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A pair of former Lowcountry high school baseball players who were youth league teammates are off to great starts in the Southern Conference.

Georgia Southern outfielder Robbie Dodds, a Wando High School graduate, is batting .400 with 20 hits in 50 at-bats for the Eagles.

Dodds has two home runs.

Furman third baseman/pitcher Alex Abrams, a Bishop England High School graduate, is batting .388 (26 for 67) with two home runs.

Abrams also is 2-0 as a Paladins relief pitcher.

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