STILLMORE -- The Bulloch Academy Lady Gators opened their regular-season campaign Tuesday by run-ruling cross-county rival David Emanuel Academy 12-4 in five innings.
Madelyn Vickery went 2 2/3 innings for the win while Lauren Dennard came on in relief for the save. Leading hitters for Bulloch (1-0) were Taylor Collins (2-for-2) and Rachel Gilbert (2-for-3).
The Lady Gators take to the road today, traveling to Macon to face the Class AAA defending state champions, the Stratford Academy Eaglettes.
Lady Skins best Lady Gators
Bryan County defeated Ware County, 7-1, Wednesday in a combined no-hitter.
Tiffany Howard pitched 5 innings striking out eight Lady Gators with no runs scored. Makayla Peny pitched 2 innings and also gave up no runs.
Howard was 2-for-2 with 2 runs scored, while teammate Jerri Hines was 1-for-2 with a homerun. Rebecca Strickland was 2-for-3 with a double and 1 RBI.
The Lady Skins will travel to Nahunta for the Brantley County Tournament Friday and Saturday.