MB’s Wicker commits to play baseball at The Citadel

Myrtle Beach High catcher Wilson Wicker will have one less thing to worry about in his senior season with the Seahawks.

Wicker verbally committed to play college baseball just down Highway 17 in Charleston at The Citadel last week, ending an inevitable courtship with the Bulldogs.

The son of a Citadel graduate has had the dream of playing baseball at the military school since he was a kid, and now it appears to be a dream come true.

Wicker, who batted .353 with a .493 on-base percentage last season while adjusting to the new hybrid bats, is an even better defensive catcher and works well with his pitchers.

Wicker will try to help the Seahawks bounce back from a disappointing 6-16 campaign next spring before enrolling at The Citadel in the fall.

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