The Sparta trio Jordan Ball, AJ Klein, and Garrett Cheslek all competed in their first season for the GRCC Raiders Baseball team. Jordan Ball made 36 starts this season recording a .312 batting average. A.J. Klein played in 10 games, 7 innings and recorded a 9.13 ERA. Pitcher Garrett Cheslek played in 11 games, 4 innings and recorded a 5.77 ERA. In addition to helping the Raiders excel on the field, Garrett Cheslek was named Academic All-Conference.
Freshman duo Madison Marble and Kate Stearns competed in their first
season for the GRCC Raiders softball team. This season Stearns played and started in 34 games for the Raiders, while recording a .259 batting average, hitting 7 doubles, 1 triple, 9 rbi. Marble played in all 41 games this season and made 39 starts for the Raiders this season while recording a .313 batting average, hitting 7 doubles and 7 homerooms, 34 RBI, and recording a .557 slug %. At the conclusion of the season, Marble was named Honorable Mention All-Conference. In addition to excelling on the field, both Marble and Stearns picked up academic accolades. Marble was named Academic All-Conference and Stearns was named academic All-MCCAA and academic All-Conference.
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