EHS grad dazzles for Gamecocks

By Bru Nimmons
Staff Reporter

COLUMBIA — Facing the fearsome bats of the 19th-ranked LSU Tigers would be a challenge for any collegiate pitcher, but for Easley High School graduate Logan Chapman, it was just another step in a successful freshman season at the University of South Carolina.

Chapman, who signed with the Gamecocks after being named the South Carolina Baseball Gatorade Player of the Year in 2017, dominated the Tigers on the mound to the tune of 6.2 shutout innings and six strikeouts in an11-0 win on Friday to open a weekend sweep.

But the Gamecocks have come to expect that kind of play from the freshman. Chapman, who currently leads the team in ERA and has a spotless 3-0 record through nine starts, started the season as the

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