Career Statistics entering 2017:
Hitting - .196 batting average, 53 games played, 13 games started, 56 at bats, 13 runs, 11 hits, 1 double, 1 triple, 2 RBIs, 14 total bases, .250 slugging %, 13 walks, 18 strikeouts, .348 on-base %, 7-8 stolen bases, .938 fielding %
2016 (Sophomore): Team's primary pinch runner for a second straight year ... pinch ran a team-high 13 times ... appeared in 34 games overall with eight starts (five in LF, three at DH) ... hit .167 in 36 at bats ... scored eight runs, had six hits and drove in one run ... tied for fourth on team with four stolen bases ... 35 of 36 at bats vs. right-handed pitchers.
2015 (Freshman): Team's primary pinch runner ... pinch ran a team-high 10 times ... scored five runs ... appeared in 19 games with five starts in the outfield ... went 3-for-8 in final Patriot League series of season at Holy Cross ... was 1-for-3 with an RBI vs. LIU Brooklyn on spring break trip to Florida ... hit .250 and was 3-for-3 on stolen bases on the season.
High School: Graduated from Shady Side Academy in 2014 … earned four letters in baseball and one in football … was captain of baseball team as a senior… recipient of MVP award for baseball in 2014 … named 2014 WPIAL All-Star … was a three-time all-section … team was section champions (2011, 2012) … WPIAL AA Playoff Qualifiers (2011, 2014) … WPIAL AA Playoff third-place finishers (2013, 2014) … PA AA State Playoff Quarterfinalists (2013).
Personal: Charles A Scales III … born Feb 10, 1996 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania … son of Chuck and Janice Scales … has two older sisters, Jazmine and Taylor … grandfather (Charles Scales, Sr.) on football team at Indiana University and played for Cleveland Browns, Pittsburgh Steelers, Atlanta Falcons … father was member of football and baseball teams at University of Pittsburgh, played for Denver Broncos, and was drafted by Kansas City Royals … sister (Taylor, class of 2017) is on Slippery Rock University track team … majoring in environmental geoscience.