Two weeks ago, the Screven County No. 1 doubles duo of Kelsey Forehand and Sydnee Weaver became the winningest tandem in school history with their victory over Southeast Bulloch on March 23.
On Tuesday, Portal traveled to Millen for a pair of games against Jenkins County. The junior varsity won 8-2 and the varsity won 17-5 in six innings.
SYLVANIA - Three times, Screven County came roaring back from behind. The Gamecocks dug themselves a two-run hole in the bottom of the ninth, but had enough left in the tank to pull out a 14-13 win over Swainsboro Tuesday night in Sylvania.
The BA Gators traveled to St.Simons Friday to take on the Fredrica Knights in Region 2-AA Varsity Baseball and came away with a 15-5 victory. The chink in the Knight's armor turned out to be their young pitching staff, and BA capitalized by sounding off with their bats, amassing 14 hits for the day. Veteran Junior pitcher Walker Blitch picked up his third win of the year by going five innings before the game was run-ruled in the sixth. Win Lee closed out the game with a scoreless sixth inning, earning the save.
Effingham County was held in check for four innings, but some costly errors and timely hitting allowed the Rebels to get past Statesboro by a count of 5-3 Saturday afternoon at Mill Creek Regional Park.
John Eddie Hodges pitched six innings of one-hit ball and the Blue Devil offense came alive in the late innings as Statesboro cruised past Brunswick by a score of 6-1 Friday evening at Mill Creek Regional Park.
The Metter Lady Tigers (4-0) remained undefeated on the season with a win over Tattnall County.
PORTAL – It was a pitcher's duel for four innings, but a nine-run explosion in the fifth inning powered Savannah Christian past Portal by a final count of 14-2 Thursday evening at Coleman Field.
Bulloch Academy's girls scored an outrageous 231 points to walk away with the victory in a six-team track meet at Gator Alley Wednesday.
Crystal Dowell has the Southeast Bulloch girls soccer team right in the thick of the region race.
Portal's Chase Sheffield had himself a day at the Southeast Bulloch track meet Tuesday afternoon in Brooklet.
It was a pretty ending to an ugly night.
SYLVANIA – Two overtimes weren't enough to settle the score as Screven County needed penalty kicks to slip past Southeast Bulloch by a score of 2-1 Tuesday evening at Kelly Memorial Stadium.
As the Statesboro Blue Devils prepare for Thursday's meet, several athletes have been leading the charge.
BROOKLET - Southeast Bulloch exploded for six first-half goals and cruised the rest of the way as the Yellow Jackets defeated Emanuel County Institute 6-0 Monday night at Fred Shaver Field.
BROOKLET - The Southeast Bulloch Yellow Jackets boys and girls won a four-team meet on Thursday at home.
MACON - Bulloch Academy shook off some opening-game jitters to bounce Brookwood from the first round of the GISA Class AAA state tournament with a sluggish 54-33 win Wednesday night at Tattnall Square's gym.
PORTAL - The state playoffs usually find powerful teams running into each other for the first time.
CLAXTON - The Lady Tigers entered Wednesday's Class A state quarterfinal against Emanuel County Institute aiming to take the next step after last year's squad fell short in the same round.
When the 2012-13 season began, the Portal Panthers had just one Final Four appearance in school history and were coming off of back-to-back first round exits in the state playoffs.
PORTAL - With a loss in last week's Region 3-A championship game, the Portal Panthers dropped from a potential top seed in the Class A state tournament all the way to the No. 6 slot.
As the GISA Class AAA get underway tonight, it's plain to see that the Lady Gators of Bulloch Academy should be considered a favorite to bring home a title.
CLAXTON - For all the pressure of a deep run into the state playoffs, things are looking like they always do for the Claxton girls.
BROOKLET - The Southeast Bulloch Yellow Jackets won their Region 1-AAA baseball opener, knocking off Brantley County 7-4 at home on Tuesday.
CLAXTON - The Lady Tigers of Claxton have faced off against region rival Portal four times this season. All four times, Claxton has been left standing after the dust settled.
Early rain postponed Friday's matchup between Statesboro and Southeast Bulloch. If the wait built up any anxiousness, the Blue Devils took it all out on their cross-county rivals with a 10-0 win Saturday evening at Mill Creek Regional Park.
The boys and girls squads of Portal and Claxton spent the entire regular season crafting impressive resumes. But a week full of bad weather, long road trips and surprising upsets has left the state playoff brackets jumbled as play begins this week.
MARTINEZ - Bulloch Academy used a lightning-quick fast break and dominated the defensive boards to pummel Pinewood Christian Academy 65-49 in the GISA Region 4-AAA girls' championship game here Friday.
SANDERSVILLE - An entire season's worth of hard work saw Southeast Bulloch make the state playoffs for the first time since the 2001 season, but the top-seeded Golden Hawks of Washington County saw to it that the Yellow Jackets' playoff stay was a brief one.
ORANGEBURG, S.C. - Statesboro Blue Devils assistant basketball and track coach Earl Donaldson, a Statesboro native, was named to the Claflin University Hall of Fame in a ceremony held on Feb. 7.