Six Richmond Hill Mat Cats qualified for the state youth tournament and will compete the next two Saturdays.
Garrett Riggleman drove in Alex Covington in the bottom of the ninth inning to give Bryan County High School a 9-8 win in extra innings over visiting Liberty County (2-1) on Monday night in Pembroke.
Richmond Hill fell just short of further advancing their storybook season when they lost their first round state playoff game against North Clayton 52-49 at the Wildcat Gym on Saturday.
Bryan County High School beat Calhoun County 67-45 on Friday in the first round of the state Class A girls basketball tournament.
Bryan County's Lady Redskins advanced in through the first round of the GHSA Class A state tourney Friday night, beating Calhoun County, 67-45.
Lindsey Vasher scored four goals and added two assists to help power Richmond Hilll to a 9-0 win Thursday at Brunswick.
Bryan County High School earned its first win of the early season Thursday with a 3-2 victory over visiting Long County. Skeebo Carter went the distance on the mound for the Redskins and allowed only 5 hits in the winning effort. Bryan County had seven hits on the day with Alex Covington (2 for 2, two 2Bs, 2 runs) and Shane Dillon (2 for 2, RBI) leading the way at the plate.
Virginia signee Kevin Matthews threw a no-hitter and Richmond Hill blanked cross-country rival Bryan County 12-0 in five innings on Tuesday in Pembroke in the 2011 season opener for both teams.
It wasn't even close.
Richmond Hill finished its long journey through the ranks of Region 2-AAAA on Saturday by defeating Statesboro 52-48 in the championship game. It was the Wildcats fourth consecutive winning game of the tournament that started with them as the sixth seed.
Statesboro's JaQwan Raymond (18 points) tied the score after being fouled attempting a 3-point shot, The Blue Devil senior standout stole an inbound pass and after he made all three free throws, what had looked like a likely Richmond Hill victory turned in to what looked like a likely overtime period.
In its first season in Class AAAA, Richmond Hill is making some noise.
In a battle between two teams ranked in the top 10 in Class A, No. 4 Bryan County High Lady Redskins will play No. 9 Calvary Day for the Region 3-A title tonight.
Richmond Hill beat Effingham County 53-45 on Thursday to advance to the Region 2-AAAA semifinals. The win qualifies the Wildcats for the state playoffs for the first time in eight years.
Top seed Statesboro beat Richmond Hill High School 58-43 Wednesday night in the second round of the Region 2-AAAA girls basketball playoffs at South Effingham High School.
Bryan County High School toppled McIntosh County Academy 51-26 during their Homecoming game Friday night. The school announced Homecoming Queen Paige Shuman and King Scotty Flint at the game.
The Richmond Hill Lady Wildcats took back-to-back wins over Woodland Wednesday in the first round of the state playoffs. The Lady Cats eked out a 14-13 win in dramatic fashion during game one.
Bryan County High School fell 43-22 to Bacon County in a Region 2-AA contest last Friday night in Alma.
Statesboro High School held off Richmond Hill 14-13 on Thursday night at Womack Field in Statesboro in a Region 3-AAAAA football game.
The Richmond Hill Wildcats hosted the Effingham County Rebels Friday and got sucker punched 24-20 en route to their third consecutive loss. The Wildcats nearly pulled out a win on a 92-yard drive late in the 4th quarter but came up three yards short of the winning touchdown as time expired on the clock.
Effingham County knocked off Richmond Hill 24-20.
It took nine innings to decide the winner and unfortunately for the Lady Redskins the Vidalia Softball team claimed the 9-6 win. Bryan County High School's late inning game was then followed by an 8-0 shutout loss to Vidalia during the first round of the Region 2-AA playoffs held Thursday.
The Richmond Hill High School varsity competition cheerleaders took first place at the Classic Cotton Cheer Competition on Sept. 27 in Jeff Davis County.
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