HIGH POINT, N.C. – High Point Central and T. Wingate Andrews High Schools will bring both of their baseball rivalry games to Truist Point in March.
Andrews will be the home team for the Wednesday, March 8 contest which starts at 6:00 p.m. Central will host the game on Monday, March 13, also at 6:00 p.m. The Truist Point gates will open at 5:30 p.m. prior to each game.
The Bison and the Red Raiders have met over 100 times in baseball since Andrews opened in 1968.
“We are excited to have a longtime High Point rivalry game take place at Truist Point as high school baseball season kicks off, “ said Rockers President Pete Fisch. “Bringing these two rivals together at Truist Point is good for baseball and good for our community.”
High Point Central first-year head coach Dwayne McGruder said, ”Even though it is my first year, I am well aware of the HPC-Andrews rivalry. We are excited to go head-to-head with bragging rights on the line. There is no better place to do this than at Truist Point and I am even more excited for the experience that my players will be able to have.”
High Point Central Athletic Director Mike Cook said, “What an awesome experience it was for our kids to play at Truist Point last year. The Rockers organization has been so gracious and we are forever grateful to the entire organization for the opportunity. This is a wonderful game and rivalry, now in its 55th year, and we are lucky to be able to play them again at Truist Point.”
Tickets are priced at $7 and are available only at the gate on the day of the game.
About High Point Baseball, Inc.
The High Point Rockers, operated by the non-profit High Point Baseball, play their home games at Truist Point, a state-of-the-art $36 million ballpark which serves as a catalyst to the rejuvenation of downtown High Point. In 2022, the Rockers reached the League Championship Series of the 10-team Atlantic League of Professional Baseball, an MLB Partner League with clubs from New York to North Carolina.
About the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball (ALPB)
Celebrating its 25th Anniversary season in 2023, the Atlantic League is Major League Baseball’s first Professional Partner League, a player gateway to the major leagues, and a leader in baseball innovation. ALPB has sent over 1,200 players to MLB organizations while drawing more than 45 million fans to its family-friendly ballparks throughout its 25-year history. Please visit www.AtlanticLeague.com.