On Saturday, February 29, The Varsity Panthers hosted a game against Geneva County.
Geneva started off with the lead late in the game in a 15-4 victory over Geneva County. The game was tied at four with Geneva batting in the bottom of the fourth when Kahari McReynolds singled on a 2-2 count. He scored two runs.
Geneva secured the victory due to 11 runs in the fourth inning. The big inning was thanks to singles by McReynolds, Trent Spann, Clayton Dunn, and Aubrey Jenkins, an error on a ball put in play by Harrison McGowan and McReynolds, and a groundout by Ryan Jackson.
In the bottom of the third inning, the Panthers tied things up at four when Spann singled on a 1-2 count, scoring one run.
Jackson was on the pitcher’s mound for the Panthers. He pitched two innings, allowing one hit and four runs while striking out two.
The Panthers racked up 11 hits in the game. Jenkins, Garner, and Spann all managed multiple hits. They each got two hits to lead Geneva. The Panthers tore up the base paths, as two players stole at least two bases. Dunn led the way with three.
On Saturday, February 22nd, the Varsity Geneva Panthers travelled you Eufaula to play both Eufaula and Headland.
This game was a heartbreaker for the Geneva Panthers, as they lost the lead late in a 4-2 defeat. The game was tied at two with Eufaula batting in the bottom of the fifth when an error scored one run for Eufaula.
The Geneva Panthers lost despite out-hitting Eufaula four to three.
Ross Bixby led things off on the hill for Geneva. He surrendered two runs on one hit over four innings, striking out eight. Aubrey Jenkins threw two innings in relief out of the bullpen.
Clayton Dunn led Geneva with two hits in three at bats. Geneva stole six bases during the game as two players stole more than one. Kahari McReynolds led the way with two.
Geneva next played Headland. The Panthers watched the game slip away early and couldn’t recover in a 12-1 loss to Headland on Saturday. Headland scored on a walk by Edwards, a groundout by Jordan, and a single by Summerlin in the second inning.
The Panthers struggled to put runs on the board and had a tough time defensively containing Headland, giving up 12 runs.
Clayton Dunn was on the mound for Geneva. He went two innings, allowing five runs on three hits and striking out two. Aubrey Jenkins and Preston Garner entered the game from the bullpen, throwing three and two-thirds innings and one and one-third innings respectively.
The Panthers tallied five hits in the game. Dunn and Jenkins all managed multiple hits for Geneva. Jenkins and Dunn each collected two hits to lead Geneva.
On Thursday, December 5, the Geneva Panthers travelled to G.W. Long.
Noah Johnson with 18 points, six rebounds and one assist. Kahari McReynolds with 11 points, six rebounds, two assists, one steal and one block. Damion Kemmerlin with 18 points, six rebounds, one assist and one block. Trevon Kemmerlin with 18 points, four rebounds, two assists and one steal. Kaleb King with three points, two rebounds and two assists. Avery Perry with two points and one steal. Timothy McReynolds with two points, two rebounds, seven assists and five steals. Dylan Creech with five points 10 rebounds and one assists.
The final score of the game is 77-69.
The Geneva Panthers will next play in Samson on Friday, December 6th. PSN will be live streaming, so if you are not able to be there, be sure to tune in!
On Tuesday, December 3, 2019, Geneva travelled to Enterprise State Community College to play Daleville.
Noah Johnson with 13 points, five rebounds, one assist and one steal. Kahari McReynolds with three points, two rebounds and three assists. Damion Kemmerlin with eight points, six rebounds and one assist. Dylan Creech with eight points, five rebounds, one assist and one block. Trevon Kemmerlin with 12 points, six rebounds, two assists and one block. Kaleb King with six points, one steal and one block. Avery Perry with three points, three rebounds, one assist and one steal. Timothy McReynolds with two points one rebound one assists and two steals.
The final score of the game was 52-65.
Their next game is on Thursday, December 5. The panthers will travel to G.W. Long.
On Friday, November 22, 2019, Geneva hosts the Thanksgiving tournament. The teams included in the tournament are Geneva, Geneva County, Wicksburg, Samson, Providence, and Rehobeth and Florala.
To start off the tournament, Geneva Boys played against Rehobeth at 9:00 am. The final score of the game 72-70
Noah Johnson with five assists one block six rebounds. Kahari Mcreynolds with 12 points, four rebounds, five assists and two steals. Damion Kemmerlin with 10 points, four rebounds, one assists and one steal. Dylan Creech with 21 points, 14 rebounds, three assists, one steal and one block. Trevon Kemmerlin with 12 points, eight rebounds, one assist and six steals. Kaleb King with four points, two rebounds and three assists. Avery Perry with seven points, two rebounds and four steals. Timothy McReynolds with two points and two rebounds. Ivey Lawson with two points, three rebounds and two steals.
Their record is 1-2.
The boys will next play on Monday, November 25, 2019. They will take on Florala at 7:00 pm.