Wilson Tobs head coach Bryan Hill laughs off the idea of personal praise. “I’ve heard a couple people talk about 200 wins. You’re either old or a really good coach,” Hill joked. The skipper in Wilson tallied his 200th Coastal Plain League win on July 18, 2019 as the Tobs defeated the Martinsville Mustangs 10-3.
Coastal Plain League News
Coastal Plain League Announces Partnership with Black Tie Transportation as Presenting Sponsor of Petitt Cup Playoffs
The Coastal Plain League has announced a league partnership with Black Tie Transportation as the official transportation partner of the Coastal Plain League. Beginning in 2019, the CPL Petitt Cup Playoffs will now be brought to you by Black Tie - the road to the Petitt Cup has never been smoother.
The Coastal Plain League announced today that Cole Secrest of Peninsula was named Hitter of the Week, while Parker Thode of Holly Springs earned Pitcher of the Week honors for an abbreviated week six of the CPL regular season post All-Star break (July 10 - July 13.) CPL Players of the Week are brought to you by Trackman Baseball, providing players and coaches next-generation analytical data all season long.
After a round of umpire call-ups to Minor League Baseball, Greta Langhenry earned the assignment as the next highest ranked graduate of the MiLB Umpire Development Advanced Course - per the CPL's umpire partnership with MiLB.
The Coastal Plain League announced today that Paul Salata of Forest City was named Hitter of the Week, while Ian Fitzgerald of Edenton earned Pitcher of the Week honors for week five of the CPL regular season (June 30 - July 6.)
The 2019 Coastal Plain League All-Star Showdown, hosted by the Savannah Bananas, concluded Monday, July 8, with the semi-final and championship three-inning games. The East Division All-Stars took home the title after a 2-1 walk-off victory over the Fan Vote All-Stars in the Championship game.
2019 Coastal Plain League Standings
|Lexington County Blowfish||14-25||0.359|
|Morehead City Marlins||27-13||0.675|
|Holly Springs Salamanders||17-24||0.415|
|Forest City Owls||21-19||0.525|
|High Point-Thomasville HiToms||18-22||0.450|