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Heritage With Two Wins

The Eagles of Vidalia Heritage Academy opened up their baseball season last week as they faced off with Treutlen County, Piedmont Academy, and Thomas Jefferson Academy. Heritage won its first two games before falling to the Jaguars on Friday.

Vs. Treutlen

The Vikings took the early lead in the bottom of the first inning with three runs, but those were the only runs they scored in the game.

Heritage picked up a run in the top of the third inning and then two more in the fourth to tie the game at 3-3. The game remained tied through the seventh inning, sending it to extra innings. In the top of the eighth inning the Eagles of Heritage put together a rally and scored five runs to jump ahead 8-3.

Heritage held in the bottom of the frame to take the win, 8-3.

Ledger Curl led the way with two hits and two RBI’s for the Eagles.

Vs. Piedmont

It was another extra inning game for the Eagles as they faced the Cougars of Piedmont. VHA put the first run on the board in the bottom of the second inning. Piedmont jumped in front in the fifth inning with four runs to take a 4-1 lead.

Heritage came back to tie the game in the bottom of the fourth inning at 4-4. Piedmont added a run in the sixth inning, but Heritage answered in the bottom of the frame to tie it back at 5-5. The score stayed that way and forced extra innings.

Finally in the bottom of the 10th inning, Heritage plated a run to take the win, 6-5. Four VHA batters had two hits, Greet Posey, JT Cofield, Luke Moxley, and Dalton Price.

Vs. TJ

The only loss of the week for VHA came from the Jaguars of Thomas Jefferson on Friday. TJ took the lead with a run in the bottom of the first inning. They added four more in the third inning and then closed out the game with five runs in the fourth. The Jaguars held in the top of the fifth inning to win the game by the run rule, 10-0.

This week VHA was at Gatewood Academy on Tuesday after presstime. They will play next on Friday at David Emanuel Academy at 6:00 p.m.

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