Rebels Baseball Team wins One of Three
By Gaile Bailey
Berrien High’s baseball team lost twice last week to the 1-AAA Worth County Rams before securing a win on Friday, March 6 against Pierce County.
On Monday, March 2 the Rebels played 2-AAA Worth County at home. Berrien scored first, when Kayden Everett singled on a 1-0 count, scoring one run. The lead didn’t last long, as the Rams scored four runs in the top of the 2nd inning. Worth scored two additional runs in the 5th, and, led 8-2 going into the final inning. Berrien did manage two runs in the bottom of the 7th, losing 8-4. Travis Staley was starting pitcher for the Rebels and took the loss. In the hit column, Griffin Rowe and Travis Staley were 1 for 3, with Rowe just missing a 3rd homerun on the season on a long drive over the left fielder’s head. Whit Shepherd went 1 for 2, and Kayden Everett 2 for4.
Berrien traveled to Sylvester on Tuesday, March 3 with the game turning into a slugfest, and the Rams winning 13-12. Clay Griffin took the loss for the Rebels. Leading hitters for Berrien were, Qrey Lott, 3 for 3, Griffin Rowe, 3 for 5, Kayden Everett and Conner Sinclair, 1 for 2, and, Whit Shepherd, 1 for 3. RBI’s came from Qrey Lott and Kayden Everett, 2 each, and Griffin Rowe and Travis Staley, 1 each.
On Friday, March 6, Berrien traveled to the 2-AAA Pierce County Bears, getting an 8-3 win. Details of the game were unavailable at press time.
Coach Doug Nix’s Rebels are now 3-9 on the season, and 0-0 in Region 1-AA play.
The real season starts this week with the beginning of Region 1-AA play, with the Rebels facing the Thomasville Bulldogs, Tuesday, March 10 (after press time), followed by a double header away series at Thomasville on Friday, the 13th. Berrien will play at Early County (Blakely) on Tuesday, March 17th, and, then a double header at home against the Early County on Friday, March 20th, at 4:30 and 7:00 p.m.
Come out and support these fine young men at Dr. Y. F. Carter Jr. Field.