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Hounds improve to 6-1, win region opener
by Chuck Thompson
Mar 20, 2014 | 609 views | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Freshman Bradley Hunnicutt won his first varsity start last week, striking out six in six innings of Jones County’s 10-3 victory over Howard.
Freshman Bradley Hunnicutt won his first varsity start last week, striking out six in six innings of Jones County’s 10-3 victory over Howard.
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The Greyhounds improved to 6-1 on the season and ran their winning streak to five with makeup victories over Dublin and Howard last Wednesday and Thursday and a 12-0 win at Warner Robins in their region opener on Friday.

“We’re swinging the bats and for the most part getting good pitching and defense. We just need to keep it going,” coach Barry Veal said.

Crandall Poore picked up his first win of the season at Dublin on Wednesday as the Greyhounds survived a late rally by the Irish for a 6-5 victory. Poore gave up two runs on five hits and two walks and struck out five in 5 2/3 innings.

Landon Vaughn went 2-for-3 with two RBIs, and Jake Thompson also drove in two runs with a two-out double in the fifth.

Dublin scored first, using a leadoff triple by Trever Wood and a sacrifice fly by Alex Garnto to take a 1-0 lead in the bottom of the fourth.

The Greyhounds jumped ahead 4-1 in the top of the fifth on two doubles, a single, a walk, a hit batter and two balks. Zack Griffin got the first double with one out, and Thompson drove in the final two runs with his double.

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