The Brookhaven Bucks (7-7) are halfway through the 28-game Sunbelt Baseball League regular season and in 3rd place in the Sunbelt East Division. The top three teams from each of the two Sunbelt League divisions (East and West) advance to the playoffs.
Sunbelt League East Division Standings:
Atlanta Crackers (9-5)
Gwinnett Tides (9-5)
Brookhaven Bucks (7-7)
Alpharetta Braves (2-12)
Offensive Statistical Team Leaders:
Batting Average: Rodney Tennie (.469), Undecided
Home Runs: Coleman Poje (4), Georgia Tech
Runs Batted In: Chris Hohlstein (9), Tulane & Will Johnson (9), Georgia State
Triples: David Mayo (1), Mount Olive & Connor Stutts (1), Notre Dame
Walks: Coleman Poje (10), Georgia Tech
Stolen Bases: Rodney Tennie (9), Undecided
Hit By Pitch: Will Johnson (3), Georgia State & Rodney Tennie (3), Undecided
Pitching Statistical Team Leaders:
Wins: Will Small (2), Middle Tennessee State
Strike Outs: Jonathan Fleckenstein (20), LaGrange
Earned Run Average*: Liam Henry (2.13), Georgia State
Innings Pitched: Jonathan Fleckenstein (18.1), LaGrange
Saves: Tyler Hughes (1), UNC Asheville
The Bucks start the second half of the season with three straight road games. The first being today, June 30th at 7:15 p.m. vs. the Marietta Patriots at McEachern High School. On Tuesday, July 5th, the Bucks will travel to Glenwood School (Alabama) to play a doubleheader vs. the Phenix City Crawdads. The first game will start at 5:00 p.m.
The Bucks will return home to Oglethorpe University on Wednesday, July 6th to take on the Norcross Astros at 7:15 p.m.
The Brookhaven Bucks are members of the Sunbelt Baseball League, one of the premier collegiate summer wooden-bat leagues in the country. The Sunbelt League, funded in part by Major League Baseball, has teams in Georgia (Alpharetta, Brookhaven, Carrollton, Marietta, Norcross, Lawrenceville) and Alabama (Phenix City). The Sunbelt League regular season ends July 23rd, with playoffs running from July 25th through August 3rd. For information about the Sunbelt League, please visit www.sunbeltleague.com.
*Earned Run Average – to qualify, pitcher must have pitched at least 11 innings through the Bucks first 14 games. Nick Wise (Presbyterian), Jordan Scott (Liberty), David Mayo (Mount Olive), Will Robertson (Augusta) and Daniel Garrett (LaGrange) have a lower ERA, but each has pitched less than 11 innings.