Today's high school Team of the Week is the Appomattox baseball team. The Raiders took a 9-and-2 record into Wednesday's game against William Byrd, the championship game of the Heritage Invitational Tournament.
Appomattox has had strong pitching all season with some punch at the plate.
Neither Appomattox or William Byrd came up with many hits on a windy, chilly day in the title game. The Terriers came up with enough to get the 3-1 win. Appomattox takes the loss, but the Raiders still having a strong season at 9-and-3 overall.
Kendall Hammer, RAIDERS SENIOR PITCHER, said "Our pitching is very good. Really good pitching, three returners from last year, we're just good."
Joe Caruso, APPOMATTOX COUNTY HEAD COACH, said "Very pleased, very pleased. What we've been telling the guys is we're off to a good start, we don't want to stay right there. There's still a lot of things we can improve on, but yea definitely pleased with the start so far."