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Fastbreak: BA is state softball tourny

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    Bulloch Academy began the day with a 15-0 victory over Furtah Prep.
    Freshman pitcher Sunny Salzman pitched a no-hitter and struck out five in the win. The Lady Gators pounded out eight hits in the win, which was called in the third inning due to the mercy rule. Sophomore Kaylee Lanier went 2-for-3 with two doubles and an RBI and senior Kim Denton was 2-for-3 with an RBI. Freshman Kaylee Dennard was also 2-for-3.
    In Bulloch's second game, the Lady Gators scored three runs in the bottom of the sixth for a 5-2 comeback win over Piedmont Academy.
    The BA girls got down early but knotted the score at 2-2 in the bottom of the fourth. Bulloch plated three runs in the sixth for the lead and held Piedmont in the top of the seventh to advance to the championship game.
    Freshman pitcher Kelcie Jacobs got the win while Salzman picked up the save. Lanier was again 2-for-3 for Bulloch while both Dennard and Denton added hits.

Trinity volleyball a winner

    The Trinity Christian volleyball team defeated Brunswick Christian Friday night 3-1 by scores of 25-20, 15-25, 25-23 and 25-15.
    The Lady Lions served at 75 percent for the match, and Lauren Kibler took control and led the team to a win.
    Trinity finished region play at 6 - 2 for the region and won 11-of-12 to end the season. The Lady Lions are still awaiting word if they qualify for the state tournament.


Eagles Host Elon in Season’s Final Home Match


    The Georgia Southern men’s soccer team returns to Eagle Field today to take on Southern Conference opponent Elon.  It is the Eagles’ final home game of the season and is slated for 3:30 p.m.
    The game versus the Phoenix is the second of two Georgia Southern soccer matches on the day as the women’s soccer team will first host UNC Greensboro at 1 p.m.
    Ranked 10th in the South Regional standings, Georgia Southern (5-3-3, 1-1-2) recently comes off a 2-1 loss at the College of Charleston on Thursday in which Scott DeVault produced the Eagles’ lone goal.  It was a game of firsts as DeVault tallied his first goal of the season and the Eagles acquired their first SoCon blemish.  The Eagles currently sit in fourth place in the Conference standings, just two points behind Elon and five points below leader UNC Greensboro’s 10.
    Elon currently ranks No. 7 in the South Regional standings, having recently tied at Appalachian State 1-1.  Elon’s Kiki Willis currently leads all league shooters with 49 shots in 14 contests.  His teammate Nick Aparicio is a leader in Conference assists (6) and assists per game (0.46).  As a team, Elon shares the Conference lead with UNC Greensboro in corner kicks with 72 in 14 games.
    GSU senior Adam Webb’s 11-save outing at Charleston currently bumps the Melbourne, Fla. native into first place among all Conference keepers with 4.62 saves per game.


 

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