RUTLAND 9, SOUTHWEST 2
Southwest 110-000-0 -- 2-5-7
Rutland 033-030-x -- 9-5-2
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WP: Riley Jones. LP: Adrian Hollingshed.
2B: Southwest -- Nick Hargrove.
3B: Southwest -- Adam Pitts.
Game notes: Rutland took advantage of seven errors, and only three of the Hurricanes' runs were earned. ... Rutland's Jones and Jonathan Hartnist teamed for 13 strikeouts, and Thomas McKinney had two hits for the Hurricanes ... It was the first victory for first-year head coach David Kelly.
Records: Rutland 2-2.
JONES COUNTY 10, UPSON-LEE 3
Upson-Lee 000-002-1 -- 3-4-2
Jones County 200-035-x -- 10-10-0
WP: Bradley Hunnicutt. LP: CJ Allison.
2B: Upson-Lee -- Tanner Crew; Jones County -- Teldrick Ross.
3B: Jones County -- Keever Walker, Austin Harrison.
Game notes: Jordan Miller went 4-for-4 with three RBI for Jones County, while Keever Walker and Bradley Hunnicutt had two hits apiece and Austin Harrison two RBI. ... Zack Gooden had two RBI for Upson -Lee.
Records: Jones County 1-0.
HOUSTON COUNTY 5, Perry 4
Houston County 013-000-1 -- 5-6-5
Perry 100-003-0 -- 4-3-5
WP: Tanner Hall.
2B: Houston County -- Jake Fromm, Austin Hittinger, Lawson Trawick.
Game notes: Hall struck out six with no walks in six innings. Courtesy runner Blake Lawson scored the game-winner on a throwing error with one out.
Records: Houston County 3-1.
STRATFORD 13, PACELLI 1
Stratford 002-041-6 -- 13-10-3
Pacelli 010-000-0--1-2-5WP: Clifton Olmstead.
2B: Stratford -- Aaron Arnold, Will Herndon 2.
HR: Stratford -- Clifton Olmstead.
Game notes: Ames Jamison and Herndon had two-hit days for Stratford, while Herndon, Arnold and Sammy Martin drove in two runs apiece. Olmstead and Jackson Pyles teamed for 11 strikeouts.
BLECKLEY COUNTY 7, FITZGERALD 6Bleckley County 000-003-4--7-8-4
Fitzgerald 300-011-1 -- 6-9-2WP: Nash Mullis. LP: Ashton Newell.
2B: Fitzgerald -- Bailey Alexander, Ashton Newwell.
Game notes: Bleckley County took the lead on an erorr that allowed Christian Kight to score, and then Benji Knighton scored on a passed ball to give the Royals a needed insurance run in the four-run seventh. Bleckley County starter Carter Raffield struck out 10.
Tuesday's Boys Tennis Box
VETERANS 4, JONES COUNTY 1Singles: Logan Anderson (Veterans) d. Travis Aultman 8-2; Hayden Chumm (V) d. Christian Hursey 8-3; Nathan Farmer (V) d. Eric Phinith 8-5.
Doubles: Lane Aultman/ Skylar Livingston (JC) d. Daniel Kang/ Bryce Buchanan 8-6; Evan Schultz/Noah Goff (Veterans) d. Jacob Livingston/Ben Browne (Jones) 8-1
Tuesday's Girls Tennis Box
VETERANS 3, JONES COUNTY 2Singles: Beth Rockwell (V) d. Rosanna Baker 8-2; Nicole Tayaq (V) d. Makayla Schafer 8-1; Asheton McAllister (V) d. Jessica Smith (Jones) 8-3.
Doubles: Tori Veal/Triston Skinner (JC) d. Maris Guzman/Jessie Coleman 8-6; Summer Bailey/Kayla Phinith (JC) d. Courtney Clayboss/ Mary Powell 8-2
Next: Jones County at Mary Persons, Wednesday.
Tuesday's Boys Soccer Box
MOUNT DE SALES 2, MARY PERSONS 2Goals: MDS -- Nick Maiorana, Luke Guillory , Mary Persons -- Matt Hellier, Dawson Daniel.
Assists: MDS -- Brett Galonczyk. Mary Persons -- Daniel, Alex Rivera.
Saves: MDS -- Ryan Murphey 12; Mary Persons -- Brock Hulsey.
Shots: MDS -- 8, Mary Persons -- 12
Records: Mary Persons 3-0-1, Mount de Sales 0-0-1.
Next: Central at Mary Persons, March 2; Peach County at Mount de Sales, 7:30 p.m., Thursday.
Tuesday's Girls Soccer Box
MOUNT DE SALES 0, MARY PERSONS 0Saves: MDS -- Renee Hutton; Mary Persons -- Katie Bottomly
Shots: MDS -- 5, Mary Persons -- 6
Records: MDS -- 1-0-1.
Next: Peach County at Mount de Sales, 5:30 p.m., Thursday.