Baseball Win Streak Reaches Seven with Region Win at Wilkinson County

IRWINTON, Ga. – Joshua Weaver recorded 11 strikeouts on the mound and allowed just one run as the First Presbyterian Day School baseball team (7-0, 1-0 Reg. 7A) defeated the Wilkinson County Warriors on Friday night, March 8 in six innings to push its winning streak to seven straight.

Weaver was sensational on the rubber, mowing down Warrior batters left and right in the complete game effort. The righty walked just one batter on the evening to secure his second victory of the young campaign.

The Viking bats were also at it again, scoring 11 of the 14 runs in the final two frames of the contest. FPD never trailed after scoring two runs in the first.

Scott McCormick, Tanner Johnston, Sam Joyce and Dylan Stokes each recorded a multi-hit game with two hits each. Stokes drove in three runs while Neal Tolbert and Hunter Hotchkiss each picked up a pair of RBI’s.

Altogether, the Vikings out-hit Wilkinson County 10-1 and forced the Warriors into committing seven errors in the field.

The Vikings have outscored opponents 80-23 this year and are scoring over 11 runs per game on average.

FPD returns to the diamond on Tuesday, March 12, taking on Glascock County in another region game at Ben Harden Memorial Field. First pitch is set for 5:00 p.m.

The First Presbyterian Day School Department of Athletics, home to multiple region and state championships in both the GISA and GHSA, strives to build the student athlete both in the playing arena and the classroom while continuing to educate and equip students to change the world for God’s glory. Now a member of the GHSA, the Vikings have continued to provide FPD athletes, coaches, fans and spectators a positive, Christian environment on a daily basis. For more information, visit and sign up for up-to-the-minute news and scores by visiting