tiffany Howard was back on the mound, but nine Bryan County errors were just too much to overcome as the Rebels came out a 9-8 winner.  With Bryan County down 3-6 in the top of the seventh, Howard came to the plate and launched a three-run homer over the right field fence to tie the game and what a homer it was. “That homerun was the farthest ball hit over the fence that I have ever seen a high school girl hit,” said Redskins coach Al Butler.  It took an extra innings comeback by Effingham County to seal the win as Bryan County gave up a 8-7 lead in the ninth inning and watched it slip to 9-8 when the last out was recorded with the Rebels on the winning side. Bryan County wrapped up the regular season on Tuesda.
 Bryan County and Savannah Christian finished the regular season tied atop the region standings, but the Redskins’ won the deciding coin toss and will be the No.1 seed when the Region playoffs begin on Thursday, Sept. 30.  The Lady ‘Skins will be the host team due to the higher seed, but their opponent was not yet known at the time.  The first round will be a best of three series with a double-header starting on Thursday.  If a third and final game is needed it will be played on Saturday, Oct. 2 in Pembroke . The second round of the playoffs will be held in Dublin and will play host to the top four region winning teams starting Tuesday, October 5.

  The young Bryan County High school football team traveled to Gibson on  Friday night to take on previously winless Glascock County, but when all was said and done it was Glascock County picking up their first win of the season with a 20-12 score.  
Glascock County rode the shirt tails of their running game and outrushed Bryan County 263-130. Bryan County found an additional 91 yards in the air but seven penalties and three fumbles didn’t help them find any winning momentum.  Quarterback Albert Chavis and running back Damion Dixon scored on short runs to lead the Bryan County offense.  The winless Redskins are looking to find their winning way on this Homecoming Friday night as they play host to a strong, high scoring offense in Savannah Country Day.(3-1).  The Homecoming theme this week  is “Redskin Raid” appropriate name as the Redskins’ hope to take the sting out of the visiting Hornets. Kickoff will be at 7:30 p.m. in Pembroke.
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