The Lockhart RiverRats won the Upper State Championship this past weekend. Front, row: bat boy Caedmon Bunch. Second row: Debo Woods, Jake Hines, Ethan Bailey and Bryson Gault. Third row: Jayson Hopper, Charvis Worthy, Troy Millwood, Jeremy Simmons and Hunter Bailey. Top row: Aaron Bailey, manager Jeff Bailey and assistant coach Jim Gault.
The Lockhart-based RiverRats won the Upper State Championship after handing the Laurens Lightning a 6-3 loss on Sunday in Easley.
On Saturday, the RiverRats defeated the Carolina Devils 9-3. The Lockhart team then lost 6-2 to the Carolina Lightning.
Despite the loss, the RiverRats went on to destroy the Carolina Blaze 15-1 on Sunday before defeating the Laurens Lightning in the championship game.
The RiverRats, who are coming off a runner-up performance in the Sparkle City Slug Fest Tournament earlier this month will compete in the 2010 Global World Series this July in Charleston.