The Jefferson Bulldogs knew their re-shuffled district competition would be pretty good, and perhaps Jonathan Jolly’s squad isn’t quite yet ready to succumb to 16-3A’s moniker, “The District of Doom.”
Jefferson’s boys dropped their last two games by identical 7-6 counts, falling on Saturday in a weather-delayed game against Ore City and then Tuesday night (in eight innings) at 22nd-ranked White Oak. The losses dropped the Dawgs to 5-10 on the year but a 2-4 district mark has them in the hunt for a playoff berth.
At White Oak on Tuesday, the Dawgs pounded out 11 hits off of White Oak pitching but lost in extras, 7-6. Nate Gibbons took the loss in relief of starter T.J. Foster, both of whom contributed at the plate with hits.
Trace Smith’s 3-for-4 night led the way for Jefferson offensively while Todd Polver had a couple of hits as well. Brennan Varnell, Trey Chambers, Mason Reeves and Blaze McMullen each had hits on the night as well.
The loss White Oak dropped Jefferson…
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