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5A All-DP Team: 2021

5A All-DP Team: 2021

Very seldom does DP focus an effort to accumulate stats and put much merit into numbers, but for post-season awards we do look largely at on-field production. With the assistance of High School coaches and Diamond Prospects' travels this spring, the All-DP team is chosen bas...

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5A Finals II: Summerville @ Hillcrest

5A Finals II: Summerville @ Hillcrest

By: Cory Welch & Barry Mabry – June 4, 2021 Tonight’s contest at Booster Field is one that you wait all year for! Friday...

4A Finals II: AC Flora @ James Island

4A Finals II: AC Flora @ James Island

By: Banks Faulkner – June 3, 2021 -Falcons flock to 7th state title- On Thursday evening, DP traveled to James Island for G...

3A Finals II: Gilbert @ West-Oak

3A Finals II: Gilbert @ West-Oak

By: Will Cheatham – June 3, 2021 DP made the trip to West-Oak High for Game Two of the AAA State Championship Finals.Gilbert...

2A Finals I: Legion Collegiate @ Andrew Jackson

2A Finals I: Legion Collegiate @ Andrew Jackson

By: Nick Hoffman – June 2, 2021 Between the off-field drama and the plethora of talent on show, this evening was a must-see ...

5A Finals I: Hillcrest @ Summerville

5A Finals I: Hillcrest @ Summerville

By: Jon Helsabeck – June 1, 2021 -Green Wave, ‘Ram’med early in opener- In America, for over a century and a half, generati...

3A Finals I: West-Oak @ Gilbert

3A Finals I: West-Oak @ Gilbert

By: Robert Hendrix – June 1, 2021 State Championship season is here! After losing a year due to Covid, South Carolina is rea...

1A Finals I: Lake View @ Southside Christian

1A Finals I: Lake View @ Southside Christian

By: Cory Welch & Barry Mabry – June 1, 2021 After a year of uncertainty, here we are: State Championship week! DP has bl...

State Finals Preview: 2021

State Finals Preview: 2021

Compiled By: DP Staff - June 1, 2021 Well, here we are now, down to ten teams and attempting to provide you with the forecas...

4A Lower State Finals: James Island vs Beaufort

4A Lower State Finals: James Island vs Beaufort

By: Austin Alexander – May 28, 2021 Diamond Prospects found our way back to Summerville on Friday but this time for the rubb...

5A Lower State Finals: Summerville @ Berkeley

5A Lower State Finals: Summerville @ Berkeley

By: Jon Helsabeck – May 26, 2021 -Summerville Wins 5A Lower State Championship- “When you love something, set it free and ...

4A Upper State Finals: Lugoff-Elgin @ AC Flora

4A Upper State Finals: Lugoff-Elgin @ AC Flora

By: Nick Hoffman – May 26, 2021 -Flora Clinches Championship Berth- Between the tree line, humongous walls and championship...

5A Upper State Finals: Dorman @ Hillcrest 2.0

5A Upper State Finals: Dorman @ Hillcrest 2.0

By: Cory Welch – May 26, 2021 Once again, a trip to Booster Field was on the docket for the dp crew but this time the Rams a...

5A Lower State Finals: Berkeley @ Summerville

5A Lower State Finals: Berkeley @ Summerville

By: Jon Helsabeck – May 24, 2021 -Crosstown Rivalry Delivers- You are going to remember this. For better or worse. Whether ...

3A Upper State Finals: West-Oak @ Powdersville

3A Upper State Finals: West-Oak @ Powdersville

By: Will Cheatham & Barry Mabry – May 24, 2021 After Friday night, the state was set for one of the more exciting weeks ...

DP's 2021 Playoff Picks

DP's 2021 Playoff Picks

Post-season Predictions: One year ago, players postseason dreams were dashed due to circumstances out of their control. ...

District Finals: Wando @ Summerville

District Finals: Wando @ Summerville

By: Jon Helsabeck – May 21, 2021 -Summerville Survives- It is the stuff of legends. Where legacies are created and history ...

District Finals: Boiling Springs @ Hillcrest

District Finals: Boiling Springs @ Hillcrest

By: Cory Welch – May 21, 2021 Last Friday was special because it kicked off the playoff season for high school baseball but ...

District Finals: JL Mann @ Dorman

District Finals: JL Mann @ Dorman

By: Barry Mabry – May 21, 2021 District Championships across the state were held tonight and DP was posted up at multiple si...

Playoffs: Abbeville @ Legion Collegiate

Playoffs: Abbeville @ Legion Collegiate

By: Nick Hoffman - May 20, 2021 Heading into tonight’s game I was very excited to see a highly-touted pitching matchup with ...

Playoffs: Eastside @ York

Playoffs: Eastside @ York

By: Nick Hoffman – May 19, 2021 Playoff baseball is such a joy to watch, the atmosphere is unmatched and on this night the...

Playoffs: JL Mann @ Blythewood

Playoffs: JL Mann @ Blythewood

By: Robert Hendrix - May 19, 2021 DP made the short trip up I-77 to Blythewood High School to see a Bengal rematch with JL M...

Playoffs: St. James @ Berkeley, Part II

Playoffs: St. James @ Berkeley, Part II

By: Jon Helsabeck – May 19, 2021 -Instant Classic, Stags sweep Sharks- For some, success is measured by progress. One step,...

Playoffs: Blue Ridge @ Chapman

Playoffs: Blue Ridge @ Chapman

By: Cory Welch – May 19, 2021 On a relatively quiet night in the Upstate for “Elimination Wednesday”, dp made the trip up I-...

Playoffs: Lexington @ Socastee

Playoffs: Lexington @ Socastee

By: Austin Alexander – May 17, 2021 It was elimination day in half of Monday’s brackets, no different as DP rolled back into...

Playoffs: Ashley Ridge @ St. James

Playoffs: Ashley Ridge @ St. James

By: Jon Helsabeck – May 17, 2021 -Satterley is superb, Sharks bite Swamp Foxes- An elimination game under beautiful blue sk...

Playoffs: Daniel @ Powdersville

Playoffs: Daniel @ Powdersville

By: Will Cheatham – May 17, 2021 DP was on hand tonight in Powdersville for an Upper State winners bracket game between the ...

Playoffs: May River @ Beaufort

Playoffs: May River @ Beaufort

By: Chris Wells – May 17, 2021 District 4-AAAA got underway Saturday and region rivals, Beaufort and May River, each pulled ...

Playoffs: St. James @ Berkeley

Playoffs: St. James @ Berkeley

By: Jon Helsabeck – May 15, 2021 -Built ‘Chevy’ Tough, Stags blank Sharks- Nestled in the Lowcountry of South Carolina li...

Playoffs: Catawba Ridge @ Laurens

Playoffs: Catawba Ridge @ Laurens

By: Cory Welch – May 15, 2021 The second day of the opening round of the SCHSL playoffs are underway and the midday matinee ...

Playoffs: Wando @ Socastee

Playoffs: Wando @ Socastee

By: Robert Hendrix – May 15, 2021 Finally, after a long and tedious wait, playoff baseball is back in South Carolina! The fo...

Playoffs: Byrnes @ Boiling Springs

Playoffs: Byrnes @ Boiling Springs

By: Barry Mabry – May 14, 2021 Playoff baseball is back! DP blanketed the state tonight with mass coverage and for this scou...

Playoffs: Lexington @ Summerville

Playoffs: Lexington @ Summerville

By: Jon Helsabeck – May 14, 2021 -'Dan' Delivers, Wave takes upper hand- ‘The Flower Town’ was the setting for tonight’s Ro...

Playoffs: Northwestern @ Hillcrest

Playoffs: Northwestern @ Hillcrest

By: Cory Welch – May, 14 2021 It is hard to believe it has been 714 days since the last time we had a high school baseball p...

Playoffs: JL Mann @ Blythewood

Playoffs: JL Mann @ Blythewood

By: Andy Phillips – May 14, 2021 With playoff baseball in the air in SC, the weather has cooled off a little and DP ventur...

N. Myrtle Beach @ Myrtle Beach

N. Myrtle Beach @ Myrtle Beach

By: Austin Alexander – May 11, 2021 On a beautiful evening on the Grand Strand we have a rivalry game, one win from the home...

St. James @ Andrews

St. James @ Andrews

By: Jon Helsabeck – May 11, 2021 -Jackets swarm Sharks, fish prevail- With the locals rolling in early to the Andrews High ...

Myrtle Beach @ N. Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach @ N. Myrtle Beach

By: Jon Helsabeck – May 10, 2021 -The Northend wins a must have, Barlow blanks rival- On a beautiful laid back ‘Bike Week’ ...

dp Watch List: 2021

dp Watch List: 2021

Each year DP follows the top players from the past combined with those who have jumped on the radar in 2021, or througho...

Dutch Fork @ Lexington

Dutch Fork @ Lexington

By: Cory Welch – May 6, 2021 A winner-take-all game in Region 5-AAAAA was the obvious game of choice on this picture perfect...

Summerville @ Wando

Summerville @ Wando

By: Mike Williams – May 5, 2021 -Lowcountry powers face off, Warriors prevail- With only being able to get in one inning in...

Recent Commitments

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Eldridge to Catamounts

Eldridge to Catamounts

On Saturday, Conway HS 2022 RHP Brandon Eldridge made a commitment to play baseball at Western Carolina University.

Cannarella to Tigers

Cannarella to Tigers

On Friday, Hartsville HS 2022 SS/RHP Cam Cannarella made a commitment to play baseball at Clemson University. {VIDEO}

Free to Wolves

On Thursday, Berkeley HS 2021 3B Jesse Free made a commitment to play baseball at Newberry College.

Jordan, Sheridan to Pioneers

Jordan, Sheridan to Pioneers

Wednesday night, Georgetown HS seniors RHP/INF Pep Jordan (left) & RHP/UTL Carter Sheridan made commitments to play baseball at Spartanburg Methodist.

Brown to Pioneers

Brown to Pioneers

On Wednesday, West Ashley HS 2022 RHP Trip Brown made a commitment to play baseball at Spartanburg Methodist. {VIDEO}

Smith to Crusaders

Smith to Crusaders

On Thursday, Socastee HS 2022 OF/LHP Maddux Smith made a commitment to play baseball at North Greenville.

Corbett to Fire Ants

On Wednesday, Cardinal Newman 2021 RHP Sam Corbett made a commitment to play baseball at USC Sumter.

French to Indians

Recently, Dutch Fork HS 2021 C Cooper French made a commitment to play baseball at Newberry College.

Rice to CSCC

Recently, Laurens HS 2021 C/INF Zak Rice made a commitment to play baseball at Chattanooga State Community College (TN).

Shealy to Indians

On Friday, White Knoll HS 2021 INF Caleb Shealy made a commitment to play baseball at USC-Salkehatchie.

Mitchell to Indians

On Friday, First Baptist HS 2021 RHP/INF Alex Mitchell made a commitment to play baseball at USC-Salkehatchie.

Roder to Indians

On Thursday, Travelers Rest HS 2021 INF Christian Roder made a commitment to play baseball at USC-Salkehatchie.

Brannon to Cougars

On Wednesday, Hammond HS 2021 C Brig Brannon made a commitment to play baseball at The College of Charleston.

Camp to Flying Fleet

On Thursday, Gaffney HS 2021 LHP Joel Camp made a commitment to play baseball at Erskine College.

Morillo to Pioneers

On Wednesday, May River HS 2021 OF Zack Morillo made a commitment to play baseball at Spartanburg Methodist College.

Goodwin to Pioneers

Goodwin to Pioneers

On Wednesday, Lexington HS 2021 RHP/OF Gage Goodwin made a commitment to play baseball at Spartanburg Methodist College.

Knight to Pioneers

Knight to Pioneers

On Tuesday, Lexington HS 2021 C/RHP Blake Knight made a commitment to play baseball at Spartanburg Methodist College.

Stokes to Sand Sharks

On Monday, May River HS 2021 LHP Riley Stokes made a commitment to play baseball at USC-Beaufort.

Murray to Pioneers

On Monday, Chapman HS 2021 INF Jacob Murray made a commitment to play baseball at Spartanburg Methodist College.

Boswell to Bantams

On Thursday, Chesterfield HS 2021 RHP Nick Boswell made a commitment to play baseball at USC-Union.

Hodges to Pioneers

On Thursday, Greenwood HS 2021 RHP Garrett Hodges made a commitment to play baseball at Spartanburg Methodist College.

Franse to Gaston Coll

On Monday, Fort Mill HS 2022 RHP Brayden Franse made a commitment to play baseball at Gaston College (NC).

Cowan to Terriers

Cowan to Terriers

On Monday, Blythewood HS 2022 RHP/INF Zac Cowan made a commitment to play baseball at Wofford College. {VIDEO}

Jordan to Patriots

On Sunday, Florence Christian 2021 RHP Robbie Jordan made a commitment to play baseball at Francis Marion University.

Jeter to Pioneers

On Friday, Union County HS 2021 INF Willie Jeter made a commitment to play baseball at Spartanburg Methodist College.

Adams to CIU

Yesterday, Trinity Collegiate 2021 C Jacob Adams made a commitment to play baseball at Columbia International University.

Jarrard to Pioneers

On Saturday, Belton-Honea Path HS 2021 OF Justus Jarrard made a commitment to play baseball at Spartanburg Methodist College.

Drye to Pioneers

On Saturday, Eastside HS 2021 RHP/OF Maret Drye made a commitment to play baseball at Spartanburg Methodist College.

Cardew to Flying Fleet

On Saturday, Dorman HS 2021 OF Davis Cardew made a commitment to play baseball at Erskine College.

Adams to Cobras

On Saturday, York HS 2021 RHP Britton Adams made a commitment to play baseball at Coker University.

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.

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!

-Event is FULL, no waiting list- 

Schedule - NEW Schedule & Player Notes / Rosters - Coming This Week

Confirmed Players

Baseball Stuff

baseball-brainAll-Academic Team: We spend much of our time chasing physical tools, but as we do each year, DP wants to honor student-athletes that take care of business in the classroom too.Thank you to each high school coach & guidance counselor that nominated players with a premium GPA, SAT/ACT and class rank from their team. To nominate your 2021/2022 grads, please send this info to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Baseball Birth: Oaklei Helsabeck - June 9, 2021

Baseball Quote: "A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives." - Jackie Robinson

DormanBubba bp19HITTER'S VIDEO/REVIEW [email protected] FACILITY: A convenient way to help your team and players become more consistent at the plate is provided by C. "Bubba" Dorman, former collegiate, high school, American Legion and Travel Baseball head and assistant coach for over 30 years. He will come to your facility and video each hitter, then review the video with each hitter, one on one, as they are viewing their swing on video. For more, click here.

TheWill 19{Endorsed by Diamond Prospects} The Will - When there is a WILL, there's a way: When Charles Bedenbaugh lost his son Will to an automobile accident in 2010, he knew almost immediately he wanted to create a baseball complex for him. For much more regarding this inspirational story, click here.

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Attention HS Coaches:BeckleyDavid Cit11 After 16 years as a baseball coach at The Citadel, David Beckley has landed on his feet and has launched mPower6...a new model to raise funds for your program. It's in your best interest to read the linked press release and/or website to learn more about an incredible opportunity for your baseball organization! Press Release / RecentWebsite

Career Over? Parental MUST READ Baseball careers are ending every single night, in 2009 an anonymous parent sent this treasure to DP. To view 'A Baseball Parent's Farewell', click here.

dp logo1Do's and Do Not's for Parents: In my many years as a high school coach, I hear and can tell many stories on parents and what they say and do during their child's career. Enough stories to write a book that would take several days to read! Sometimes I like to think that 90 percent of what is said and done by parents is due to limited knowledge of a certain situation and/or how to handle situations. Unfortunately I know that while that is most often the case, things happen because a parent is just that, a parent. Fore more, click here.

NCAAlogo14 NCAA Info : Academic standards to play Division I and Divison II baseball are something every student-athlete and parent should know... To view, click here.

recruiting101-logo.jpgRecruiting 101: Finding the recruiting process difficult to understand or intimidating? Most players and parents do. You owe it to your son and his future to educate yourself from start to finish on the recruiting game. Have you considered the following... click here.

fca-logo.jpgFCA's 10 Commandments: Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) Baseball has taken on the task of examining how to be a Christian baseball parent. It is truly up to Christians to change the culture of youth baseball by modeling the attributes of Christ in all aspects of the game. God gave us His "Ten Commandments", biblical principles to guide ours lives. FCA gives us their version on how to act at the ballpark... To view, click here.

All-Pro Dad: Highly Recommended Any father that strives to be a quality dad should spend 2-4 minutes exploring this website created by Tony Dungy. To view, click here. Baseball Flavor

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