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Rebels baseball beats Columbia Central for first district title since 1993

Posted on Thursday, May 11, 2017 at 10:37 pm

The Franklin County Rebels stand with their district championship plaque after beating Columbia Central High School in the championship game Thursday.
The Franklin County Rebels beat the Columbia Central High School Lions 8-4 at home Thursday to win their first district championship since 1993.
The Rebels offense stayed hot as they got 15 hits on the day and scored eight runs for the third game in a row.
The Rebels got out in front early and never trailed as they completed a tournament run which saw them win five games in four days with the season on the line.
With the win, the Rebels improved to 22-15 on the season.
Read more about the game in Tuesday’s edition of the Herald Chronicle.
The Rebels will next play Monday at home against Blackman High School in a regional tournament game. First pitch is scheduled for 6 p.m.