Dade's Luke Riddle slides into second as the LaFayette Rambler waits on the ball.
By: Eddy Gifford, Publisher
The Dade County
High School baseball team got a chance at revenge on Wednesday of last week
when the LaFayette Ramblers came to town.
dropped their first game of the season to the Ramblers a week earlier by a
score of 6-2.
wasted little time as they put two runners on base in the first inning only to
see the LaFayette get out of the inning without a score.
inning was better for the Wolverines as they scored four runs with big hits
coming from Luke Riddle and Nic Gaddis as they doubled, drove in a run and
Josh Core was
dominating on the mound for Dade as he only gave up a pair of hits over four
innings while striking out five and not allowing a run.
would get back in the game in the top of the sixth inning when they scored a
pair of runs to cut the Wolverine lead to 5-2.
in the bottom of the sixth with four more runs, picking up three of them on a
bases loaded double by Garrett Moore.
three hits in the game and a pair of RBI’s.
have a busy week this week as region play began on Tuesday afternoon against
On Thursday the
Wolverines will travel to Summerville to face the Chattooga Indians in another
region game with the first pitch scheduled for 5:30 p.m.
On Friday and
Saturday Dade will be playing in the South Pittsburg Classic in South
Pittsburg, Tenn. On Friday afternoon Dade will face Silverdale Baptist School
at 5 p.m. and then face Hixson at 9 p.m. The Wolverines will then face South
Pittsburg at 11:00 a.m. Saturday.
return home March 18th to host the Pepperell Dragons in another region game
with the first pitch scheduled for 5:30 p.m.