The Bryan County Redskins baseball team traveled to Turner County Friday for Region 3A State Competition. The Redskins had to play hometown team Turner County in a best of three series that would determine which would advance into the next series of play. The first game was held Friday afternoon. The Redskins had a total of eleven hits but that would not be enough as Turner took the 9-6 win. Leading hitters for Bryan County included Trey Boatright going 3-5 with 2 RBIs, Justin Covington going 3-5, Aaron Dudley going 2 for 3 with 2 walks, Wesley Wilkes going 2 for 5 with a double and a RBI and Cody Crowe going 1-3 with 2 RBIs.
The Redskins then faced Turner County again later Friday night in the second game of the series. With only six hits, the Redskins defeated Turner County 8-7 to advance themselves into the last game of the series to be held the next day. Leading hitters in the second game included Ricky Myrick going 3 for 3 with a walk, Aaron Dudley going 2 for 3 with 3 RBIs, and Cameron Lee going 1-3 with 2 RBIs.
With the series tied at 1-1, the Redskins faced Turner County in the must win game Saturday afternoon.
But a strong Turner County offense quickly took control of the game putting 12 runs on the board by the third inning. The Redskins battled at the plate but were unable to put the bat on the ball and only managed 4 hits in the entire game. Turner County came away with the 15-0 win and advanced into the next level of play. Leading hitters for Bryan County included Aaron Dudley going 2 for 2, Wesley Wilkes going 1 for 1 and Kurt Shuman going 1 for 2.