USC infielder Joey Pankake has been invited to this week's College Home Run Derby in Omaha.
Three of the eight competitors in the event are from our area as Pankake of Easley joins Clemson slugger and Anderson native Garrett Boulware and Greenville's Bo Thompson out of The Citadel.
Pankake had 11 home runs and drove-in 42 runs this past season as a sophomore.
The competition takes place Wednesday.
250 International Dr.Spartanburg, S.C. 29303