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,i 15: Covering Kickoff to the Final Out in Ginch.County Athletics Clinch senior Michael Gilbreth throws a pitch Friday against Atkinsen County at Cecil Barber Field. e By Len Robbins Editor/Publisher The Clinch County Panthers swept a pair of region games last week in high school baseball action. Lee Douglas' Panthers (now 13-7 on the season) downed Wilcox County Tuesday, 12-2, then blanked Atkinson County at home Friday, 8-0. In Rochelle Tuesday, the Panther bats were hot, pounding out 14 hits as Duncan Lutz got the complete-game win on the hill. The Panthers took control of the game early, scoring three runs in the top of the first. They added three more in the third to take a 6-2 lead into the fourth. They added two more runs in the fifth, and had a four-run rally in the sixth. Meanwhile, Lutz kept the Patriot bats at bay, not allowing a run after the third inning. He allowed just one hit, no earned runs, and struck out eight, walking three, in six innings of work. The Clinch bats were led by sophomore Kyle Hendricks, who went a perfect 4-for-4, including a double. Brence Cason, Clinch's Jack Thompson takes a swing during Friday's game Laneston Hendricks, Lutz,and allowing two hits and Warren Stovall all in five innings. Peagler had two hits in the game,relieved for one inning, with Stovall, Lutz, and then Gilbreth closed for an Hendricks having doubles,inning. Other Panthers with hits Clinch jumped on the for the game were Thomas Rebels early, with a five- Lankford and Landon run first inning. They then Howling. added single runs for the Friday at Cecil Barber next three innings. Field, three Panther Stovatl and Lankford pitchers combined for led the Clinch bats, each the shutout - Stovall, having two hits, with Josh Peagler and MichaelStovall having three Gilbreth, combining to RBI and a double. Other allow just three hits Panthers with hits Friday and two walks. Stovall included Cason, Lutz and started, striking out 11Jack Thompson. against Atkinsen County. This week, the Panthers will play two games during their spring break - Monday against non-region foe Seminole County athome, and Tuesday at Lanier County in a critical Region 2-A game. The Seminole game is set to start varsity play at 5 p.m while Tuesday's tilt is set for a 6 p.m. start. The following week, the Panthers will host Telfair County (Tuesday, April 10) in a region outing, starting at 5:30 p.m. [inc[ ounit] Ntis" Wednesday, April 4, 2018. Page S This page is brought to our readers by the following spon- sors. Be sure to thank them for their support of sports and recreation in Clinch County. We'll protect ,our home sweet mobile home, "~'t~~ i1"~.st)r(;~ h(:)r~:s.and rh ~ pt.'~p|~ who li, v~; i.n t:he:xn Lutz, Brown, Peagler & Manley Owned & Operated by Eric Lutz & Jeff Brown 28 East Dame Avenue Homerville * 487-5411 Proud Supporters of Clinch County High LEECC) NTAI N ER Our Containers. Your Success. The Subway Spring Sports Player of the Week is baseball 's::. " Against Wilcox County Tuesday, Brence went 2-for-4 at the plate, SCOring twice. Congrats, Brence, from your fans at 23 West Dame Avenue in Homerville 912-487-3894 Homerville Malnstreet and HCC Recreation Department preSentS 1" Annual / Music Watermelon contest Musical chairs Food Hula hoop contest ' ~' If you would like to Donate or help sponsor this event for the % ,)'~=" ,r, Co~ct Dianl~'rpl/est')Jt(~,12) 599" ":-::';": '" "/ " ".~ 02~"orAC at (912) 599~181 II1 Date: Saturday, April 28, 2018 * Time: 12pm-7pm * Location: Depot side street The Acme Pharmacy Baseball Player of the Week is sopho- more Kyle Hendricks. Against Wilcox County Tuesday, Kyle went 4-for-4 at the plate, With3 RBI. Kyle Hendricks Congratulations from your hometown pharmacy! :/ IE PHARMA( ' Open Monday-Friday 8-6; Saturday 8-1 912-487-5327 0 0 0