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Prep roundup: BCHS sweeps DH with Swainsboro

Bryan County High School's softball team swept a doubleheader from Swainsboro as it won the second game 6-1 after scoring three runs in the top of the seventh inning to win the opener.

 Hayden Joyner pitched a two-hitter in the second game as the Redskins jumped out to a 4-1 lead in the first inning and tacked on two more in the second. Kenzie Mobley, Joyner and Pascal Ellison each had an RBI and Bekah Johnson went 2 for 2 and scored twice as the Redskins made the most of five hits to go with drawing six walks.

The Redskins are 15-2, 4-0 in Region 3-A.

Bryan County rebounded after suffering its first losses of the season last Saturday by scoring three times in the seventh inning to post a 7-4 Region 3-A win at Swainsboro to maintain their one-game lead in the region race over Emanuel County Institute and Portal.

The Redskins had won their first 13 games before losing to Coffee County 2-0 and one-hitter and could manage only two hits in a 12-0 loss to Pierce County.

Kenzie Mobley pitched a three-hitter for Bryan County in the non-region game against Swainsboro as it rallied from a 3-1 first inning deficit. The Redskins (tied it in the second and then took a 4-3 lead in the fourth when Kyndall Leggett doubled with the bases loaded to drive in two runs. Swainsboro came back to tie the game in fifth before Coach Jason Roundtree’s team broke it open in the seventh. After Bekah Johnson reached on an error leading off the inning Daxne Carrera walked and Mobley then doubled in what proved to be the winning run. Hayden Joyner made it 6-4 with a sacrifice fly and Mobley scored on a wild pitch. The Redskins played McIntosh County Academy at home on Tuesday before going to Screven County on Thursday. After hosting Jenkins County next Tuesday two days later Bryan County plays at ECI in a game which could determine the region regular season championship.

Freshman Skylar Lee was 3 for 3 against Swainsboro and Mobley was 2 for 4 as the Redskins had nine hits.

Redskins football at home

Bryan County (0-1) plays host to East Laurens (0-1) on Friday night in a non-region football game between two building programs looking to get a win. The Falcons, from Dublin, compete in Region 2-AA. They lost their opener 26-0 to Johnson County.

Bryan County, from Region 3-A, fell 34-6 on Sept. 4 to Butler High, a Class AAA school out of Augusta.

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