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away with five more in the fourth for a 10-2 lead. The Eagles did score three in the fourth to close it to 10-5, but seven more runs from Wheeler in the top of the fifth inning gave them the run rule win, 17-5.
Bridges led Wheeler with four RBI’s with Dixon adding three more.
The third game of the series was all Wheeler. It was a huge first inning for Wheeler as the put 15 runs on the board. They never looked back.
MCHS did score three in the first and five in the second, but Wheeler added one in the second and three more in the third as they led 19-8. Montgomery scored one in the fourth, and Wheeler put two more on the board in the fifth as they took the win, 21-9.
Kolt Bell, Layton Horne, and Rodgers all drove in three runs for Wheeler.
This week Wheeler County is matching up with Dublin for a Region series. They played the first game on Monday in Dublin after presstime. They will play a double header in Alamo on Friday with the first game at 4:00 p.m.
The Eagles are now 2-15 on the year and are 0-15 in the Region. They will take on Treutlen County this week in their Region series. They played the first game on Tuesday in Mt. Vernon. They will play a double header on Friday in Soperton with the first game at 4:00 p.m.