Mount Pleasant squad advances to state championship

Front row (from left): David Wilkinson, Leo Albano, Allen Knepper, Tristan Dowd, Zach Miller. Back row: Samuel Hill, Coach Leo Albano, Matthew Knight, Peyton Dross, JT Smeltzer, Coach Rob Miller, Coach Glenn Hill. Not pictured: Chase Collier, Scott Rogers, Rohan Thompson.

The Mount Pleasant All-Stars 11-12 age division baseball squad advanced to the Cal Ripken State Tournament last weekend, but fell short in its bid to advance to the Babe Ruth Southeast Regional.

Mount Pleasant lost 12-5 and 4-3 to West Ashley on the final day of the tournament to end its season.

West Ashley advances to the Babe Ruth tournament in Richmond, Va.

The Mount Pleasant squad, coached by Rob Miller, Glenn Hill and Leo Albano, consisted of Samuel Hill, Matthew Knight, Peyton Dross, J.T. Smeltzer, Chase Collier, Scott Rogers and Rohan Thompson.