The varsity baseball team began their season this weekend by playing in the Comporium Invitational at Gilbert High School. After several days of rain the Vikings finally took to the field Saturday morning defeating JL Mann behind a strong pitching performance by Eric Laughead. Laughead also contributed with 2 hits and 3 RBIs.
On Sunday the Vikings took to the field again defeating Chapin 2-1. Sophomore Mark Duroux and junior Tyler Baker combined to throw a 1 hitter while Sophomore Matthew Ross contributed with a single and a RBI.
The Vikings finished the weekend 2-1 and will travel to Sumter on Tuesday, March 11th to take on the top ranked Sumter Gamecocks. Their first home game will be Sat. 3/15 at 6:00 vs Dutch Fork.