Dustin Hardin went all seven innings against Jefferson. He also was the leading hitter, going two-for-three with two doubles. He scored the winning run in the sixth.
Ben Griffith got the loss when the Roughnecks silenced the Gilmer bats.
Alec Bradshaw is in left field, Dustin Hardin catching when he is not pitching, Mikey Wilson center field, Luke Turner shortstop, Colton Hill first base, Andrew McAfee second, Brady Tomlin right field, and Jordan Traylor third base when Paul Chesnut pitches as he did in the opener.
The Buckeyes opened their season with a win over Mineola, 5-2, with Chesnut on the mound. Chesnut went all seven innings, gave up two runs while striking out 10 in a 2-hitter.
Luke Turner made some great plays at shortstop for the Buckeye defense, and Andrew McAfee went 2-for-3 at the plate.
Last week, Gilmer got in three games in the Van-Canton Tourament which was shortened by the weather.
In the opener, the Buckeyes won over Van 9-8. Dustin Hardin got the win, and Jordan Traylor finished up for Gilmer. The Buckeyes were 9-1 going into the final inning when the error bug hit.
Colton Hill went one-for-two with two runs scored as he hit a home run, and Turner went one-for-two with a run scored.
In the second game at Van, Greenville won 6-3 with Same Haynes the losing pitcher for Gilmer.
Saturday, Feb.27, the Buckeyes got back on the winning track. Gilmer defeated Maybank 6-1 with Chesnut getting his second win of the season. Traylor pitched 1 2/3 innings and Ben Griffith the last inning.
Dustin Hardin hit a double which scored two runs, and Mikey Wilson went one-for-two and scored a run.