The Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC)


May 31, 2011

Eagles wrap up season; four to continue playing

Sunday, May 29, 2011 — The 2011 Stanly Community College baseball season came to an end May 14-15 with a 4-2 loss to Catawba Valley.

The Eagles finished the season with an overall record of 23-27 and an 11-14 mark in conference play.

SCC was led at the plate this year by sophomore Derek Moses who finished the year with a .333 batting average.

Freshman Jon Wall, helped pace the Eagles’ offense this season as well, finishing with a .310 average while also hitting four home runs.

Sophomore Matt High was the ace of the pitching staff and finished with a 5-2 record and ended up 19th in the nation with a diminutive earned run average ERA of 1.69.

SCC Baseball said farewell to 10 sophomores at season’s end.

Head Coach Jeff Lamb stated, “I am proud of all these guys and wish them the best of luck next season.”

The following sophomores will be continuing their education and baseball careers.

Moses will be playing next season for Charleston Southern, while High will be continuing his college career at Wingate.

Jorge Urena has signed to attend and play baseball for Winston-Salem State University, and Tyler Ring will continue his playing career here in Stanly County, having signed with Pfeiffer.

Several sophomores are still undecided for the Eagles, including: Jeff Stack, Aaron Dishman, Colby Bartlett, Valerio Fabian, Kevin Smith and Justin McDowell.   

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