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Abbeville @ Crescent

Abbeville @ Crescent

By: Cory Welch – April 20, 2021 A highly-anticipated series kicked off Tuesday evening in Iva, SC that featured the top two teams in Region 1-AA. The Crescent Fighting Tigers are coming in to tonight contest with a 7-0 record and so are the Panthers of Abbeville. At the start of the season we ...

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dp Watch List: 2021

dp Watch List: 2021

Each year DP follows the top players from a year ago combined with who have jumped on the radar prior to 2021, or throug...

Cola Spring Break Coverage

Cola Spring Break Coverage

By: Cory Welch – April 7-9, 2021 Over the course of three days, dp dashed around the Columbia area catching teams that were ...

Baseball by the Sea: Mingo Bay & H.I.T.

Baseball by the Sea: Mingo Bay & H.I.T.

By: Austin Alexander, David Beckley & Jon Helsabeck – April 6-9, 2021 Ideal Spring Break weather yielded to a perfect we...

YCHS Spring Break Bash: Day 1

YCHS Spring Break Bash: Day 1

By: Cory Welch – April 6, 2021 Clear skies, warm temperatures, freshly cut grass and solid tunes filled the air as the “York...

DP Mid-season Rankings

DP Mid-season Rankings

Last season when the season came to an abrupt close, DP changed things up and did a new set of rankings after preseason tourn...

Riverside @ Byrnes

Riverside @ Byrnes

By: Cory Welch – April 2, 2021 The fresh confines at the new stadium of Byrnes High School was the destination of choice for...

JL Mann @ Woodmont

JL Mann @ Woodmont

By: Cory Welch – April 1, 2021 Baseball fans across the country are excited across the country as MLB had a full slate of ga...

Greer @ Laurens

Greer @ Laurens

By: Cory Welch – March 30, 2021 With the first full month of high school baseball coming to a close, competitive region cont...

Boiling Springs @ Nation Ford

Boiling Springs @ Nation Ford

By: Austin Alexander – March 30, 2021 As the month of March comes to a close, let’s appreciate the opportunity that Mother N...

Waccamaw @ Loris

Waccamaw @ Loris

By: Jon Helsabeck – March 30, 2021 A blissful trip through the corn fields of northeastern South Carolina led us to a beauti...

Rock Hill @ Blythewood

Rock Hill @ Blythewood

By: Austin Alexander – March 29, 2021 A perfect night accompanied dp when rolling into Blythewood High School on Monday nigh...

Powdersville @ Palmetto

Powdersville @ Palmetto

By: Cory Welch – March 26, 2021 Thursday afternoon and evening storms flooded the area and that knocked out several potentia...

Gray Collegiate @ Northside Christian

Gray Collegiate @ Northside Christian

By: Austin Alexander – March 26, 2021 DP’s agenda on Friday took so many turns on Friday starting with a half dozen or more ...

Hartsville @ North Myrtle Beach

Hartsville @ North Myrtle Beach

By: Mike Williams – March 26, 2021 -Hartsville edges out North myrtle Beach in extras- The Red Foxes and Chiefs squared off...

Dutch Fork @ Chapin

Dutch Fork @ Chapin

By: Austin Alexander – March 25, 2021 ‘Heat’ was in Columbia on Thursday, both on the thermometer and in the amount of the 1...

Mauldin @ Hillcrest

Mauldin @ Hillcrest

By: Cory Welch – March 22, 2021 Region play is officially in full swing as a large majority off the state is getting underwa...

Sumter @ Socastee

Sumter @ Socastee

By: Austin Alexander – May 19, 2021 After the Grand Strand dodged a Mother Nature bullet on Thursday, Friday night welcomed ...

Westside @ TL Hanna

Westside @ TL Hanna

By: Cory Welch – March 19, 2021 As the opening week of regular season ends, this gave DP an opportunity to check in on one...

Conway @ St. James

Conway @ St. James

By: Jon Helsabeck – March 17, 2021 -Sharks bite Tigers on St. Patty’s- A cool, damp night in Murrells Inlet at ‘Shark Park’...

dp Spotlight: Chase Loggins

dp Spotlight: Chase Loggins

Bishop England senior two-way standout Chase Loggins has been on the DP landscape since an early age. It’s always a pleasure ...

The 31st IP Classic

The 31st IP Classic

By: Austin Alexander & Cory Welch – March 10-14, 2021 All is right with baseball when the sun is shining and baseball ...

Coastal Invitational '21

Coastal Invitational '21

By: Michael McDonald & Cory Welch - March 11-12, 2021 Four beautiful days and a lot of talent to Pawleys Island for the ...

Steve Sanders Tournament

Steve Sanders Tournament

By: Cory Welch & Barry Mabry - March 5-6, 2021 High School baseball season is back in full swing. With multiple pre-seas...

Midlands Pre-Season Coverage

Midlands Pre-Season Coverage

By: Austin Alexander & Andy Phillips – March 4-8, 2021 Baseball was alive and well in our state this week under sunny sk...

dp Scrimmage: Ashley Ridge Site

dp Scrimmage: Ashley Ridge Site

By: David Beckley – February 27, 2021 Diamond Prospects was in attendance this weekend at Ashley Ridge High School to catch ...

Scrimmage: St. James vs N. Myrtle Beach

Scrimmage: St. James vs N. Myrtle Beach

By: Austin Alexander – March 1, 2021 Perfect weather and an ideal site at The Ripken Experience’s Crosley Field welcomed two...

Pre-Season Rankings: Class of 2024

Pre-Season Rankings: Class of 2024

We are always cautious when it comes to ranking a wave of youngsters, but we don't have that luxury because everyone loves a ...

Pre-Season Rankings: Class of 2023

Pre-Season Rankings: Class of 2023

dp's favorite sport in South Carolina is alive and well this week when we look at the young men playing baseball at the pre...

Pre-Season Rankings: Class of 2022

Pre-Season Rankings: Class of 2022

There are some prospects in these rankings that we believe could become household names eventually, for now they are just l...

Pre-Season Rankings: Class of 2021

Pre-Season Rankings: Class of 2021

Like the class ahead of them, this senior group appears deep with talent as more guys continue emerging every single day we...

Best Tools: Class of 2021

Best Tools: Class of 2021

Each year, our favorite 'ranking' to produce is this one. We surveyed some pretty important people in the baseball universe...

Spring Preview: Greenville Red Raiders

Spring Preview: Greenville Red Raiders

By: Joey Golinski – February 22, 2021 The Greenville Red Raiders are excited to compete this season after the shortened 2020...

Spring Preview: Pinewood Prep Panthers

Spring Preview: Pinewood Prep Panthers

By: DP Staff Writer - February 20, 2021 The Pinewood Prep Panthers started the 2020 regular season with a 3-1 record before ...

Spring Preview: Chapman Panthers

Spring Preview: Chapman Panthers

By: Steven Fusaro – February 19, 2021 The Chapman Panthers enter the 2021 season coming off of a 7-1 start to the 2020 seaso...

dp Pre-Season Rankings: SCISA

dp Pre-Season Rankings: SCISA

-SCISA Overview- Private school baseball has had it's share of high-profile names in the past, we believe that to be th...

dp Power Rankings: 2021

dp Power Rankings: 2021

Overview - Overall While we have already slotted each classification by region and overall, we always find it to b...

dp Pre-Season Rankings: 5A

dp Pre-Season Rankings: 5A

 - 5A Overview - This spring shapes up to be another interesting year in 5A's next season. But a host of suitors...

dp Pre-Season Rankings: 4A

dp Pre-Season Rankings: 4A

- 4A Overview - This classification is VERY loaded with contenders but DP’s toughest predictions in 4A were at the to...

dp Pre-Season Rankings: 3A

dp Pre-Season Rankings: 3A

 - 3A Overview - When DP tried every single way to pick against the reigning champ, we were unable to select a team tha...

dp Pre-Season Rankings: 2A

dp Pre-Season Rankings: 2A

- 2A Overview - Through the DP lens of 2A baseball it appears that this classification may not be 'up for grabs' in 2021. In...

Recent Commitments

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Gibbs to Trojans

On Monday, Spring Valley HS 2021 INF Brandon Gibbs made a commitment to play baseball at Anderson University.

Dugan to Indians

On Monday, Mauldin HS 2021 INF/OF Connor Dugan made a commitment to play baseball at USC-Salkehatchie.

Byrd to Tigers

Byrd to Tigers

On Thursday, Socastee HS 2021 C Caid Byrd made a commitment to play baseball at Clemson University.

Sanchez to Bantams

On Wednesday, Spartanburg HS 2021 INF/RHP Eliar Sanchez made a commitment to play baseball at USC-Union.

Metts to Cougars

On Sunday, Dutch Fork HS 2021 INF/RHP Jay Metts made a commitment to play baseball at The College of Charleston.

Henderson to Lancers

On Saturday, 2021 C Tanner Henderson of West Ashley HS made a commitment to play college baseball at USC-Lancaster.

Graves to Pacers

Graves to Pacers

On Saturday, Aiken HS 2021 1B/OF Dalton Graves made a commitment to play baseball at USC-Aiken.

Brewer to CWRU

On Thursday, 2021 INF Jackson Brewer of Wade Hampton HS (G) made a commitment to play college baseball at Case Western Reserve University (OH).

Tobin to Fire Ants

On Saturday, 2021 INF Lane Tobin of Summerville HS made a commitment to play college baseball at USC Sumter.

Wimberly to Stingers

On Friday, 2021 C Alex Wimberly of St. Joseph’s made a commitment to play college baseball at Florence-Darlington Tech.

McFarland to Pioneers

On Thursday, 2021 OF A’Shani McFarland of Hartsville HS made a commitment to play college baseball at Spartanburg Methodist College.

Dykes to Saints

On Thursday, 2021 OF C Lander Dykes of Lugoff-Elgin HS made a commitment to play college baseball at Limestone University.

Griffin to Catawba Valley

On Wednesday, 2021 OF Darius Griffin of Greer HS made a commitment to play college baseball at Catawba Valley Community College (NC).

Ritter to Indians

On Wednesday, 2021 RHP Mack Ritter of Berkeley HS made a commitment to play college baseball at USC-Salkehatchie.

Holmes to Bulldogs

Holmes to Bulldogs

On Monday, Spartanburg HS 2022 INF/RHP William Holmes made a commitment to play baseball at The Citadel.

Simpson to Bantams

On Friday, Dixie HS 2021 1B Caleb Simpson made a commitment to play baseball at USC-Union.

Young to Indians

On Thursday, Georgetown HS 2021 INF Hunter Young made a commitment to play baseball at USC-Salkehatchie.

Stone to Gamecocks

Stone to Gamecocks

On Friday morning, Dutch Fork HS 2021 INF/OF Evan Stone made a commitment to play baseball at the University of South Carolina.

Dutton to Fire Ants

On Wednesday, Kings Academy (Florence) 2021 INF Zach Dutton made a commitment to play baseball at USC Sumter.

Stullenbarger to Indians

This weekend, James Island HS 2021 RHP Soloman Stullenbarger made a commitment to play baseball at USC-Salkehatchie.

Yelton to Bantams

On Thursday, Nation Ford HS 2021 RHP Eric Yelton made a commitment to play baseball at USC-Union.

Heber to Indians

On Wednesday, Summerville HS 2021OF Jessen Heber made a commitment to play baseball at USC-Salkehatchie.

Guy to Jackson St.

Guy to Jackson St.

On Monday, Legion Collegiate 2021 INF Colby Guy made a commitment to play baseball at Jackson State University (MS).

Erlewine to Patriots

On Saturday, Hillcrest HS 2021 OF Carson Erlewine made a commitment to play baseball at Francis Marion University.

Fulk to Stingers

On Tuesday, York HS 2021 OF Anderson Fulk made a commitment to play baseball at Florence-Darlington Tech.

Herndon to Tigers

Herndon to Tigers

On Monday, Lexington HS 2021 RHP Cal Herndon made a commitment to play baseball at Clemson University.

Dodgens to Fire Ants

On Monday, Pickens HS 2021 RHP/C Wyatt Dodgens made a commitment to play baseball at USC Sumter.

Moore, Robbins to Bulldogs

On Thursday, Gaffney HS 2021 RHP Luke Robbins and 2021 LHP Andrew Moore made commitments to play baseball at Gardner-Webb University.

James to Stingers

Recently, Conway HS 2021 C Mac James made a commitment to play baseball at Florence-Darlington Tech.

Goings to Bantams

On Friday, Union County HS 2021 RHP Connor Goings made a commitment to play baseball at USC-Union.

Huff to Bantams

On Monday, JL Mann HS 2021 RHP Jaymeson Huff made a commitment to play baseball at USC-Union.

Robinson to Indians

On Tuesday, York HS 2021 INF/OF Hudson Robinson made a commitment to play baseball at USC-Salkehatchie.

Mullennix to Fire Ants

On Friday, Northwestern HS 2021 RHP Sydney Mullennix made a commitment to play baseball at USC Sumter.

Phillips to Indians

On Sunday, Andrew Jackson HS 2021 C Gavin Phillips made a commitment to play baseball at USC-Salkehatchie.

Aiken to Stingers

Aiken to Stingers

On Saturday, Mauldin HS 2021 RHP Davis Aiken made a commitment to play baseball at Florence-Darlington Tech.

dp Summer Showcase

RiverBluff RFpole14dp logo1Diamond Prospects will have our 16th Annual Summer Showcase this year at Columbia’s River Bluff High School on Tuesday & Wednesday, June 22-23. NCAA coaches are prepared to finally hit the ground again this summer when their season concludes and so we will conduct one of our two “open” events in 2021 to the first 150 applicants. Further info and the application is coming soon but lock in those dates now if you/your son aspires to play baseball past high school!

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