Thursday April 28, 2016
Baseball continued their season’s success with wins over Spaulding and Vergennes last week. In a tight 3-2 win over Spaulding, the winning pitcher, Tobey Young, pitched seven innings with 11 strikeouts. On offense, Eamon Sheridan was 2-3 with an RBI, Michael Baechle added an RBI and Henry Cunningham was 1-3 with a triple and a run scored. In a tied game in the 6th inning, Cunningham hit a one out triple, and Sheridan’s single drove him home to give the Rebels the lead for good.
The offense lit up the scoreboard against Vergennes. Steven Levite was 3-5 with two doubles and two RBIs, Noah Barton was 3-6 with two doubles and four RBIs, Hengry Cunningham was 3-5 with a triple, two runs, and an RBI, and Michael Baechle added three RBIs for the Rebels. Ben Tate and Eamon Sheridan had strong performances from the mound, combining for nine strikeouts and giving up only seven hits;Tate earned the win. Their next game will be home against Burlington on April 28.
The Rebels softball team found the win column last week with two strong wins against Spaulding and Vergennes. Facing a 7-2 deficit in the fifth inning, the Rebels fought back against Spaulding with seven runs over the next two innings to defeat SHS. Zelie Condon-Layman tied the game with a two run double in the sixth before Kaity Groen drove home Jenna Bouchard with the go ahead run, one of her three RBIs on the day. Becky Borrazzo earned the win, striking out seven on the day.
Against Vergennes, the Rebels got off to a quick start with an RBI double from Morgan Eppley in the first inning. Katie Bose highlighted the four run second with a two out, two run single. Myah Dougherty, Aly Brady, and Becky Borrazzo had RBIs in the fifth, brining the score to 13-0; the final score was 15-2. Borazzo earned the win allowing only five hits and striking out 10. Their next game will be on the home field, against Burlington on April 28.
The Rebels are developing a bit of an annual rivalry with Salmon River (NY). After losing a close game last season versus the New York team, the Rebels had hopes of finally defeating them, but the final score was Salmon River, 9, South Burlington, 8. Ryan Hokenbury made 15 saves and the offense was led by Kyle Murakami (two goals and three assists), Calvin Hultgren (two goals), Max Capano (one goal, two assists). Thomas DeMag, Paul O’Neil and Nick Liscinsky also each added a goal. Their next game will be at Essex on April 28.
SOURCE: Drew Gordon, Correspondent