Happening This Week In Red Fox Baseball....
Coach Gainey and the Red Foxes will continue play in the 2020 Pee Dee Invitational on Monday, March 2 and Tuesday, March 3. On Tuesday, the varsity squad will take on South Florence at 6pm in the friendly confines of The Jimmy. On Tuesday, Wilson will travel to Kelleytown to take on the Foxes at 6pm.
Coach Starr's Junior Varsity team is also competing in the 2020 Pee Dee Invitational. On Monday, March 2, they'll take on Darlington at 7:30pm. The game will take place in Darlington. On Tuesday, the JV team will again travel to Darlington. The opponent for that game is to-be-determined.
The first regular season game for the Varsity will be a conference game at Myrtle Beach on March 10. Game time is 6pm. The JV's regular season will get underway at home against South Florence on March 11. The twinbill will begin at 5:30.
The Week That Was in Red Fox Baseball...
During the past week, the Red Foxes picked up a pair of double-digit wins over Darlington and West Florence. Both games were part of the Pee Dee Invitational.
On Friday in Kelleytown, Sophomores Brendan Lee and Harrison Moore combined to no-hit the Falcons in a 10-0 win. Tate Hawkins had 2 hits and 2 rubies for the Foxes. Junior A'Shani McFarland drove in a pair of runs and stole two bases. Sophomore Cam Cannarella spent time at third on defense and offense; the third baseman hit a triple in his first at-bat.
On Saturday, the Foxes dismantled West Florence, 12-2, behind an outstanding performance by Owen Taylor on the bump. Taylor struck out 7 in 4 innings of work. Junior Daryian Pendergrass and Cannarella had 3 hits apiece in the lopsided win.
In JV action, the Red Foxes picked up two wins in the Pee Dee Invitational on Friday, February 28. The first win came against Marlboro County, 15-0.
In their second game, the Red Foxes kept their offense rolling and their defense stayed stingy as they defeated Wilson, 11-0,
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