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Carter Lyles transferring from West Virginia to Marshall

— By Taylor Kennedy

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Former Scott High School standout and West Virginia University pitcher Carter Lyles will continue his academic and athletic career for the Marshall Thundering Herd.

Lyles had entered his name in the transfer portal on June 1. He announced on social media Thursday afternoon that he would be loving one of the Mountain State’s two Division I schools for the other.

Pitching 5 1/3 innings last season with the Mountaineers, Lyles struck out five, walked five and allowed four earned runs on 10 hits.

Lyles played at Scott for head coach Brett Kuhn and helped lead the Skyhawks to the Class AA state tournament his senior season in 2019.

Lyles was named captain of the Class AA all-state team as a senior.

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