By Ashley Oliver
The Chambers Academy JV Rebels got off to a bitter start early in the week with a 12-0 loss to 3A Edgewood Academy.
Things looked much brighter at week’s end for the Rebels with a big 6-2 victory over the Springwood Wildcats. Payton Allen got the start on the mound against Springwood; pitching the entire 5 inning game. Allen struck out 9 and walked 6 batters. He allowed only 3 hits.
Springwood’s Ethan Plank started for the Wildcats and pitched 3 innings. Plank allowed 4 hits and 5 runs. He walked 4 and struck out 6.
Cooper Champion pitched the final 2 innings in relief; striking out 4 batters and allowing 1 run. At the plate Chambers’ Jacob Oliver led the team going 2 for 2 with 1 walk.
Oliver logged 2 RBI’s and scored 2 runs. Also recording hits for the Rebels were Benjamin Caulfield, Joseph Hendrix and Payton Allen.
The JV Rebels will be in action at home on Friday as they face the Lee-Scott Warriors.