E.A. Sports Today

Piedmont drops opener

Gordo holds Bulldogs to one hit in Game 1 of Class 3A title series; Deerman 'likes our chances still,' but team must play better

By Al Muskewitz
East Alabama Sports Today

MONTGOMERY – The first thing Piedmont baseball coach Matt Deerman reminded his players of when they huddled outside the dugout after the game was this is a best-of-3 series not a best-of-1.

Actually, there wasn’t too much best about this one at all; the Bulldogs have had better.

Gordo pitched and hit its way past the Bulldogs 9-0 Monday night in the opening game of their best-of-3 Class 3A championship series at Riverwalk Stadium. The series continues Tuesday at 4 p.m., with a third game, which the Bulldogs hope is necessary, to follow.

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