LANDIS — South Rowan’s baseball crew overpowered South Stanly 13-4 on Wednesday for Thad Chrismon’s two hundredth win because the Raiders’ head coach.
South Rowan scored six runs within the fourth.
Cole Thomas relieved within the first inning and went the remainder of the best way on the mound. Thomas caught out eight, permitting one stroll and three hits. He allowed two runs, each unearned.
Ty Hubbard went 3-for-3 with 4 RBIs for South Rowan (18-4). Hubbard had two-run singles within the third and fourth innings.
Carson Crainshaw had three RBIs, together with a two-run single. JD James had a triple and two RBIs. Jacob Ritchie had a run-scoring double and drove in two runs. Nathan Chrismon stole 4 bases and scored three runs. Kane Kepley scored two runs.
South Rowan stole 9 bases on the prime of the lineup and continued the most effective seasons in class historical past.
Thad Chrismon (200-130) took the reins as head coach for the 2009 season. His first crew went 7-16 and tied for ninth within the convention standings, however the one different shedding seasons he’s had have been in 2011 and 2018.
COVID halted South’s 2020 season after 5 video games, however the Raiders completed the shortened 2021 season sturdy with a convention match championship and two playoff victories in 2A and have continued to prosper this season in one of many state’s prime 3A leagues.
South went 22-7 in 2014. The varsity file for wins in a season is 23 and was set in 1996 by a crew coached by Dwayne Fink.
The present South crew has shot at that long-standing mark, with the convention match and 3A state playoffs nonetheless forward.
MaxPreps ranks South second in 3A West behind South Piedmont Convention rival East Rowan.
The NCHSAA’s RPI rankings, which give nice weight to energy of schedule, even have East first and South second.
South and East break up their two conferences and go into tonight’s regular-season finales tied for first place within the SPC at 12-1.
East is at dwelling in opposition to Northwest Cabarrus, whereas South is dwelling in opposition to West Rowan.
HS baseball teaching wins
Chris Cauble, West and Carson 407
Invoice Kesler, North 295
Brian Hightower, East 287
Jeff Safrit, East 225
Phil Harbinson, East 215
Tom Sexton, Salisbury 212
Thad Chrismon, South 200
Ernie Faw, South 178
Scott Maddox, Salisbury 162
Bob Hundley, North 136
Gary Safrit, West 122
Seth Graham, West 121
Skip Kraft, West 100