South Carolina's Ethan Petry (Aaron Fitt)


GSA Spotlight: How South Carolina’s Ethan Petry Became A Freshman Sensation

Golden Spikes Spotlight

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Not even superstars are immune from occasional big-game butterflies. So South Carolina freshman sensation Ethan Petry didn’t try to play it cool in his postgame remarks after the Gamecocks’ series opener against LSU last Thursday night.

“I felt pretty nervous going into this game,” Petry said. “It was a big game. Number 1 team in the nation.”

If Petry felt nervous, he sure didn’t show it on the field. In South Carolina’s marquee game of the season to date, Petry shined brightest, even brighter than LSU ace Paul Skenes, the nation’s best pitcher and a man drawing[…]