It was a good week for the baseball and softball teams of Charlton County last week with the Indians beating Lanier County, Echols County and Bradwell Institute to improve to 10-4 on the season.
The Indians will face off against Clinch County this Tuesday in a key region contest before hosting Wilcox County Friday.
Meanwhile, the Maidens swept a double header from Thomas County Central and picked up two forfeit wins from Northeast Macon to go to 6-0 on the year.
The Bethune Middle School Maidens finished up their season last week by dropping contests to Camden Middle School and Hilliard.
The Bethune Braves dropped their lone contest of the week to Fernandina Beach.
The Georgia Bulldogs swept three games from South Carolina to open up SEC play last weekend in Columbia.
Former Indian L.J. Talley saw his 11-game hitting streak snapped in the series finale. Talley still leads the Bulldogs with a .403 average.
Mary Baxter hit her second home run of the season helping Emmanuel College defeat Catawba last Sunday.
Former Maiden Courtney Williams has moved on to play oversea in Spain after her Italian team folded in midseason.
Williams has scored 43 points for her newest team.
Conference tournaments wrapped up in college basketball with many of the top seeds going down to defeat.
The top four teams in the country, Gonzaga, Virginia, North Carolina, and Kentucky all lost in their conference tournaments, but it didn’t hurt their national seeding much.
Auburn was the surprise winner of the SEC Tournament after knocking off Tennessee while fifth-ranked Duke edged third-ranked North Carolina to claim the ACC title.
The 68-team field for the NCAA Tournament was announced on Sunday.
Three ACC teams were selected as the top four seeds as Duke, North Carolina and Virginia were named top seeds in their bracket. Gonzaga claimed the other top spot.
The Atlanta Braves haven’t played like they had hoped entering the final week and a half of spring training. While wins are not as important in the preseason, losing seven-straight games is not a good sign as rosters begin to get set.
Rory McIlroy used two late birdies to edge Jim Furyk by one stroke to claim The Player’s Championship in Ponte Vedra. It was his first win on the course in ten tries.
Kyle Busch came from 18th place with 72 laps remaining to gain the lead with 26 laps left and held off Joey Logano to win the NASCAR Cup Series race in California.