Last year Bryan County pitcher Dahlson Brown lost a tough home decision to the Toombs County Bulldogs by a 3-2 score. He threw 6 2/3 allowing nine hits, one earned run with four strikeouts and two walks. Now a senior, Brown got a final shot at pitching against Toombs. In both team’s Region 2 opener, at Jacky Jones Field, Brown threw five innings of one-hit ball with eight strikeouts and three walks. He did not allow an earned run in the Redskins 12-1 five inning victory.
Bryan County is off to a 14-1 start against a schedule featuring two teams with winning records (6-5 Commerce and 7-2 New Hampstead. The Redskins swept Commerce and split with New Hampstead. The Bulldogs are 3-6 overall and the two teams will play a second game this week, on Friday, at 4:30 p.m. in Pembroke. The game will not be broadcast on Y-101 or streamed on Mixlr.
Martin Stephens stroked Toombs County’s only hit- a leadoff single to center in the second inning. The Bulldogs only run was scored in the bottom of the fifth inning. Kyle Knight scored on a ball which was hit by Bryce Deloach and misplayed by Brown.
The Redskins, who had seven hits and walked eight times, scored five runs in the opening frame and they scored in every inning except for the second.
Bryce Braddy interview with TCHS head coach Brian Fitzgerald