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Local Roundup: Claxton baseball tops Montgomery County
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    Zac Mosely's game-winning home run lifted Claxton to a 6-5 win over Montgomery County Monday. Matthew Rogers struck out 12 and allowed two earned runs for the win. Jeremy Cerventes was 1-for-4 with a two-run homer for Claxton, while Kelvin Goodson went 1-for-4 with an RBI double and Harley Hendrix was 2-for-3 and double and one RBI. Mosely was 2-for-4 with a pair of RBI.  

Bryan County wins season opener
    Bryan County picked up a 7-2 win at Tattnall County in baseball action Monday. The game was called after five innings due to darkness.
    Ricky Myrick was the winning pitcher with seven strikeouts. He also went 2-for-3 at the plate with a double, three RBI and three runs scored. Wesley Wilkes was 1-for-3 with a pair of RBI for the Redskins, while Kurt Shuman went  1-for-2 with two RBIs and two runs scored. Trey Boatright was 1-for-2 with two RBI and two runs scored and Bryce Mingledorff went 1-for-3 with an RBI for Bryan County (1-0), which hosts McIntosh County Academy Wednesday at 6 p.m.

Sprint South Track Club registration
    Registration for the Sprint South Track Club’s summer team is being held now through April 2. Registation is open to kids ages 8-18 and is available online at For more information, contact Sprint South coach Samose Mays at (912) 489-3472.
Local tennis tournament results
    Boys and girls ages 10-18 competed in the 2007 SBCPRD Junior Open Tennis Tournament on Feb. 17 and 19 at the Sue Oertley Tennis Courts on Fair Road. Participants competed in both singles and doubles matches.         Results are as follows: Boys 10-12 Singles: first — Cody Lanier, second — Mickey Crosby, Jr. Girls 10-12 Singles: first — McKenzie Webb, second — Emily Herndon. Boys 10-12 Doubles: first — Cody Lanier and Mickey Crosby, Jr., second— Bubba Beasley and McKenzie Webb. Mixed 10-12 Doubles:  first — Emily Herndon and Cody Lanie, second —   McKenzie Webb & Mickey Crosby, Jr. Boys 13-14 Singles:  first — Cody Lanier, second — Bubba Beasley. Girls 13-14 Singles: first — MacKenzie Waters, second — Victoria Herndon. Girls 13-14 Doubles:  first — MacKenzie Waters and Emily McGuire, second — Victoria Herndon and Leah Moss. Boys 15-16 Singles: first — Gavin Harper, second —  Samay Bhushan. Girls 15-16 Singles: first — Alex Hendricks, second — Adrienne Lanier. Girls 15-16 Doubles: first — Alex Hendricks and Victoria Herndon, second —Adrienne Lanier and Amy Nagel. Boys 15-16 Doubles: first — Samay Bhushan and  John Washington, second — Gavin Harper and J.R. Whetsell. Boys 17-18 Singles:  first — Jordan Jones, second — Justin Stewart. Boys 17-18 Doubles: first — Justin Stewart and Thomas Thigpen, second  — Jordan Jones and Patrick Thigpen.

SHS track finishes second
    The Statesboro track team placed second in a three-team meet Saturday at Greenbrier.          Results for the Statesboro girls are as follows: Discus Throw — Lywanna Melvin (10th), Long Jump — Tabria Jackson (9th), 4 x 100 —  Kenyatta Fagan (10th), Queta Davis (10th), Tabria Jackson (9th), Trensherra Rogers (10th), 100 Meters — Kenyatta Fagan (10th), 100 Hurdles —Trensherra Rogers (10th), 800 Meters — Tiffany Woodard (10th).
    Boys results were: 4 x 800 — Justin Jordan (10th), Matt Hill (12th), Calan Hilton (12th), Tyrone McCoy (12th), High Jump — Sherrod Natson (11th), 400 Meter — Tyrone McCoy (12th), 100 Meter —Patrick Jenkins (10th), 800 Meter — Matt Hill (12th), 4 x 400 — Calan Hilton (12th), Justin Jordan (10th), Jerrit Mincey (11th), Tyrone McCoy (12th).
    The Blue Devils travel to Bradwell Thursday at 4 p.m.

Old bird race results
    The first race of the 2007 old bird race season was flown Saturday from Dublin. Teams of homing pigeons were released at 8:30 am to fly to their respective homes.
    Johan VanEyswyk of Stilson had the winner, bird No. 11777, a blue bar homer. It flew 84.9 miles home in two hours and 26 minutes for a speed of 1,019.8 yards per minute or 34.7 miles per hour.
    Frank Nesmith of Reidsville had the second-team placement, while Chris Purvis of Statesboro had the third and Dean Baynon of Statesboro had the fourth.
    Saturday's race will be flown from Macon.
    For additional information, contact Dave Bacon at (912) 481-5577.