The RBS Bulldogs had their busiest week of the season to date.They played three games during the week and travelled to Gainesboro to play in the Alex Cassetty Classic in Jackson County.
On Monday Apr 4th the Bulldogs travelled to Trousdale County. Yellow Jacket Wiley Barton threw a one hitter and got the win for the Yellow Jackets while Bailey Anderson was the starter for RBS and gets credited for the loss. Anderson did all he could for his own cause as he had the lone hit, walked twice, and scored the only Bulldog run. Final score Trousdale County 17 RBS 1.
On the return trip to Red Boiling Springs the Yellow Jackets plate runs in the 4th, 5th, 6th, and 7th innings to get their second district win by a final score of 8-2. Cole Dziekiewicz went the distance for RBS giving up 12 hits and 7 earned runs with 11 strikeouts. Justin Bergdorff went 1 for 3 with 2RBIs. Anderson and Dziekiewicz scored the runs for the Bulldogs.
The Westmoreland Eagles came to town on Apr 7th for a non-conference game. Hatten Allen is credited with the loss as he pitches 3 innings and gave up 14 hits and 14 earned runs. Kendall Thompson came on in relief and threw 2 innings, giving up 4 hits and 3 earned runs. Anderson went 2 for 3 and Justin Bergdorff went 1 for 3 with 1RBI. The Eagles get the victory by a final score of 17-0 in five innings.
RBS traveled just over the county line to play at one of the nicest fields in the Upper Cumberland in the Alex Cassetty Classic over the weekend. On Apr 8th they faced the Blue Devils from Jackson County. Despite jumping out to a 5-1 Bulldog lead, a huge 3rd and 4th inning for Jackson pushed them to a 15-5 victory. Bulldog Justin Bergdorff went 1 for 2 with 2RBIs. Asberry gets the loss on the mound. In the second game RBS lost to Livingston by a final of 2-7. Asberry was once again on the mound and gave up 5 hits and 6 runs (3 earned) in the loss. In their final game the Bulldogs lost in four innings to Smith County by a final of 4-18. Justin Bergdorf got the start and the loss but he had 2 hits and an RBI. Dustin Bergdorff was 1 for 2 with 2RBIs.
This week the Bulldogs will play at Watertown on the 11th, host Watertown on the 12th, host Clay County on the 14th, and host Monterey for a double header on the 15th.