The JV baseball team won a high scoring game 9-7 against the Augusta Crusaders, another homeschool team. JC Ellis pitched four innings to get the win with Caleb Wilson pitched the final three innings earning a save. JC gave up fifteen hits and six earned runs. He struck out one and walked two. Caleb gave up no earned runs, two hits and got one strikeout. The Panthers had a season high eighteen hits and eight RBI’s. The Panthers had seven players with multiple hits. They were James Reed and Cole Owens with three hits and Anderson Blevins, Caleb Wilson, Clay Dickinson, Cal Hucks and Daniel Barfield who all had two hits. James Reed’s hits included a triple and Jacob Cain had a double. The JV team is now 8-3-1.
The Varsity team lost 8-3 in the second game. For the day, three Panther pitchers were on the mound. Jonathan Liva started the game and pitched two and one third innings giving up two runs (none earned), walking five and giving up one hit. Josh Hanna followed on the mound. Josh took the loss giving up two earned runs in one and two thirds innings. Alex Blevins pitched the final two innings giving up four runs (three earned). Jonathan Liva led the Panthers at the plate with two hits. Alex Goodwin slapped a double down the right field line. The Varsity team is now 6-6.