In more than 30 years in the coaching profession, Charlie Smith hasn’t seen many starts like he has with his first Winston Academy baseball team.
GREENVILLE, S.C. – From Jacksonville, Fla., to Greenville, S.C, and Nashville, Tenn., Vic Schaefer and Mississippi State had to evade falling confetti at the Southeastern Conference Tournament championship to get to the locker room.
Following a successful basketball season for both the boys and the girls in 2018-19, the program is being rewarded in the Mississippi Association of Independent Schools all-star game.
It might have been a challenge for Winston Academy to get on the baseball diamond in recent weeks but they sure took advantage of the week that they had to play ball.
It’s been quite a while since Winston Academy has been able to produce a great season on the diamond but they’re looking to get back to big things this year under new leadership.
Much like the girls squad, Winston’s boys broke through and accomplished something in the postseason that hasn’t been accomplished in some time by just making the North State tournament.
As sophomores, the three current Winston Academy Lady Patriot seniors learned a lesson about finishing a job.
History will be made in May for the Mississippi Association of Independent Schools and Winston Academy is right at the forefront.