Scudder, Elwood and Eckard Named Second Team All-Conference

Photo - Sean Meyers
Photo - Sean Meyers

MISENHEIMER, N.C. - Conference Carolinas announced its 2017 All-Conference teams on Friday evening and seniors John Elwood, Zach Scudder and junior Jordan Eckard were selected to the Second Team All-Conference for the Falcons.

In 2017, Elwood had his best season as a Falcon where has hit .336 and started off the year with a 14 game hitting streak. The Indian Trail infielder stole a career-high 15 bases and hit his only two career homers and triples.

Scudder has continued to put up numbers as he has hit .353 and set career-highs in hits (57), doubles (15), RBI (38) and has tied his career-high with nine homeruns. The senior third baseman came up big on the last weekend of the regular season as he helped Pfeiffer into the conference tournament and went 5-for-9 with four RBI on April 21st in the sweep of King.

Eckard hit a career-high .361, six homeruns and had a career-high eight stolen bases. The Catfish, N.C. outfielder started off the season with a seven game hitting streak that included a double in four straight games.  In 16 of his 35 games played, Eckard tallied multiple hits.

All-Conference First Team:

Drew Ellis, Mount Olive – 1B

Bennette Hill, North Greenville – 2B

Ricky Surum, Mount Olive – SS

Chase Allen, Limestone – 3B

Andrew Webster, Barton – C

Zach Mozingo, Mount Olive – DH

Nick Beinlich, Belmont Abbey - OF

Clark Scolamiero, North Greenville – OF

Garrett Lowery, Limestone – OF

David Mayo, Mount Olive – OF

Zach Mozingo, Mount Olive – Relief Pitcher

Austin Hutchinson, Mount Olive – P

Bruce Zimmermann, Mount Olive – P

Tucker Burgess, North Greenville – P

Trent Fennell, Barton – P

Calvin Hawke, Barton – Utility


All-Conference Second Team:


Nathaniel Maggio, North Greenville – 1B

John Elwood, Pfeiffer – 2B

Zach Piazza, Limestone – SS

Zach Scudder, Pfeiffer – 3B

Bubba Ruiz, King – C

Josh Black, North Greenville – DH

Connor Grant, North Greenville – OF

Jordan Eckard, Pfeiffer – OF

Luke Cureton, Belmont Abbey – OF

Troy Maslowski, Barton – OF

Noah Hinzman, Erskine – Relief Pitcher

Blake Hamilton, North Greenville – P

Cameron Busby, Belmont Abbey – P

Alex Calvert, Erskine – P

Canaan Cropper, North Greenville – P

Colin Rosenbaum, Belmont Abbey – Utility