Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Rome Braves’ Bryse Wilson named SAL Pitcher of the Week. Braves fall 6-1 at Lakewood.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Rome Braves’ Bryse Wilson named SAL Pitcher of the Week. Braves fall 6-1 at Lakewood.

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Rome Braves’ pitcher Bryse Wilson named SAL Pitcher of the Week.

The Rome Braves announce that pitcher Bryse Wilson has been named pitcher of the week in the South Atlantic League for July 3-9. Wilson enjoyed an outstanding week going 1-0 in one start with a 0.00 ERA.  In his outing on July 8th against West Virginia, Wilson pitched a complete game nine inning shutout (the first in Rome Braves history) allowing just five hits while striking out seven.

ROME BRAVES

  • Rome Braves drop series opener to Lakewood, 6-1. Lakewood release: Sixto Sanchez gave up one run over six innings and Henri Lartigue homered as the BlueClaws toppled Rome 6-1 on Wednesday night. Sanchez, who improved to 4-3 on the season, struck out four and gave up just three hits in the win. Lakewood improved to 9-11/49-41 on the year, opening their three-game series with the Braves (7-10/45-42) with a win. The BlueClaws got on the board in the second inning when Luke Williams scored from second on an infield single by Juan Luis for a 1-0 lead. Lakewood added three more in the third on a SAC fly by Darick Hall and two-run Henri Lartigue home run. Hall’s RBI gave him 68 on the year, most in the league, while Lartigue’s home run was his sixth of the season. Sanchez, meanwhile, did not allow a hit until a single by Kurt Hoekstra in the fifth. Rome got their run off him in the sixth, with Randy Ventura scoring on a groundout by Austin Bush. Juan Luis added an RBI single in the sixth and Henri Lartigue an RBI double in the seventh for the BlueClaws. Arquimedes Gamboa had three hits in the win while Lartigue, Luke Williams, and Juan Luis all had two hits for the BlueClaws. Braves starter Tucker Davidson (2-4) took the loss, allowing four runs on seven hits in five innings of work.
  • What’s next:  In Lakewood today-Friday. In Delmarva Saturday-July 16.
  • Mills Fitzner’s home game photo gallery.
  • Roster updates: None.

HIGH SCHOOLS

Closer look at the 2017 high school football schedule across Northwest Georgia. Click high school

Keep track of summer updates from area high school teams with Twitter:

LOCAL COLLEGES

Berry Vikings sports updates.

Football: First game at Maryville on Sept. 2 at 1 p.m.

receives 24 points in the preseason Division III poll, the only Southern Athletic Association team to receive votes.

 Berry College Volleyball is hosting a series of clinics and camps this summer. 
Day Camps & Clinics: July 25-27: All Skills Session #2 (all ages and skill levels)

-Overnight Camps: July 17-19: Position Skills Camp (designed for ALL levels, grades 5-12); July 20-22: Elite College Prep (designed for HIGH-level players wanting to play in college, limited to 30 participants)

Shorter Hawks sports updates.

  • Football: First game vs. Mars Hill at Barron Stadium, 1 p.m. Sept. 2. Schedule

Georgia Highlands sports reports.

Georgia Northwestern Technical College sports updates

COMMUNITY

What’s ahead at the Rome Tennis Center at Berry College this summer:
-July 15-18: USTA Georgia Junior Open
-July 22-23: USTA Clocktower Run-Roll Wheelchair Classic
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