By: Robert Hendrix – May 2, 2019
DP hopped on Interstate 20 tonight and headed to Aiken County for the first round of the Class AAAA lower state playoffs. We arrived on a balmy Graniteville evening at Midland Valley, home of the Mustangs, to the sweet smell of charcoal and playoff baseball. The Airport Eagles came to town in hopes to start the 2nd round of the playoffs with a huge road victory over a region foe. The Mustangs had run away with regular season matchups, sweeping the series, but we all know the playoffs are a new challenge. The Eagles hoped to fly into town and claw out a tough road victory. Airport would send junior southpaw Parker Whittle to the mound and hometown Midland Valley countered with senior Kohl Fulmer.