The South County Rebels USSSA baseball team won the 14U AA championship in the 2012 Subway Commonwealth Games tournament on Saturday, June 30 and Sunday, July 1 at Hidden Valley High School. The Rebels went undefeated in the tournament, beating the Valley Venom 10-2 and the West Virginia Explosion 8-1 in Saturday’s bracket. They completed a perfect weekend by beating the Virginia Raiders 10-2 and the Virginia Rivercats 6-2 on Sunday. The South County Rebels clinched the Commonwealth Games title for the second year in a row.
Pictured left to right, kneeling: Matt Gliniecki, Coach John Gardner, Manager Gary Flora, and Jon Roach.
Pictured left to right, standing: Tommy Schmitt, Hayden Hovis, Adam Wood, Chase Cundiff, Cole Flora, Carter Johnson, Justin Larkin, Kodi McIlwraith, and John Gardner III.
Not pictured: Coach Barry Johnson, Coach Steve Stiles, Coach Tom Schmitt, Tyler Hampton, and Matt Stiles.
– Submitted by Pete Larkin