Alumni update: Wilson earns 4th win for Gwinnett; Davis finished 3rd at USATF Championships

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Updated: June 25, 2019

Bryse Wilson: On Saturday, Wilson earned his fourth win of the season as the Gwinnett Stripers defeated the Syracuse Mets 2-0 at Coolray Field in Gwinnett, GA. Wilson allowed five hits over six shutout innings, walked two and struck out seven. He was his first win since May 26. Wilson, who graduated from Orange High in 2016, has thrown six innings in three of his last four starts. In Gwinnett’s 7-6 loss to Syracuse on June 16, Wilson gave up five runs on eight hits in six innings. He struck out seven and issued no walks. On June 5 against the Charlotte Knights, Wilson gave up three runs on six hits with seven strikeouts. Wilson is now 4-4 with a 3.32 ERA in 14 starts with Gwinnett this season. He’s scheduled to start at Charlotte either Wednesday or Thursday.

Jamar Davis: While N.C. State’s track & field season is over, Davis’ year is not. Over the weekend, Davis finished 3rd in the triple jump during the USATF U20 Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Miramar, FL. Davis’ jumped of 15.49 meters placed him behind the champion, Treyvon Ferguson of Kansas at 16.13 meters. Davis also finished fourth in the long jump with a leap of 7.61 meters. Phillip Austin the Third of Arizona won the long jump championship at 7.74 meters. In his freshman season at N.C. State, Davis was a NCHSAA second-team All-American in the triple jump.

Will White: The 2018 Orange High graduate recently wrapped up his freshman season with the Division III Greensboro College Pride baseball team. White made nine pitching appearances out of the Pride’s bullpen. He finished 0-1 with a 6.28 ERA. White earned his first college save on March 18 against the University of Maine at Presque Isle. White entered the game with two out in the sixth inning and the Pride holding a 9-4 lead. White gave up one hits in three-and-two-thirds innings, giving up only one hit. He struck out seven and walked four. White also threw one-and-two-thirds shutout innings in Greensboro’s 21-7 win over Piedmont International in Mocksville on April 10.

Johnny Flynn: After two seasons at Danville Community College in Virginia, Flynn recently completed his junior season at Division III Brevard College. Playing right field, Flynn compiled a .224 batting average in 26 games, including 25 starts. He tallied 19 hits, eight runs and six RBIs. In Brevard’s opening game of the season against William Peace on February 8, Flynn went 2-for-5 with three runs scored as the Tornadoes defeated the Pacers 12-5. The following day, Flynn went 2-for-3 with an RBI and a stolen base as Brevard shutout Peace 5-0 to win the series. On February 16, Flynn went 2-for-4 in a 12-7 loss to Toccoa Falls. Brevard finished the year 10-26, 2-21 in the USA South Atlantic Conference.

Jordan Toney: After completing his college career with UNC Pembroke last month, Toney is still keeping his heart in the game of baseball. Last month, he started as an intern with the Morehead City Marlins of the Coastal Plain League. Toney started his career at Pfeiffer University before transferring. The Coastal Plain League is a league for college-eligible players. In the past, former Orange Panther Chris Maples played for the Durham Braves, which claimed the 2001 Coastal Plain League Championship. Maples went on to play for the Toledo Mudhens of the AAA International League.

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