SCHSL 3A Rankings - Week 3

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1. Chapman (9-0)
Last Week - 2

- The Panthers remained perfect on the season with 3 wins last week over Woodruff, Broome, and Greer. They scored 27 runs in those 3 games. Chapman is staring down the barrel of a big 4 game week with Woodruff, Chesnee, Carolina, & Broome. 

2. Hanahan (12-2)
Last Week - 3

- The Hawks finished last week 4-0 with wins over Manning twice, Tennessee High, and Oceanside. Sebastian Field picked up 4 RBIs in a 12-7 win over Manning to cap the undefeated week. Hanahan will get Dobyns-Bennett out of Tennessee and Goose Creek this week.  

3. Bishop England (7-4)
Last Week - 1

- The Bishops split a region series with Academic Magnet and picked up a win against James Island in between those two games. Chris Dengler hit safely in all three games last week, collecting 4 hits on the week. BE will face off with Waccamaw twice before they get Benedictine Military for a Saturday game. 

4. Strom Thurmond (10-3)
Last Week - 5

- S.T. moved to 10-3 on the year and 4-0 in region play with two big wins over Pelion and Gilbert last week. Rhett Jolly and KJ Butler both homered in a 6-2 win over Pelion on Friday night. The Rebels will try to continue the momentum this week with Saluda, Fox Creek, Pelion, and Edisto. 

5. Gilbert (8-2)
Last Week - 4

- The Indians dropped a region game to Strom Thurmond before picking up wins over Airport and Edisto to end the week. Dawson Burkett, Alex Grant, & Drayton Keisler paced the offense in the 12-2 win over Edisto. Bethpage, Pelion, White Knoll, and Swansea await in a big 4 game week.

6. May RIver (8-3)
Last Week - 9

- May River has won their last 7 games and scored 58 runs last week in route to a 4-0 week. Cooper George and Josh Patterson combined for 5 hits, 6 runs, and 5 RBIs in a 12-2 win over Battery Creek. The Sharks will face a tough test in Ashley Ridge this week. 

7. Mid Carolina (7-3)
Last Week - 7

- Mid Carolina went 2-1 last week with wins over Union and Woodruff before dropping a Saturday game to Chapin. Conner Gray & Bryce Medlock picked up 2 hits each in a big 5-3 win over Union County. Newberry, Whitmire, and Emerald are up next. 

8. Aynor (7-4)
Last Week - 10

- The Blue Jackets outlasted Cheraw in a slugfest 12-11 on Friday after beating up on Dillon 15-2 earlier in the week. Tayton Martin was 4 for 4 in the winning effort against Cheraw. Lake City, North Myrtle Beach, and Loris are on the schedule this week. 

9. Cheraw (8-4)
Last Week - 6

- The Braves split two games last week, winning in decisive fashion over Lake City and then dropping a tough one to Aynor. McKenny Goodale was 3 for 4 with 4 RBI in a 15-5 win over L.C. The Braves will get Loris, Chesterfield, and Marion this week. 

t10. Emerald (6-5)
Last Week - NR

- The Vikings break into the top 10 poll after a 2-1 week and wins over Woodruff and Clinton. Sean Adams was 2 for 4 with a double, 2 stolen bases and 2 RBIs in last weeks win over Clinton. Union County, Ninety Six, and Mid Carolina await, in what has turned into a huge week for Emerald. 

t10. Academic Magnet (6-5)
Last Week - NR

- A.M. split a region series with Bishop England last week after taking two from Waccamaw the previous week giving them 3 wins in their last 4 games. They are back in action on April 1st against Woodland and then take on Georgetown twice that week. 


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* These independent rankings are compiled by the state director with the help of PBR associate scouts from different regions. It is based largely on information found through various media outlets, social media, GameChanger, and through the work of our on hand scouts.