Bulldogs win big on Senior Night
By Jim Wallace

Seniors in Thomson High School’s baseball program were saluted Monday night prior to the Bulldogs hosting Greene County. In front, from left: Diamond Girl Sadie Brown, Jordan Fanning, Dakota Gergen, and Cade Brown. In back: coach Brett Chalker, head coach Brad Smith, Raheem Caser, Garrett McClure, Patterson Hutto, coach Robert Brown, and coach David Whitfield.
The Thomson Diamond Dogs celebrated Senior Night with a 17-0 win over Greene County.
Cade Brown pitched a no-hitter and had four strikeouts in the non-region game that ended after three innings on the mercy rule.
In two previous outings, Thomson lost a region game to the Burke County Bears, 9-3 on April 11, and defeated the Richmond Academy Musketeers 8-3 on April 14.
Against Greene County, the Dogs had 10 hits, with Jordan Fanning going 3-for-3 with a double and four RBI. Chase Smith was 2-for-2 with a double and three RBI. Cade Brown and Adonis Kendrick were 2-for-3 with Brown knocking in three runs and Kendrick swatting a triple and batting a run in.
"We hit the ball well and had good pitching from Cade Brown,” said Brad Smith, Thomson head coach.
“It was a good night for our seniors on senior night. We will keep working to get better for the playoffs. I am proud of our seniors and all of our young men for their commitment to our program."
The Bulldogs honored seniors Raheem Caser, Garrett McClure, Patterson Hutto, Cade Brown, Jordan Fanning, Dakota Gergen, and Sadie Brown.
Against the Bears, Jordan Fanning and Dakota Gergen both led the Bulldogs in hitting with 2-for-3 performances at the plate. Both had doubles and Fanning knocked in a run. Chase Smith had a double and RBI, and Cade Brown had a double.
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