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.
The Bulloch Academy girls won just one event in the 11th annual Gator Relays track and field meet Saturday but they amassed 116 points by sheer numbers to claim the first-place trophy for the second year in a row.
Bulloch Academy seniors took the reins and drove their respective squads to sweet victories on Valentine's Day in the final regular-season home game Friday night.
SAVANNAH - Southeast Bulloch Coach John Page knew his team was going to be in for a dog fight when it met Brantley County in the opening round of the Region 1-AAA tournament.
SAVANNAH – Coach Johnny Miller had no answer, not even a guess, as to why his Southeast Bulloch team came out flatter than a pancake in the opening round of the Region 1-AAA tournament.
Southeast Bulloch has spent the last few years building its boys and girls soccer teams into respectable forces in the area.
After calling off all of Wednesday's scheduled games at the Region 3-A basketball tournament in Treutlen, more icy conditions have caused Thursday's slate of games to be canceled as well.
Statesboro's soccer seasons have had to sit on the sidelines as winter weather postponed the scheduled season openers for both the boys and girls this week.
BROOKLET - As the Region 1-AAA boys tournament began Tuesday evening, Southeast Bulloch knew exactly what the task was.
AUGUSTA - Richmond Academy exploded for 21 points in the fourth quarter and eliminated the Statesboro Blue Devils from the Region 3-AAAA tournament with a 66-58 win on Tuesday in Augusta.
BROOKLET - The Southeast Bulloch girls had to fight and claw through the majority of their Region 1-AAA tournament opener Monday night, but a steady resolve and a big fourth quarter run paved the way for a 56-38 victory over Appling County.
Bulloch Academy wrestlers won three individual state championships and led the team to its second consecutive state runner-up trophy in the GISA Class AAA state traditional tournament this past weekend.
With nearly three months of regular season play in the books, area basketball teams are now preparing for their region tournaments with eyes set on the ultimate prize of landing a spot in the state playoffs.
IRWINTON - Portal's regular season came to an end on Friday as the Panthers defeated Wilkinson County 64-60 on the road.