CSU’s Edwards to play in Coastal Plain League All-Star Game

Charleston Southern senior outfielder Sly Edwards will play in the Coastal Plain League All-Star Game on Monday in Florence. Jim Killian/CSU Athletics

Charleston Southern outfielder Sly Edwards has been named a Coastal Plain League All-Star and will play for the West in next week’s 17th CPL All-Star Game.

Edwards is batting .393 in 20 games with the Lexington County Blowfish. He has 22 hits in 56 at-bats this season. He has a league-leading .521 on-base percentage, fueled by 11 walks, and is also 6-for-7 in stolen bases. His Blowfish team was 15-13 in the first half of the season and finished fourth in the West Division.

Edwards, a rising senior at CSU, finished the 2015 season with a .300 batting average. The Coastal Plain League 2015 All-Star Fan Fest and Home Run Derby will be held Sunday, with the all-star game on Monday at Sparrow Stadium in Florence. The 2015 Coastal Plain League All-Star Teams were be voted upon by each of the 15 head coaches and two media representatives for each club.