The Coastal Plain League announced the 2017 All-CPL First and Second teams, and four Holly Springs Salamanders were among the players honored. Ben Gross was named to the First Team, while Peyton Isaacson, Adam Sisk and Ryan Lefner were all named to the Second Team.
Gross, a junior right-handed pitcher from Princeton, was named a relief pitcher on the First Team. Gross had an ERA of 1.98 over his 27.1 innings of work this summer,… Read More
The Holly Springs Salamanders closed out their 2017 campaign on a high note Monday evening, defeating the Wilmington Sharks by a score of 5-2.
The Salamander pitching staff carried much of the load in the season finale, with excellent outings from all four pitchers featured. Starter Jake Isbell (Freshman, Pitt CC) went four innings, striking out four and only giving up one run. Michael Hope (Sophomore, Shippensburg) followed Isbell, and struck out five Sharks in… Read More
The Martinsville Mustangs defeated the Holly Springs Salamanders 4-3 Sunday evening in the Salamanders final home game of the 2017 season.
Kameron Winburn (Junior, NC Central) started on the mound for the Salamanders. He cruised through the first inning but ran into trouble in the second, finishing his two innings of work with five strikeouts but four runs allowed. Winburn was relieved by John Grigg (Freshman, Lenoir Rhyne) in the third inning. Grigg threw… Read More
The Holly Springs Salamanders bounced back against the Fayetteville SwampDogs with an 8-5 win on Saturday night at J.P. Riddle Stadium.
Holly Springs starting pitcher Chris Rodriguez (Redshirt-Junior, Wright State) tossed three-plus innings, allowing five runs (three earned) on eight hits while walking one and striking out three. Phillip Sanderson (Freshman, Louisville) and Ryan Lefner (Sophomore, Saint Louis) had stellar relief outings, combining to allow only two baserunners over six scoreless innings while striking out… Read More
The Peninsula Pilots subdued the Holly Springs Salamanders by a score of 9-5 on Thursday evening at War Memorial Stadium.
Cory Wood (Freshman, Coastal Carolina) struck first in the opening frame, walking and stealing second before scoring on a groundout by Dalton Hoiles (Junior, Shippensburg). After falling behind 2-1, the Salamanders tied the game in the second inning by way of a Zach Tondi (Junior, James Madison) solo shot.
Peninsula regained a one-run lead,… Read More
The Morehead City Marlins defeated the Holly Springs Salamanders 3-2 on Wednesday night at Big Rock Stadium in the final meeting of the season between the two teams.
The bats were rather quiet in the first few innings as the score was tied at one until the fifth inning. The Marlins struck first, taking an early lead in the bottom of the second, but the Salamanders tied the game up in the third inning… Read More
The Holly Springs Salamanders toppled the visiting Wilson Tobs by a score of 7-1 on Tuesday evening at Ting Stadium, extending the Salamanders winning streak to four games.
Cam Colmore took the mound for the ‘Manders and delivered six solid innings of work. The sophomore from East Carolina only allowed a single run on five hits and a walk, while striking out three. Phillip Sanderson (Freshman, Louisville) replaced Colmore in the top of the… Read More
A walk-off home run from Dalton Hoiles (Junior, Shippensburg) allowed the Holly Springs Salamanders to defeat the Edenton Steamers 4-3 in game one of Saturday’s doubleheader.
Chris Rodriguez (Redshirt-Junior, Wright State), whose last start ended in a dance-off that was featured on ESPN and NBCSN’s social media pages, started on the mound again for Holly Springs. He surrendered only one run on four hits over 4.2 innings, striking out three while walking none.… Read More
The Edenton Steamers defeated the Holly Springs Salamanders 6-4 Thursday night in a wild game that included a rain delay and an extra inning.
After a scoreless first inning, Edenton took a 1-0 lead in the second inning by scoring off a wild pitch. Holly Springs came back in the fourth with a two-run homerun from Jacob Jaye (Junior, VMI) and an RBI double from Dalton Hoiles (Junior, Shippensburg) to give the Salamanders the… Read More
The Holly Springs Salamanders held on to defeat the Morehead City Marlins 6-4 at Ting Stadium on Tuesday night.
The Salamanders took an early lead in the first inning after Tripp Shelton (Junior, UNCG) doubled and later scored on a fielder’s choice. Mark Colella (Junior, Seton Hill) led off the bottom of the second with a double and wound up scoring on a delayed double steal. Shelton picked up an RBI with a two-out single… Read More