View Mobile Site
  • Bookmark and Share

Most Popular Articles

There are no articles at this time.

Team sees firsts to start the season

POSTED: February 25, 2014 7:51 p.m.
Ryan Coker Dawson Community News/

Logan Burt scores one of his three runs in an 8-3 win over Pickens.

View Larger

The Dawson County High School varsity baseball team recorded several firsts for the season on opening day Feb. 19.

The team picked up its first win of the season, head coach Thad Burgess picked up his first win as coach and pitcher Logan Burt recorded his first win from the mound.

"I saw a lot of excitement in our players and fans. It was good to get out on the field against another team and get some type of feel of our team," Burgess said.

Burt had a day to remember against visiting Pickens County. He pitched five complete innings and allowed no hits before being removed with a 6-0 lead by Burgess. The senior recorded 13 strikeouts while only walking three batters.

JT Eggert came on in relief to get the final six outs.

Burt also contributed offensively. He went 3-for-3 at the plate, with a double. In addition, Burt scored three runs.

The Tigers scored three runs in the third inning to open up a 4-0 lead over the Dragons. Zach Buchan highlighted the inning with a single to right center, driving in two runners, Burt and Harley Pruitt. Also scoring in the inning was Keaton Coates.

Dawson County scored a run in every inning with the exception of the second.

Dawson County will play at East Jackson today. The game is a make-up from Friday due to both basketball teams still playing in the state tournament. Game time is set for 4:30 p.m.

The Tigers will play March 1, dependent on state basketball schedules, at 2 p.m. at Chestatee.

The junior varsity team will play at 11 a.m., preceding the varsity game.

COMMENTS

  • Bookmark and Share

Commenting not available.
Commenting is not available.

FEATURED PHOTOS

Tigers get win over Northvi...
The Dawson County Tigers pl...
Lady Tigers fall short agai...
Kati Brady brings the ball ...
"Elf" comes to the Performi...
Brady Holbrook will play th...
Linda Sperin, her kids’ big...
Linda Sperin helps one of h...
Mountain Education Charter ...
The Dawson County Chamber o...
Christmas parade, tree ligh...
Harmony Baptist Church’s sp...
Holiday shopping kicks off
Georgia’s only UGG outlet s...
Young Lady Tigers open with...
Anna Lowe and Cadey Ayers d...
Wrestling team out to stron...
Dawson County wrestler Levi...
 

Please wait ...