Monday’s game was the first of five scheduled this week for the Jones County varsity, including a game at Warner Robins on Tuesday, makeup games at home against Luella on Wednesday and Upson-Lee on Thursday, and another home game against Northside-Warner Robins on Friday.
A lack of timely hitting was the theme in all of the losses, with the Greyhounds collecting only four hits in each setback – 3-0 at Northside last Tuesday, 12-11 at Dublin last Wednesday and at Houston County on Monday. They did manage eight hits in their only victory last week, a 7-6 squeaker over Jackson at home on Thursday.
Jones County coach Barry Veal was not happy with the way his team was swinging the bat last week, but he said Monday’s game at Houston was not as bad.
“We actually swung the bats better, hit the ball hard but right at people,” he said. “We put ourselves in a position to win, and that’s all you can ask against a team like that.”
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