Indians Continue Playing Well
It was another busy week for the Vidalia High School Indians baseball team as they played two home games and then traveled back to the Baseball at the Beach Tournament hosted by Glynn Academy for two more games on Saturday. It was a good week for the #1 ranked Indians as they won three of their four games. VHS also took on the Tigers of Metter on Monday of this week.
VHS vs. Tattnall
On Tuesday at home against Tattnall County the Indians rolled to an easy win. The Indians got our in front early as they scored six runs in the bottom of the first inning. The Indians added five more runs in the third inning to push the lead to 11-0. VHS held in the fourth and fifth innings to get the 11-0 win by the run rule. The Indians pounded out 12 hits in the game and were led by Ty Dalley with 3 hits and 6 RBI's.
VHS vs. Appling
Up next were the Pirates of Appling County on Friday. The game remained scoreless through the first four innings. Appling plated two runs in the top of the fifth inning to take a 2-0 lead, but the Indians answered in the bottom half of the frame with three runs to jump on top, 3-2.
VHS scored four more in the bottom of the sixth inning to push their lead to 7-2. Appling scored two more in the top of the seventh but the Indians held on for the win, 7-4.
VHS vs. Savannah
The Indians lost just their second game of the season as they fell to Savannah Christian on Saturday at Baseball at the Beach. Vidalia picked up two runs in the top of the first inning to take the early lead. Savannah got one across in the bottom of the first, and then tied the game at 2-2 in the second inning with one more run.
Savannah took the lead over the Indians in the fifth inning with three runs to lead 5-2. VHS closed it to 5-3 in the top of the sixth inning, but a big seven run frame for the Raiders put them on top 12-3. VHS added two runs in the top of the seventh inning, but they came up short, falling to Savannah 12-5.
VHS vs. McIntosh
In the final game of Baseball at the Beach for VHS they faced off with the Buccaneers of McIntosh County Academy. Vidalia led 3-0 in the top of the second inning. McIntosh scored twice in the bottom of the second, but VHS answered in the third with two more runs to take a 5-2 lead. The Indians plated two more in the sixth and a final run in the top of the seventh inning as they picked up the win 8-2 over the Bucs.
VHS vs. Metter
On Monday of this week the Indians hosted the Tigers of Metter and got a shutout with Landry Mead on the mound. Vidalia went on top in the second inning with one run, and added to that lead in the third with two more for a 3-0 lead. The Indians scored twice more in the fourth inning to take a 5-0 lead. Mead had a good outing on the mound as he had 10 strikeouts and held the Tigers scoreless, giving VHS a 5-0 win. VHS will be at Metter on Wednesday at 6:00 p.m. On Friday VHS will host Callaway at 5:45 p.m. and then will play Heard County at home on Saturday at 12:00 p.m. with both days being part of the Paul Thigpen Diamond Days.