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Panther Team/Player Accomplishments 

  • 10 SCP alums have played on a USA National Team including 2022 ACC Pitcher of the Year Rhett Lowder - Wake Forest

  • 13 SCP alums have made it to the Major Leagues including 2022 Alec Burleson - St. Louis Cardinals 

  • Over 55 alums drafted by MLB including 9 in the first three rounds.

  • Over 440 alums who have gone on to play in college including 10 All Americans - 2022 Rhett Lowder and Vance Honeycutt 

  • 6 SCP Alums have been on National Championship Teams


Panthers 2022 Recap

The 2022 team holds the distiction of being the longest tenured SCP team ever. I was convinced to go out and watch a 12U team play one Sunday morning in Gastonia that needed a new affiliation An hour and half later I bought into making that team SCP. Scott Clemons who had coached in our program since his son Trevor played on the 2016 team took the team on and has led them in 4 years to a 168 - 43 - 5 Record (.789%) and six year 240 - 66 - 6 Record (.778%)


Parker Byrd; Trey Way and Braylen Hayes are the remaining members of that original team.

We added the Lincoln Co. "Crush" players Matt Heavner; Graham Smiley and Garrett Michel then the Rowan Co.

duo of Cam Padgett and Nathan Chrismon; snuck in a couple of urban players with Aiden Evans and Eli Jerzembeck

and that core of the SCP 2022s along with some strong additions went on a great six year run.


The team has proven over the years to be one of most successful SCP teams ever including winning the 2018 PG

WWBA World Freshman Championship in West Palm Beach. A program first and got us over that Runner Up hump.

This year the 2022 Team finished the season with a 36 - 11 -2 Record ( .755%) including

  • Dynamic ECU - Champions

  • PG Summer Showdown - Champions

  • Dynamic National Championship - Champions

  • PBR Upper Class Regionals - Runner Up

  • Super 6 - Runner Up

  • PG WWBA - 5th Place

  • PG BCS National Championship - 5th Place

  • PG WWBA World Championship in Jupiter. Invitation to 15th in a row.

Perfect Game End of Summer Ranking #16 PG Coastal Regional #2


100% of the players on the team are commited to attend and play baseball in college.

In 2021 Commitments included Jake Beaty (FDT); Andrew Sentlinger (V Tech); Ryan White (WCU);

Nathan Chrismon (ECU); Braylen Hayes (UNCG); Fabian Amaro (UAB); Davis Hanson (Yale)

Joining earlier commits who will all sign their respective NLIs later this fall - Eli Jerzembeck (USC);

Matt Heavner (NCSU); Graham Smiley (NCSU); Trey Way (V Tech); Parker Byrd (ECU); Cameron Padgett (UNC);

Aiden Evans (UNCW); Drew Lanzo (UNCW; Mason Murdock (UNCW); Logan Wagner (Louisville);

Garrett Michel (V Tech) and Billy Waldron (NCSU)


Parker Byrd and Matt Heavner were selected as permanent Co Captains of the team.


Parker Byrd broke the SCP All Time Hits record held by Whit Merrifield (Davie Co. / USC / KC Royals)


Nathan Chrismon has been selected to receive the annual "Nick Salisbury Memorial Award" for MVP SCP Infielder

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