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Posted: April 1, 2011 11:28 p.m.
Updated: April 1, 2011 11:26 p.m.
JV Gators cruise, take track meet


Both Bulloch Academy boys’ and girls’ junior varsity track teams won a rain-shortened, multi-team meet Thursday at Gator Alley.
    The Bulloch boys netted 68 points for the victory while the BA girls tallied 48 points for the win.
    In the boys’ meet, the Gators won nine of the 10 events.
    Dylan Stuckey was the man for the Gators, winning the shot, the 100-meter hurdles, the 400m dash and running a leg on the winning 4x100m relay team.
    Hunter Perry took the high jump and the 800m run. Aaron Best won both the long jump, the 100m dash and ran a leg of the 4x100m dash, along with Jake Hagan and Atys Cope. G.C. Kimbrell won the discus.
    Second-place finishers were Cope (high jump, 100m hurdles, 400m dash), Perry (1600m run), Thomas Childs (800m run) and the second 4x100m relay team (Perry, Justin Lane, Oliver Cope and Jack Fortune).
    In the girls’ meet, the Lady Gators nipped Pinewood by six points.
    Ashley Burke and Page Spence won two events each for Bulloch. Burke won the 1600m run and the 800m run and ran a leg on the winning 4x100m relay team. Spence won the discus and the 100m hurdles and also was on the 4x100 relay team with Burke, Heather Jacobs and Dailey Averitt. Averitt won the high jump.
    Second-place finishers were Spence (400m dash), Averitt (100m dash) and Jacobs (1600m run, 800m run) and Bailey Catrabone (shot).   

GSU golf wraps regular season

    Georgia Southern concludes its regular season this weekend as the Eagles travel to Augusta for the Insperity Augusta State Invitational Today and Saturday.
    The tournament, played at the par-72, 7,029-yard Forest Hills Golf Club, features six teams in the latest Golfweek/Sagarin Top-20 rankings and includes the current top two ranked teams in the nation.
    A highlight of this year’s tournament is a rematch of the 2010 NCAA National Championship Match Play Final between Augusta State and Oklahoma State. The Jaguars won the 2010 NCAA Championship after defeating the Cowboys in match play at The Honors Course in Ooltewah, Tenn.
    The 33rd edition of the Augusta State Invitational consists of 16 teams: No. 3 Alabama, No. 9 Augusta State, Clemson, Coastal Carolina, Georgia Southern, Georgia State, Houston, No. 8 Illinois, Lamar, No. 1 Oklahoma State, South Carolina, Tennessee, No. 2 UCLA, USC Aiken, Virginia Tech and No. 20 Washington.

Lady Eagles fight to 'Save Second Base'
Georgia Southern softball resumes action today opening a three-game series against Samford at Eagle Field.
    The game marks Georgia Southern's second-annual Breast Cancer Awareness Day to benefit the Susan G. Komen Foundation. The doubleheader between the Eagles (17-20, 7-2 SoCon) and Bulldogs (7-27, 4-5 SoCon) starts at 1 p.m. The series concludes on Sunday at 1 p.m.
    The Eagles are selling a special pink “Save Second Base” T-shirt with a proceeds going to the Susan G. Komen Foundation. The shirts are $15 and can be purchased at the game.

    If you have a score to report, please call the sports desk at (912) 489-9408.

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