Panthers U14 Triple Crown State Champions‏

Posted by Andy Durham on June 1, 2009 at 2:38 pm under Amateur | 2 Comments to Read

The High Point University Panthers 14U baseball won the Triple Crown North Carolina State Championship this past weekend in Morganton, NC. The HPU Panthers won three games on Sunday for the title.

The Panthers defeated the Spartanburg Phillies 8-7 in 8 innings in the quarterfinals. Then the Panthers defeated the Richmond, Va. Wildcats 4-3 in 7 innings after losing to the team the previous day in pool play. In the finals the HPU Panthers defeated a very good Proehlific Power team from Greensboro by a score of 14-11.

Players for the HPU Panther team are:
Weston Wilson
Trey Dobson
Mitch Carstens
Duncan Sparks
Nick Schofield
Jackson Bellenkes
John Martin
Nick Boswell
Kirkland Bowles
Jeremy Walker
Andrew Thomasson
Trey Gibson
Seth White

The team is coached by Daniel Latham, Asst. baseball coach at High Point University.


  • joe said,

    Lots of local kids on that team. Congratulations boys.

    Weston Wilson – High Point
    Trey Dobson – Page
    Mitch Carstens – Ragsdale
    Duncan Sparks – Ragsdale
    Nick Schofield- Page
    Jackson Bellenkes- Kernodle/Northwest
    John Martin – Greensboro Day School
    Nick Boswell
    Kirkland Bowles
    Jeremy Walker
    Andrew Thomasson
    Trey Gibson
    Seth White

  • Me said,

    The Triad was well represented in the 12U category, as well! GBC’s 12U came in 2nd and The High Point Storm came in third. Congrats to all the boys!