Central Private Baseball Update

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Four time defending state champion Central Private School began defense of their state latest state championship with two big victories this past week.  They competed in the Silliman Institute tournament to open the 2009 season.  The Rebels are led by head coach Jason Kinchen.
On Tuesday the Rebels defeated the CHEF Patriots by the score of 14-1.  Logan Lewis got the start and picked up the win for the Rebels.  Lewis began the game by striking out the side in the top of the first inning and retiring the side in order in the second. 
Gage Wilkinson who was 4 for 4 on the evening led off the bottom of the first with a base hit and later scored on a wild pitch.  The Rebels would later erupt for thirteen runs in the third inning.  Ridge Perkins provided the big blow with a three run home run to left center field.  Brandon Courville chipped in two doubles,two runs and two rbi’s,  Chase Metz  added 2 rbis, a hit, and a run scored. 
The Rebels who were using a scheduled pitching rotation also got strong performances from Taylor Ort and Tyler Schultz.  Ort had 4 strike outs in an inning and 2/3 while Schultz closed the five inning with 4 consecutive strike outs.

Central Private 5 Bowling Green 1

Central Private continued its defensive dominance on Wednesday in a 5-1 victory over Bowling Green.