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Silo goes for three-peat, undefeated season


SILO, OK. -- Silo is a baseball town.

"It's a crazy atmosphere," Silo shortstop Korben Ford said. "It's completely different from any other school around here."

The Rebels have reached their eighth state tournament in the past four semesters. They are also on a six game winning streak in state tournament play.

"We're very fortunate here at Silo, nobody gets to go to state as much as we do," Silo senior Hunter Savage said. "We don’t take that for granted. We know it's hard to get there, and we have to work for everything we get."

Their overall winning streak is even more impressive.  15 wins to close out the fall and a perfect 31-0 so far in the spring.

"They are up there," Silo baseball coach Billy Jack Bowen said. "I haven't had an undefeated team and that makes them pretty unique in itself that they haven't lost. They kind of know what its about to win."

"It would just take it off the mark," Ford said. "No one has ever done it here at Silo and it would be the first for Coach Bowen. We're also trying to three-peat here in the spring, it would be crazy to leave a legacy like that for sure." 

"In the fall season when we won it that was another record. Nobody else had ever won a state championship with just one loss," Savage said. "To be able to go undefeated this year that would be amazing."

Silo has been dominate on the base path and suffocating on defense. Outscoring their opponents 267-44.

"We just play the game like we are supposed to, when we are supposed to," Ford said. "All we can ask for is just to play our game."

Now just three wins away from the first three-peat since 2008 to 2010. While getting the seniors their 4th ring.

"I'm just pulling for them, they are such good kids and great students," Bowen said. "I just think they deserve everything good that can happen to them."

"I want to leave behind a legacy that you always have to strive to do your best on and off the field," Savage said. "It's not just about showing up and once you cross the foul lines. It's also about going to school and getting your work done."