Thursday, March 20, 2014
The Bulldogs baseball team (3-3) scored early and often on their way to a 21 – 4 win at Andrews last weekend. Junior Alex Hughes pitched all five innings and picked up the win on the mound for Georgetown.
Woody Woodall opened the scoring for the visiting Bulldogs with a two-run home run in the top of the first inning after a Seth Wall double with one out.
From there, the Bulldogs would score every inning.
On the afternoon, Georgetown had 18 hits, led by Mark Alan Nash (4-4, double, triple, two runs, two RBIs), Seth Wall (3-3, double and four runs),Brandon McCants (3-5, two runs, three RBIs), Riley Jordan (2-5, two runs, four RBIs), Brandon Cribb (1-2, triple, three runs), Ryan Holcombe (2-4, double, four RBIs), Tres James (1-3) and Woodall (1-3, two RBIs).
Georgetown then lost 5-4 to region rival Socastee on Wednesday night.
After the Braves scored three in the top of the first inning, the Bulldogs got a run on consecutive singles by Wall, Woodall and Holcombe.
Socastee extended its lead to 5-1 before Georgetown struck for three runs in the bottom of the sixth.
Jordan led off with a walk, advanced on a Wall single and scored on a wild pitch would get him home. Wall then score on a sacrifice by Woodall.
With two outs, McCants walked, stole second and scored on an error.
The girls team beat Andrews 12-0.
Taylor Mercer tossed a one-hitter, striking out one and only walking one.
Anna James led the Georgetown offense, going 4-for-4 with two RBIs.
Taylor Graham had three hits, three runs and three RBIs; Cortney Peters had two hits, one run and two RBIs; Crystyn Neely had rwo hits and one run; Mercer had one hit and two RBIs; Blakely Graham had one hit, two runs and an RBI; and Courtney Cooper scored two runs.
The boys went 1-2 at last weekend’s South Coast Invitational in North Carolina.
The Bulldogs lost to South Brunswick High 6-3, with victories coming in doubles from No. 1 David Stalvey and Brice Sanders, No. 2 Jarrett Cooper and Will Freeman, and No. 3 Chris Holmes and Gabe Holmes.
Georgetown then won 9-0, with wins coming from Ben Wilkins, Stalvey, Sanders, Cooper, Freeman, Chris Holmes and Gabe Holmes.
The Bulldogs than lost 5-4 to region rival St. James. Wilkins and Stalvey won in singles and in doubles, Wilkins and Stalvey won 8-1 and Chris Holmes teamed up with Freeman won at No. 3.
“This was our second season to travel to this tournament,” said coach Grace George. “This provides a wonderful opportunity to get match experience as we head into region play this spring. This helps build our team with providing competitive matches and an exciting team building time at the beach.” Wilkins was named to the All-Tournament Team.
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