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Royals Advance in Antebellum Holiday Classic

Royals Advance in Antebellum Holiday Classic

A rusty BCHS team took the floor at Baldwin High School Thursday for their first game in the Little Casears Antebellum Holiday Classic.  The Royals last played 12 days ago, winning in Dublin.  Against Cedar Shoals, the Royals trailed by as many as nine  points in the first half.

Six straight points by Rydealous Taylor in the third had what was an eight-point deficit down to two.  In the fourth, Mario Beck scored four quick points with under four minutes remaining to put Bleckley out in front.  The Panthers tied the score at 45 with 1:14 left.  Beck got free under ther goal and layed one off the glass with 4.8 seconds left.

Cedar Shoals just missed a three as BC held on 47-45.  Beck scored 18.  Taylor had 13.  Bleckley plays Thomson High School Friday at 5:30 pm in Milledgeville.

Royals Rally as Bleckley and Dublin Split Games

Royals Rally as Bleckley and Dublin Split Games

Dewanda Blackshear had one three in the first quarter of Saturday's game in Dublin.  In the fourth, she had five straight points, including a three with 35 seconds left, to give the Lady Royals a 37-36 lead.  Dublin though would win on a tip in with three seconds remaining 37-36.  Blackshear finished with a season high 12. 

Despite a 15-point second quarter by Rydealous Taylor, the Royals found themselves down six to Dublin at halftime.  Seven points by Ken Hughes and six by D'Andre Pitts helped rally BC to a 51-47 lead after three.  Pitts had a three with a little over four minutes left in the game to break a 56-56 tie.  It was part of a 13-6 finish in a 70-63 win.

Taylor finished with 28.  Mario Beck scored 19.  Hughes had all of his 13 points in the second half.  The Lady Royals begin play at the Westside Shootout in Macon Tuesday.  Their first opponent is Howard High School at 4 pm.

Dodge Co. Grappling Indians Compete in West Laurens Invitational

Dodge Co. Grappling Indians Compete in West Laurens Invitational

Dodge County Grappling Indians recently competed in the West Laurens Invitational in Dexter, GA.

Several wrestlers turned in impressive performances against a very tough bracket filled with seasoned wrestlers from as far north as Chattooga, GA. and as far south as Flagler Beach, Fl. In all sixteen teams competed in fourteen different weight classes during the two day competition. Turning in the team’s most impressive performance was freshman Aaron Spires wrestling in the 285 lbs weight class. He recorded four pins against only defeat during the tournament.

Winning three out five during the weekend was senior co-captain Michael Wrease, 132 lbs,  and sophomore Tyler Gruben, at 220 lbs. Senior grappler Zach Flagg at 152 lbs and freshman J.T, Shields pulled out two wins against three defeats in two of the toughest weight classes in the tournament. Also competing for the Indians was Brandon Roland, 126 lbs; Shea Powell, 145 lbs; and JaQuan Mann, 160 lbs.

WEEK 14: Your High School Football Scores

WEEK 14: Your High School Football Scores

Tucker - 20
Northside - 23
Stephenson - 0
Ware County - 14
Gainesville - 64
Harris Co. - 13
Allatoona - 3
Whitewater - 24
Marion Co. - 24
Wilcox Co. - 39
Trion - 10
ECI - 21
Wilkinson Co. - 22
Lincoln Co. - 28
Dooly Co. - 28
Seminole Co. - 26
Peach Co. - 10
North Hall - 52
Buford - 31
Carver - 7
Cartersville - 21
Thomson - 13
FPD - 24
Landmark Christian - 38
Prince Avenue - 24
Athens Academy - 7

WEEK 14: Football Friday Night Highlights

WEEK 13: Your Football Friday Night Highlights

WEEK 12: Your Football Friday Night Highlights

Here are your highlights for Week 12 of Football Friday Night:

South Effingham Vs. Westside

Bulloch Vs. Stratford

Early Vs. Bleckley

Effingham Vs. Northside