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Diamond Dogs still dominate

After a rain delay postponed two games, the Diamond Dogs had the energy to take Westside by storm Friday, winning 13-3.

The Bulldogs scored 13 runs on 13 hits, led by senior Phillip Anderson, who went 2-for-3 with two homers. Everyone in the lineup had at least one hit.

Defensively, the Bulldogs were solid, yielding only three runs to their region opponent. Phillip Anderson gave another strong performance on the mound. The right-hander improved his overall record to 7-0 and his region record to 4-0.

Saturday action

Saturday's home game with the Evans Knights had to be played at Evans because the Thomson field was too wet from heavy rain.

The move did not put a damper on the Bulldogs' motivation. The Diamond Dogs won 9-7.

Senior Abe Cartlage pitched through five innings and had a two-run homer.

Coach Jason Osborn decided to bring in Nick Rau to close out the last two innings.

The Bulldogs scored nine runs off 13 hits. Senior Dontavious "Juicy" Brown, the leadoff hitter, went 4-for-5 at the plate with a solo home run.

Defensively, the Bulldogs infield played well, anchored by shortstop Rau and second-baseman Cody Corbitt, both seniors. The defense turned one double play.

On deck

The Bulldogs were scheduled to return to action Tuesday and home Wednesday against a nonregion rival, Washington Wilkes.

With only three region games left and the much anticipated makeup game with the Harlem Bulldogs, this baseball season has kept fans coming back for more.

After last week's games, the Bulldogs are in first place in the subregion with an overall record of 13-2.

Web posted on Thursday, April 07, 2011

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