Bengals to host youth baseball camp Oct. 21

BLYTHEWOOD – Blythewood High School’s baseball coaches and players will host a baseball for youth ages 7 – 13 on Saturday, Oct. 21 at Bengal Field. The camp, which runs from 9 a.m. – 11 p.m., will include sessions on pitching, catching, fielding and hitting. Register by Oct. 18 at Cost is $50 and […]

Poole tapped to head BHS baseball

BLYTHEWOOD – Blythewood High School announced last week that it will tap Travis Poole to be the new head of its baseball program. “Welcome to Bengal Nation, Coach Poole!” a statement said on Blythewood’s athletic twitter account. “Blythewood High School would like to welcome Coach Poole to Bengal Nation after 20+ years of coaching in […]

12 Bengals ink collegiate commitments

BLYTHEWOOD – Blythewood High School recently recognized 12 members of the Class of 2023 who have committed to continuing their athletic careers on the collegiate level. The group included athletes from six different athletic teams on campus. Benjamin Blackwell, son of David and Carolina Blackwell, announced his commitment to continue his baseball career at Coker […]

Blythewood ends season as 5A State Runner Up

BLYTHEWOOD – Game two of the 5A state championship baseball series featured an explosion of offense in the first two innings Wednesday night. By game’s end, River Bluff’s base running, combined with Andrew Vaughan’s relief pitching won the day and the series for the Gators. Two runs on a passed ball and a Blythewood error […]

Bengals take down Boiling Springs in Upper State Championship

BLYTHEWOOD – The Blythewood baseball team put a clinic on believing Wednesday night. With Boiling Springs up 6-2 on the Bengals after the top of the fifth inning, it looked like whoever would win the 5A upper state championship would require two games to do it. The Bengals who returned to the dugout for the […]

Bengal baseball reaches Upper State Championship

BLYTHEWOOD – Pitching, defense, and timely hitting pushed the Blythewood baseball team into Wednesday’s 5A upper state championship game. The Bengals (23-6) opened the upper state tournament with a 6-2 win over Boiling Springs May 10. That win set up Ben Blackwell’s complete-game 1-hitter in a 1-0 victory over T.L. Hanna Saturday. Against Boiling Springs, […]

BHS baseball wins Dist. 4 championship

BLYTHEWOOD – Landon Penfield’s bat was in the right place at the right time Monday. It didn’t hurt that two Spartanburg fielding errors helped the Blythewood first baseman and relief pitcher clear the bases in the fifth inning. “I just tried to put a good swing on it and score one run,” Penfield said. Penfield’s […]

Bengals top JL Mann in playoff opener

BLYTHEWOOD – The Blythewood Baseball team’s offense is still a work in progress, but the Bengals showed some growth in a 6-2 victory over J.L. Mann in the first game of the 5A District 4 Tournament. Down 2-1 Blythewood got a 2-run RBI single from Macon Leppert take a 3-2 lead. The Bengals got two […]

Bengals clench region championship

BLYTHEWOOD – The Blythewood baseball team (16-3, 11-3 Region 5-3A) secured its fourth region championship in the last five years—with the Covid-shortened 2020 season being the exception—with a series sweep of Rock Hill last week. Having beaten the Bearcats 7-2 April 17, Blythewood followed up with a 10-0 5-inning home victory April 19 and a […]

Bengals finish second in the SCDI

BLYTHEWOOD – Timely hitting helped the Blythewood baseball team in the South Carolina Diamond Invitational last week—until it didn’t. The Bengals (14-6) picked up clutch 2-1 wins against Chapin and Boiling Springs Wednesday and Thursday, then on Friday bombed Dorman 17-7 in six innings to make the championship game Saturday night. There, Lexington (22-4) kept […]

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