SCHSL 3A Rankings - Week 5

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1. Cheraw (14-4)
Last Week - 4

The Braves completed a 3-0 week with a 5-3 win over Chesterfield on Saturday. Tyson Hall threw a complete game shutout with 8 Ks against Lake City. Cheraw will take on Loris and Central this week. 

2. Chapman (12-3)
Last Week - 1

- Chapman dropped two tough games last week to 5A power Dutch Fork. Paxton Tolleson & Austin Parr combined for 4 hits in Wednesday's loss. The Panthers will square off with Union and Chesnee this week. 

3. Strom Thurmond (15-5)
Last Week - 3

- The Rebels went 3-1 last week winning games against Swansea, Greenwood, & Fox Creek. KJ Butler & Jud Childress combined for 7 hits in the win over Greenwood. They will take on Emerald this week. 

4. Bishop England (10-7)
Last Week - 5

- B.E. took two games from Hanahan last week in a huge region 7-3A matchup. Geoffrey Gilbert threw 5.0 scoreless innings striking out 8 and adding two hits including a HR in the 10-0 win. The Bishops will take on West Ashley and Georgetown this week. 

5. Hanahan (15-4)
Last Week - 2

- Hanahan stumbled last week losing two games to Bishop England. Aidan Hunter & Jonathan Barham each collected 3 hits in the 13 inning thriller. The Hawks will take on Waccamaw this week as they look to get back on track. 

6. Wade Hampton (H) (14-3)
Last Week - 8

- The Red Devils took down Beaufort & Battery Creek last week to push their season win total to 14. Casyn Dobson and Tyler Keyes combined to shutout Battery Creek. They will take on Battery Creek & May River this week. 

7. Gilbert (11-6)
Last Week - 7

- The Indians picked up quality wins over RNE and Strom Thurmond last week. Joey Parker turned in a solid start to propel Gilbert to a win on Friday against Strom Thurmond. There is a big game with Pelion on the horizon. 

8. Mid Carolina (10-4)
Last Week - 6

- MC handled their business in a 6-5 win against Saluda last week. Tyler List had two hits and scored two runs in that game. The Rebels will face off with Saluda & Clinton this week. 

9. May River (10-6)
Last Week - 9

- May River took two from Ridgeland-Hardeeville last week. Josh Patterson & Joseph Tapscott each homered twice in Fridays win combining for 9 RBIs. The Sharks are set for a huge match up with Wade Hampton this week. 

t10. Waccamaw (10-7)
Last Week - 10

- The Warriors went 2-1 last week sweeping Manning and losing a single game to St. James. Zach Saxton went 2 for 3 with 2 RBIs and Neil Fico struck out 5 on the mound in the 11-1 win over Manning. Hanahan will pose a challenge this week. 

t10. Indian Land (10-7)
Last Week - NR

- Indian Land went 3-0 last week and they have now won 9 in a row. Lawson Otte doubled and drove in two runs in a big win over Keenan. The Warriors will take on Buford and Fort Mill this week. 

NEXT FIVE: Pelion, Academic Magnet, Emerald, Aynor, Camden 

* 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.