Parents: Jim and Tracie Johnson
Height, Weight: 6-foot, 175 pounds
High School: South Johnston
Travel/Club Team: Dirtbags
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Positions: Right-Handed Pitcher, Outfielder
Also Considered: East Carolina, UNC Asheville, Appalachain State, Charlotte, Campbell
Why High Point? “The campus was awesome and the coaches were awesome. I made my official visit, had a great day and they offered me.”
Notable: Joseph helped power South Johnston’s run to the NCHSAA 3A Eastern Regional championship series as a sophomore with multiple playoff home runs and standout pitching performances. … Among his more memorable achievements are winning the Johnston County Easter Invitational, hitting a walk off home run against Triton, hitting a grand slam in the playoffs and the regional final appearance. … He is currently recovering from Tommy John surgery to repair an elbow ligament and should be able to hit, but not pitch for the Trojans this spring.
Compiled by D. Clay Best