Varsity Baseball · Pelion Panthers Grabs Lead In Fifth Inning To Defeat Wade Hampton


The Pelion Panthers took the lead late in the game in a 5-2 victory over Wade Hampton on Thursday. The Panthers were down 2-1 in the bottom of the fifth inning when Alex Pegues singled on a 1-0 count, scoring two runs.

Pegues earned the victory on the mound for Pelion Panthers. He surrendered two runs on three hits over seven innings, striking out five in the Complete Game win.

Dobson took the loss for Wade Hampton. He allowed two hits and two runs over four and a third innings, striking out one and walking zero.

Pegues led Pelion Panthers with two hits in three at bats.

The Panthers will now host the district championship game on Monday, April 29th beginning at 5pm. The Panthers opponent is TBD and will have to defeat Pelion 2 times on Monday to advance to the lower state championship series.