Baseball Wins State Championship


Row 1: Jay Barnes, Wells Gaymon, Dawson Price, McLendon Sears & Brent Carraway. Row 2: Dr. Tommy Jones, Walker Patrick, Sam Watford, Robert James, Charlton Commander & Mr. Pat Sears. Row 3: Mr. Pete Rickard, Mr. Daniel Gordon, Chase Belk, Edward McMillan, Drew Talley, John Ballard & Mr. Johnnie Griffin.

Wilson Hall’s varsity baseball team won the S.C. Independent School Association AAA State Championship for the second consecutive year. The Barons, who won the Region Championship and earned a record of 24-7, defeated Northwood Academy 8-4 and 6-5 in the championship series. In the semifinal the Barons beat Hammond School 7-3 and 5-4, and they beat Heathwood Hall 11-1 and 4-1 in the quarterfinal. This is the 12th state championship in baseball for Wilson Hall. The team is coached by Dr. Tommy Jones who is assisted by Mr. Daniel Gordon, Mr. Johnnie Griffin, Mr. Pete Rickard and Mr. Pat Sears.
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