Tri-County Youth Sports Daily
Topsail Baseball – Davis Hartman – Impressive Start to Senior Season for Pirates
When a high school student athlete takes to the field or court as a freshman, that senior season seems to be far away. The four years will go by very fast. For the spring sport athletes (Class of 2022) because of the Covid-19 Pandemic cancelling the 2020 season, the spring season senior athletes only had three years or seasons in their high school career. The spring high school sports season is underway. For the senior athletes, they are not dwelling on the past, instead are focused on their final high school season on the field or court.
Topsail Pirate Baseball senior, Davis Hartman is a four year varsity player for the Pirates program. Hartman like many student athletes, made their college decisions prior to their senior season, which allows them to focus on their current high school team. Hartman will continue his education and baseball career at Cleveland Community College and Yetis Baseball.
Hartman is off to an impressive start to the season for Topsail Baseball. Davis a pitcher for the Pirates, in the season opener pitched four innings giving up no hits with 11 strikeouts with no walks in Topsail victory over Richlands.
In the 3A/4A Mideastern Conference opener for the Pirates, Hartman the starting pitcher made a impact on the mound and at the plate for Topsail. On the mound Davis pitched until the top of the seventh inning, as he approached the pitch limit for the game. Davis finished the game with 6 strike outs and no walks. At the plate in the bottom of the sixth inning, with the Pirates trailing 4-0 drilled a 3 run homerun to make the score 4-3 heading to the seventh inning. New Hanover scored 2 runs in the seventh for the 6-3 victory for the Wildcats.
Topsail 2- 1 overall and 0-1 in conference play will host the Hoggard Vikings in the next game.