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February 6, 2019 Page 7B CaldweU Veterinary Hospital, LLC mw I, in By Will Davis Mary Persons' boys soccer team won its season opener 2-0 in a scrimmage against Jones County on Friday night at Lancaster Field in Forsyth. In the first contest for new head coach Andrew Stevick, the Bulldogs struck first just seven minutes in when junior Julian Rivera delivered a high arching comer kick and the lanky senior William Atkins knocked it in. The Bulldogs continued to hold possession for much of the contest but didn't get an insurance goal until Rivera and Atkins teamed Mary Persons senior Julian Rivera (left) assisted classmate William Atkins for both of MP's goals in a 2-0 exhibition home victory over Jones County on Friday. The Bulldogs were scheduled to open their season at home on Tuesday against Peach County. (Photo/Will Davis) ond goal and Rivera his second assist. The Bulldogs outshot the Hounds 17-6 and sophomore keeper Aubrey Peterman recorded five saves in the is expected to retum to action this week. The Bulldogs played their first official game on Tuesday, hosting up again with 17:37 left in the game. Rivera, who was shadowed by two shutout. Peach County, and then host ACE Jones County defenders most of the The only setback for the Bulldogs on Thursday. Next week the Bulldogs night, was attacking from the right came when senior Braydon Martin host Warner, Robins on Tuesday, Feb. side when he threaded a perfect pass was injured briefly and had to leave 12. The boys g ,ames start at 7 p.m. to Atkins streaking down the left side the game after a monster collision See next weel(s Reporter for our for an easy score. Atkins got his sec- with the Jones County keeper. He Spring Sports Preview. ! ! I Registration will continue through Saturday, Feb. 9 for spring baseball/ girls fastpitch softball at the Monroe County Recreation Department. Parents can register their children onlineat The cost of registration is $45 for Tiny Tots T- Ball (Co-Ed 3-4-year-olds), $75 for T-Ball Baseball (Co-Ed 5-6-year-olds) and $75 for Baseball/Softball (Ages 7-14-year-olds). There is an addition- al $10 fee for participants who live outside of the county. Baseball ages are as of May 1, 2019, and softball ages are as of Jan. 1, 2019. Parents will need to provide: a glove, helmet with mask, cleats and pants. However, parents should first check with their child's coach to de- termine what color the team will wear prior to buying pants. " The opening baseball/softball games will be held on Monday; April 8 while the951 opening Tiny Tots games will be held the following day, on Tuesda}; April 9. Anyone with questions, feel free to call the Monroe County Recreation Depart- ment at 478-994-7795 or visit the rec department website at Butler Caldwell, DVM Hwy 41 South Forsyth, GA 31029 478-994-8228 Preventative Medicine including vaccines, flea,tick and heartworm medications Comprehensive medical management, including diabetes and heart disease Surgery. Boarding By Will Davis The Mary Persons' girls soccer team opened its 2019 campaign with a 2-1 scrimmage win over Jones Coun Freshman Karsen Winget passed to junior striker Abbie Davis who got the scoring started in the first half. But Jones County quickly tied the game at 1-1. Later, Winget fed Davis again 0n the right side from the edge of the box and Davis ripped a long arching shot that sailed over the keeper's head and it was 2-1. That margin would hold the rest of the contest. While Jones held possession for much of the second half, senior Annie Giles shut down Greyhound scoring sen- sation Madison Mitchem holding her scoreless. The Lady Dogs played their first official game on Tuesday, hosting Peach County, and then host ACE on Thursda] Next week the Bulldogs host Warner Robins on Tuesday, Feb. 12. The girls' games start at 5:30 p.m. See next weelCs Reporter for our Spring Sports Pre- view. Preview our Valentines menu on odr website under "features and events" ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ D DELICIOUS MEXICAN MENU Great variety of dishes to choose from! We Serve all your favorite beverages too! SPECIALS: Margarita Special- Small Lime On the Rocks- Two for One Bud- Draft $2 EAT IN or CARRY OUT! 478-993-2266 We are located next door to the Red Roof Inn 480 Holiday Circle Forsyth GA 31029 I Come in 8, Enjoy one of our Delicious Salads!I I Where is our Best 478-394-4531 offers a variety of Specialty Salads choices of different Wraps as well as a create your own menu You create it We will make it! 275 N. Lee St Suite A. Forsyth, GA Prepared Fresh Dally! OPEN MONDAY - SUNDAY YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD FAMILY RESTAURANT