CP Baseball Suffers 2 Losses in Florida

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The Central Private baseball team ended their visit to Pensacola last week with two losses in the Tate High School Invitational Tournament. Even with these losses, the Rebels still boast an impressive record with only 3 total losses for the season.

The Columbia Tigers of Clear Lake Florida were able to out score the Central Private Rebels on Wednesday night. Tyler Schultz started for the Rebels and had his first setback of the season.  The Tigers opened the scoring in the top of the second as Brandon Scott scored on an RBI single by Mike Kirkman.  A three run home run by Codey Blackwell gave the Tigers a 4 run lead in the third inning.Central Private was able to respond in the bottom of the inning as Logan Lewis and Chase Metz crossed the plate for the Rebels.  Lewis scored on an RBI single by Jacob Fryoux.  The Rebels loaded the bases in the sixth inning with one out but were unable to enter the scoring column for the remainder of the game.  A second home run by Blackwell in the seventh made the final score 6-2 giving the Rebels their second loss of the season.

The Central Private Rebels ran into a buzz saw from Roswell, Georgia on Friday night in Pensacola, Florida in the form of White Water High School. A seven run second inning for the Wildcats sent the Rebels to their third loss of the season. WWHS was led by University of Georgia signee Miles Head led the Wildcats with two homeruns on the evening. Joe VonAsh also had 2 hits for the victors. Joey Castello got the victory for WWHS allowing only 2 hits in the complete game victory. Thomas Bourgeois scored the lone run for CP on a balk call.  Taylor Ort who got his second start of the tournament suffered the loss after picking up a victory on Tuesday night.