Eagles Get 1st Win
The Eagles baseball team of Montgomery County High School took on the Bulldogs of Wheeler County twice last week and played Hawkinsville as well. MCHS picked up their first win of the season against the Red Devils of Hawkinsville.
Wheeler broke the game open in the top of the second inning on Tuesday in Mt. Vernon. Wheeler scored six runs to jump out to a big lead. They added one run in the top of the third inning to lead 7-0.
Wheeler plated four more runs in the fourth inning to go ahead 11-0 on the Eagles. MCHS scored a run in the bottom of the fourth inning, but it was all they would get in the game. Wheeler added 11 more runs in the top of the fifth inning on the way to a 22-1 win.
Hawkinsville scored first with a run in the bottom of the third inning, but the Eagles took the lead with five runs in the top of the fifth inning to lead 5-1. The Devils tied the game in the bottom of the frame at 5-5.
MCHS added three more runs in the top of the sixth inning to lead 8-5. Hawkinsville picked up one run in the sixth inning and held the Eagles in the top of the seventh to have a chance. MCHS allowed just one run in the seventh inning on the way to an 8-7 win.
On Friday Wheeler won over MCHS in Alamo. They again rolled to a run rule victory. Wheeler won the second meeting 14-0.
This week MCHS played Telfair County on Tuesday after presstime. They will be back in action on Thursday at home against Telfair and then will play them again on Friday in McRae with both games starting at 6:00 p.m.