Behind a complete game from Garrett Dehlinger and timely small-ball hitting, the Greer Warhawks rallied to defeat Chapin/Newberry in the first game of the Legion playoffs, 4-2. The two teams faced off at Ray and Bea Dillard Field at North Greenville University.
It was the evening of July 19, 2022. Eastside graduate Adam Serwinowski was slated to pitch for the Greer Warhawks that evening.
There was just one problem.
GHS boosters seeking
Hall of Fame nominees
The Greer High Booster Club is accepting nominations for induction into the Athletic Hall of Fame.
Kalvin Banks is Eastside High School’s star running back and all-purpose playmaker, also playing safety on the Eagle defense. Just last season, Banks accounted for over 1,900 all-purpose yards, and he’s looking to reach new heights in his final year with the Eagles.
On July 7, the Blue Ridge Little League Lady Tigers softball team will head to Florence to compete for a state championship.
The Lady Tigers earned the opportunity by winning the District 7 championship, cruising past Northwest, 15-3, and Greenville, 14-3.
GMC to host
Greer Middle College will host the Upstate Legacy 4V4 Indoor Juniors Tournament on Saturday, July 29.
Check-in for 12S/13S will be at 8 a.m.; 14S/15S, 1 p.m.; and 16S/17S/18S, 6 p.m. Play starts 30 minutes following each check-in.
With their successful regular season drawing to a close, the Greer Warhawks are gearing up for a run at the state championship.
Legion playoffs begin Monday, July 10 for the Warhawks at Stevens Field. Greer has earned the number-one seed in the playoffs no matter the result of Wednesday’s regular-season finale against Easley.
When the final horn sounded at Nixon Field on Thursday, Byrnes once against stood tall.
The Rebels defended their Palmetto State Showdown crown without obtaining a single chink in their armor, going 5-0 in pool play and winning all three matchups in the championship bracket to hoist the trophy for the second straight year.
Rayshun “Ray” Rice is a 6-foot, 280-pound defensive tackle from Greer High School who is a dominant force on Greer’s defensive line.
The Greer Citizen (GC): What are some personal goals you’re setting for yourself this year?
After an exhausting doubleheader in the muggy weather against Anderson Post 14 on Saturday, Greer Warhawks coach Chad Hart had to concede one thing about his beloved sport.
“Baseball is a strange, cruel game,” Hart said. “As hot as you can be, you can always cool off in an instant.”