By: Tyler Vick & Austin Alexander – March 6-8, 2020
As it seems to every year, Mother Nature had a say in when baseball would be played in Pawleys Island during the 14th Annual Coastal Invitational Tournament. While weather forecasts altered schedules across the state, Jeff Gregory and staff proved once again that they have an eye for the radar and were able to stay on schedule after several days of dampening rains. (Pictured, Wando 2021 Reed Garris)
By daylight Friday morning, the tarp had been removed and fresh chalk adorned the baselines as a slate of 5-inning matchups featuring eight teams was ready to begin. The sound of wood bats rang out all weekend as teams from three classifications competed for a title that wound up heading back to Mt Pleasant with the Wando Warriors defending their championship from a year ago.