CHESTER, Vt. – Both the Green Mountain varsity baseball and varsity softball teams came away with double-digit wins over the Leland and Gray Rebels on a rain-filled Tuesday evening.
Baseball came away as 11-1 winners while softball won 14-1. With the wins, the Chiefs have swept the season series, as both the girls and boys were winners on the road against the Rebels on April 25th.
The Chieftain boys, who are now 7-0, good enough for first place in D-III, were led by Rex Hill on Tuesday. Hill pitched a no-hitter in the five innings of work, striking out 10, walking 3 and hitting a batter. At the plate, he was 2-for-3.
Also contributing to the Chiefs’ offense in the win was freshman Reid Hryckiewicz, who continues to impress, going 2-for-3. Another freshman, Everett Mosher, was 2-for-2 with 5 RBIs. Ty Merrill was 3-for-3 with 2 RBIs and 3 stolen bases. Sawyer Pippin was 2-for-2 with 2 RBIs and 2 stolen bases.
While the boys were busy putting away the Rebels in five innings, the girls were building on their own lead across the road, as they improved to 6-1, good for fourth place in D-III.
There is a big drop off after the top four teams in D-III. After the Chiefs is 4-3 Williamstown. Just ahead of the Chiefs is 6-0 Oxbow, 6-1 BFA-Fairfax, and 7-0 White River Valley.
Erika Knockenhauer pitched a complete-game 2-hitter for the Chiefs on Tuesday. At the plate, Maddie Wilson was 1-for-2 with a 2-run homer and 3 walks (2 intentional), Annie Lamson was 2-for-4 with 2 runs scored and 2 RBIs.
The GM girls are back in action today as they head to West Rutland. They will then host Arlington on Thursday before hosting Poultney on Saturday. The boys are off until they host Poultney on Saturday.