The South Johnston 15U team is the 2019 Tar Heel Baseball Junior League State Champions.
South went undefeated in the State Tournament held July 25th-July 28th. South Johnston beat Lenior 11-2 and defeated Jamesville twice, 7-3 and then in the championship game 13-1 in four innings.
Team members include: (Knelling from left) Paul Olive, Parker Wood, Cody Bates, Lucas Carpenter and Harvey Schneider. Standing: Coach Brooks West, Coach Brad Barbee, Kannan Crumpler, Dewayne Schneider, Evan Barefoot, Chase Carroll, Dylan Bates, Mason Raynor, A.J. Byrd, Nicholas Jackson, Coach Chris Carroll and Coach Jonathan Raynor.