Area Sports

FDA baseball

BRUCE BRANUM/THE GREENVILLE STANDARD On March 7, the FDA boy’s baseball team beat Hooper Academy 3-2 in a close 9-inning game. Luke Taylor pitched all 9 innings and had a RBI single in the first inning. Jason Little had 2 RBI’s, including the game winning hit in the bottom of the ninth. On March 10,…

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Tigers win two

TORI J. NORRIS/THE GREENVILLE STANDARD The McKenzie Tigers improved their record this season winning two of their three games last week. The Tigers split a double header with Hillcrest on Monday night winning the first game 15-5 and losing 10-3 in the second game. Tiger’s senior pitcher Chris Shufford had a great night pitching the…

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G’ana upends Tigers

TORI J. NORRIS/THE GREENVILLE STANDARD The Georgiana Lady Panthers traveled to McKenzie last Friday night and brought home a 5-4 win over the Lady Tigers. Lady Panther junior pitcher Courtney Powell secured the win from the mound. She had 8 strikeouts and allowed 8 hits and only 3 walks. McKenzie senior pitcher Kaitlyn Padgett had…

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McKenzie takes win against Greenville

TORI J. NORRIS/THE GREENVILLE STANDARD McKenzie Lady Tigers hosted Greenville High School last Monday and won a close game 11-10 in seven innings. Greenville led the game 2-0 after the second inning. Greenville scored an additional 4 runs in the top of the third, however McKenzie’s bats started cracking and they scored 8 runs in…

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Greenville defeats McKenzie

TORI J. NORRIS/THE GREENVILLE STANDARD The Greenville Tigers defeated the McKenzie Tigers in a close game last Monday 8-7. This was the second win against McKenzie for Greenville this season. The Greenville Tigers earned their 8 runs off of 14 hits. Chris Bedgood batted 3 for 3 with three singles. Heath Crawford and Joseph Price…

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FDA plays in Lowndes Tourney

BRUCE BRANUM/ THE GREENVILLE STANDARD The FDA Eagles baseball and softball teams travelled to play in a Lowndes Academy tournament this weekend with the boys going 2-2 and the girls going 3-2. The Lady Eagles came in second in their tournament and Head Coach Josh Ritter said, “This group of ladies are so much fun…

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Tigers bring home 2 wins

TORI J. NORRIS/ THE GREENVILLE STANDARD After losing their first four games of the season, the McKenzie Tigers got it together and won two games late last week. The Tigers traveled to Florala to take on the Wildcats last Thursday and brought home a 7-4 win. Chris Shufford started on the mound for the Tigers…

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Lady Eagles win tournament

BRUCE BRANUM/THE GREENVILLE STANDARD The FDA Lady Eagles softball team took home the first place trophy in Round Robin tournament held this past weekend at Fort Dale. The FDA boys placed second in their Round Robin. So far this season the girls have an even record of 4 wins and 4 losses. They have losses…

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