The Wetherington Chiropractic Clinic Athlete of the Week for June 14th
Chipper Wiley - sophomore Benedictine Military School Baseball player
The Skinny: Chipper was selected as the Savannah Morning News Best of Preps Baseball Player of the Year, and he is only a sophomore. Chipper has been an All-Region 2-AA first-team selection the last two seasons and is a two-time All-Savannah Morning News first-team pick.
During the Season: Chipper played for the GHSA Class AA state championship baseball team as a pitcher and first baseman. Chipper anchored the BC state championship baseball team pitching staff with a with a record of 9-2 record, an ERA of 1.44, and had 80 strikeouts in 72 2/3 innings. Chipper at the plate batted.361 with an on-base percentage of .468, a slugging percentage of .590 with eight doubles, one triple, and three home runs (2 in the state playoffs) and 28 RBIs.
On Deck: Chipper is playing summer travel ball with Chain Baseball Academy of Warner Robbins and is on the 16-under team to improve his baseball skills.
College Outlook: Chipper would love to play college baseball for the Tigers of LSU.
Interest off the Diamond: Chipper is a student athlete who carries a "B" average and his favorite subject is math. Chipper is a sergeant in the ROTC program at Benedictine.