The South Georgia Fury 16U softball team won the Fury Fanatic tournament May 19. The 12U team finished second and the 14U team went 3-1. Photographed, left to right, are: 1st row: Brittany Christiansen, Tiffani Clark; 2nd row: Coach Wilkes, Alaina Walker, Tristen Winters, Kali Todd, Coach Walker; 3rd row: Brianna Van Deursen, Madison Poole, Taylor Wilkes, Etta Duncan. Not pictured: Danielle Cowart.
The Statesboro Bulloch County Parks and Recreation Department finished its Recreational League baseball and softball seasons this week with tournaments in each league.
Statesboro High School's girls soccer team recently held its awards banquet and the following received awards: Pictured, left to right, front row, are: Sarah Brown (Co-Best Defensive Player and All-Region 2-AAAA team); Reagan Thomas (Best Midfielder and All-Region 2-AAAA team); Anna Marie McKintosh (Most Improved). Back row, left to right: Laura Campbell (Coach's Award); Tori Thompson (Best Offensive Player and All-Region 2-AAAA team); Taylor Sarratt (Co-Best Defensive Player and All-Region 2-AAAA team); Makayla Patterson (Most Valuable Player and All-Region 2-AAAA team).
Statesboro High School's boys soccer team recently held its awards banquet and the following received awards: Pictured, left to right, are Joseph Vives (Coach's Award); Cody Francis (Best Defensive Player and All-Region 2-AAAA team); Zac McLendon (Most Valuable Player and All-Region 2-AAAA team); Coach Nick Thrower; George Hill (Most Improved); Matthew Samuiratedeau (Future Blue Devil). Not pictured: Alan Rodriguez (Best Offensive Player and All-Region 2-AAAA team).
The Southern Explosion 18U softball team won the USSSA Qualifier in Forsyth on Saturday.
Bulloch Academy held its Middle School Spring Sports awards ceremony recently. Major award winners were (first row, l-r) Kallie Moore (soccer; most improved); Ava Hiller (soccer; most valuable player); Mary Peyton Freeman (track; best in field events); Dailey Averitt (track; best in running events). Second row, l-r, Will Howard (soccer; most improved); Bennon Smith (track; best in running events); Will Downs (soccer; most valuable player). Third row, l-r, Lanier Olliff (baseball; most valuable player); Hunter Perry (track; best in field events); John Daniel Brannen (baseball; coaches' award).
Southeast Bulloch High School had four girls soccer players named to the All-Region 3-AA First Team, and Screven County High School had three players named to the first team.
Riley Dinkins, Sean Healy and Caleb Simmons of Southeast Bulloch High School were named to the boys soccer All-Region 3-AA First Team, head coach Bob Massee announced during the team's awards banquet Monday night.
Things seemed pretty bleak for the Bulloch Academy baseball team on April 24. Down, 2-0, in the fifth inning against Augusta Prep, the Gators were nine outs from being eliminated from state playoff contention.
Claxton's Polly Murray, left, and Labron Glover pose after signing letters of intent to play college basketball Thursday afternoon. Murray will attend Chattanooga State University and Glover will play for Thomas University. Both guided the Claxton boys and girls to the Sweet 16 of the GHSA Class A playoffs."This is something I've been hoping to do since the ninth grade," Glover said. Said Murray, "It's like a dream come true. Knowing what's next is a big load off. Now, it's great to be able to celebrate this with all my friends and family." Glover ...
Statesboro-Bulloch County Parks and Recreation Department baseball and softball scores from Monday:
After a fall and winter filled with Statesboro High School athletes signing letters of intent to play at the collegiate level, five more Blue Devils signed with colleges Wednesday afternoon.
After a disappointing regular season full of more downs than ups, Bulloch Academy backed into the GISA Class AAA state baseball playoffs.
The Statesboro-Bulloch County Parks and Recreation Department bused more than 25 athletes to the Georgia Recreation and Parks Association (GRPA) State Track Meet on May 4 -5 in Carrollton. The results were as follows:
Statesboro High School girls and boys soccer players were selected to the All-Region 2-AAAA team. SHS conducted its team awards banquet Thursday night.
The third time's a charm for the Portal Panthers girls' golf team.
By HORACE HOLLOMAN
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