Alcovy’s pitching held the Lady Bulldogs to one hit while striking out 13 batters in the 8-0, six-inning Region 2-AAAAAA win at Rockdale on Tuesday.
Getting the win over Baldwin is not the top priority for the Alcovy football team as they prepare to take on the Class AAAA Braves in Milledgeville at 7:30 p.m. on Friday.
Newton has been hitting on all cylinders offensively scoring 101 points in their first two games including a 55-0 thrashing to Meadowcreek in their home opener. They will try to keep the momentum going on Friday as they travel to Rome to take on the Wolves at 7:30 p.m. on Friday.
Sights from Eastside and Alcovy football on their season opener
Newton struck early and often as the Rams never gave Meadowcreek a chance as they went on to win their home opener 55-0 Saturday night at Homer Sharp Stadium.
The team of Austin Holloway and Josh Sims were too much for Alcovy’s defense as the two connected three times for touchdowns as the Eagles beat their county rival 41-0 at Homer Sharp Stadium on Friday.
Newton has a simple plan as they prepare for their home opener at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday against Meadowcreek, score quick and early.
What looked like batting and pitching practice was actually the first Region 2-AAAAAA game of the season as the Lady Tigers crushed Tucker 13-0 in four innings on Thursday.
Both Eastside and Alcovy are looking to start the season with a win in but for different reasons as the two county rival’s 10th meeting at Homer Sharp Stadium on Friday at 7:30 p.m.
Newton County School System Deputy Superintendent of Schools Dr. Craig Lockhart said that making a successful school is challenging, but not impossible.