Thomasville Times Enterprise

Local Sports

March 28, 2014

Brookwood forced to cancel third game this season


Mother Nature continued its plague of Brookwood’s baseball schedule.

The Warriors were rained out for the third time in three weeks on Friday. The weather woes, however, are yielding a cancellation altogether rather than a reschedule.

The victim this go-around was a road tilt at Macclay (Tallahassee, Fla.), piggybacking consecutive games against Master’s Academy and Westwood two weeks ago.

“These games are literally going down the drain,” Brookwood coach Ken Johnson said.

Johnson received confirmation that Friday’s game was called at roughly 2:15 p.m., before the Warriors piled into the bus for the 30 mile trek. Brookwood is slated to play another game in Florida at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday at Munroe (Quincy, Fla.) – a rematch of Brookwood’s extra innings, 4-3 defeat on March 8 – though the forecast calls for a 60 percent chance of showers during the day.

Johnson said he should know by mid-morning whether or not they will get the game in.

The genesis of the all-out cancellations stem from differing schedules. The Florida leagues are well into their seasons and will begin district playoffs in just a few weeks, whereas Brookwood only began three weeks ago. Johnson remains optimistic that the Westwood game could resurface, though the school hasn’t been as receptive as he’d like.

More importantly, Johnson said, is that he wants to shake off the two game region skid the Warriors are riding.

“We’d like to get back in a groove, and were looking at this weekend to do so,” he said.]


Text Only
Local Sports
Business Marquee
House Ads
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
AP Video
Renewed Violence Taking Toll on Gaza Residents 2 Americans Detained in North Korea Seek Help US Employers Add 209K Jobs, Rate 6.2 Pct House GOP Optimistic About New Border Bill Gaza Truce Unravels; Israel, Hamas Trade Blame Raw: Tunisia Closes Borders With Libya Four Rescued From Crashed Plane Couple Channel Grief Into Soldiers' Retreat WWI Aviation Still Alive at Aerodrome in NY Raw: Rescuers at Taiwan Explosion Scene Raw: Woman Who Faced Death Over Faith in N.H. Clinton Before 9-11: Could Have Killed Bin Laden Netanyahu Vows to Destroy Hamas Tunnels Obama Slams Republicans Over Lawsuit House Leaders Trade Blame for Inaction
Twitter Updates
Follow us on twitter

Does it bother you that the Thomasville-Thomas County Central football game won't be played for at least the next two years?

     View Results
Smoky Day in Thomasville
Project IMPACT 2011
SCBC Harry Potter Themed Blood Drive
TOSAC Rehearses "High School Musical"