Wheeler Run Rules Dublin
The Wheeler County High School softball team played three games last week dropping two and winning one by the run-rule. Wheeler fell to Swainsboro on Monday, but bounced back with a win over Dublin on Tuesday. They lost their final game of the week to Telfair County on Thursday.
Wheeler vs. Swainsboro
On Monday night in Swainsboro the Bulldogs took on the Tigers. It was a close game, but Swainsboro came out on top 5-3.
Wheeler vs. Dublin
It took just three innings for the Bulldogs to defeat Dublin on Tuesday in Dublin. Three runs in the top of the first inning gave Wheeler the early lead, with two of those runs coming off a double by Keleiyah Harris. Dublin closed the lead to 3-2 with two runs in the bottom half of the first inning.
Neither team scored in the second inning, but in the top of the third inning the Bulldogs got the bats going and pushed 15 runs across the plate. Harris drove in three more runs in the inning with a 2-RBI double and a sacrifice fly.
Summer Vann, Ariel Reynolds, and Emily Conner all had RBI singles in the inning. Vann and Harris added sacrifice flys, while a run scored on an error on a ball hit by Bailey Bridges. Two other runs crossed on walks by Tess Vann and Reynolds.
The final score of the game was 18-2 with Wheeler on top of Dublin.
Alli Hartley earned the victory in the circle for Wheeler. Hartley surrendered two runs on four hits over three innings, striking out five and walking one.
Wheeler vs. Telfair
Telfair held the Bulldogs scoreless in their game on Thursday in Alamo. Telfair got on the board first with a run in the top of the second inning, but it was a big fifth that secured the win. The trojans plated five runs in the top of the fifth inning to jump out to a 6-0 lead. Telfair added one more in the sixth inning to get the 7-0 win over Wheeler. On Monday of this week Wheeler was at Hawkinsville and on Tuesday they traveled to Wilcox County after presstime. They will host Treutlen County on Thursday at 5:00 p.m.