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Local Roundup: BA gets perfecto
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    Matt Simons and Walker Blitch combined to pitch a complete game for Bulloch Academy in a 13-0 win Saturday.
    Thomas Brunson  went 2-for-4 with four RBI and Elliot Mooney went 2-for-2 for BA who improved to 5-7.
    The Gators host Nathaniel Green Tuesday at 1 p.m.

Eagle softball takes doubleheader
    The Georgia Southern softball team won twice in walk-off fashion in extra innings to sweep Furman Saturday afternoon at Eagle Field.
    The Eagles rallied for a 3-2 win in eight innings in game one and prevailed 1-0 in eight innings in game two.
    Georgia Southern improves to 16-19 overall and 3-2 in the Southern Conference. Furman falls to 12-17-1 and 2-3.
    Georgia Southern began its comeback in the sixth of Game One with a run on an RBI fielder’s choice from senior Katie Smith.
    The Eagles capitalized on a miscue to tie the game in the seventh. Freshman Lindsey Hopkins reached on an error and was sacrificed to second. She scored on a single by sophomore Robyne Siliga.
    After a scoreless top of the eighth, senior Maria Laurato began the inning with a double off the left-field wall and scored on a Smith single when a throw from the shortstop went into the GSU
    Junior Melissa Laliberte went the distance for the Eagles and allowed seven hits, one earned run and five walks while striking out five (6-7). Furman’s Lana
    In a pitchers duel that saw both teams squander numerous chances in Game Two, freshman Sam Russo singled home junior Aubrey Thweatt
in the bottom of the eighth inning for the only run of the contest.
    The series concludes with a single game today at 1 p.m.

Losing skid hits seven
    GREENSBORO, N.C. – Georgia Southern lost its seventh straight Saturday, falling 7-6 at UNC Greensboro.
    Chris Shehan slammed a solo home run in the seventh for the Eagles (16-16 overall, 0-5 Southern Conference), his team-leading sixth to tie the score at 6-all.
    In his third inning of work, Kyle Kamppi quickly got the first two outs of the seventh. Greg Feltes dropped a double down the left field line, then Kamppi (0-1) walked Sean Snell. On a 1-0 count
to Ricky Orton, head coach Rodney Hennon brought in A.J. Battisto. Orton walked to load the bases. On a 3-2 pitch, Brandon Harvey hit a grounder into the hole at shortstop. He reached on that infield single and the Spartans plated what proved to be the game-winning run.
    Georgia Southern will be back in action today to close out the series at 1 p.m. The Eagles will return home Tuesday to face North Florida at 6 p.m.

Eagle golf moves up
    EVANS, Ga. — The Georgia Southern golf team shot an even-par 288, which was the fifth-lowest score on the day, and moved up three spots into 15th place in the second round of the Administaff Augusta State Invitational, Saturday afternoon.
    The Eagles now have a two-round total of 15-over 591 going into the third and final round today.
    Junior Chris Smith paced the Eagles with the team’s lowest 18 of the day, a 1-under 71.  He currently sits tied for 20th place with a 1-over 145 going into the final 18.
    Junior Drew Lethem follows Smith by just one stroke, hitting an even-par 72 and now stands tied for 30th place with a 2-over 146.
    No. 17 North Carolina extended its first-round, three-stroke lead to a commanding nine-stroke advantage (16-under 560) over second-place Coastal Carolina’s 7-under 569.
    Going into today’s final round, Coastal Carolina’s Dustin Johnson leads all individuals with an 8-under 136, one stroke better than Tarheel Reed Darsie.
    Starting on the back nine, the Eagles continue action today for the final round of 18 holes with an 8:45 a.m. tee time.
    Fans can follow the live action on-line at for the latest standings, statistics and tee times.

Bulloch Flyers results
    The Bulloch Area Flyers sixth race of the old bird season was released Saturday at 8:30 am. Yohan Van Ryswyk continued to show that he is one of the elite pigeon flyers in southeast georgia with his win today. His bird number 511, a blue bar homer flew 84.9 miles in 2 hours, 29 minutes and four seconds for a speed of 1003.2 yards per minute or 34.2 miles per hour.