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HS Scout Blog: Opening Day Features Loaded Lineups & Arms

Brandon Hall
NC Executive Director & Scouting Director

PBR was on hand for the opening games of the 2020 season for two programs with state championship aspirations.  In 2019, Charlotte Christian reached the pinnacle, winning the NCISAA 4A State Title.  At the same time, Carmel Christian came within one day or hoisting the trophy, losing the NCISAA 3A State Championship series.  Both clubs have talented rosters as we start 2020 and they opened against each other on Friday February 28th at Charlotte Christian.

Charlotte Christian enters the year as the No. 1 team in the PBR Power 25.  Carmel Christian worked to counter Charlotte Christian’s lineup and depth on the mound with a couple of MLB Draft follows for the 2020 season. 

Charlotte Christian did a good job throughout the day or working counts and staying patient eventually driving Carmel Christian 2020 RHP Cooper King out of the game.  Three arms combined to limit Carmel Christian’s lineup giving Charlotte Christian the opening night win, 9-1.  Below are some player notes from the opening day.


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Charlotte Christian

The Knights have a deep lineup, featuring six committed players, many of whom are underclassmen.  On the bump they ran out three committed arms, each with distinct stuff that over-powered hitters at times.

Brett Adams, LHP, 2020
Wingate commit.  Thick, mature build with strength in the lower half.  Works on-line, landing with a slightly closed foot-strike.  Short strider.  Medium arm swing gets to an over-the-top slot.  Slight pelvic tilt out of balance but works to stay on-line, getting average extension.  Fastball worked

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