Sports Report for Thursday, 12-12-2013

Local Sports:

CHS: The Clinton Red Devils hosted the Abbeville Panthers in varsity basketball action last night.

  • Girls: CHS 40 – AHS 28… The lady Red Devils got back on track last night as they took a 40-28 win over the Lady Panthers… Clinton’s defense was the key to the win as they forced numerous Panther turnovers and then converted them into points…. Maleaka Neal had 16 points for the Lady Red Devils and Tamia Sanders 10.
  • Boys: CHS 59 – AHS 57… In boys action, the Red Devils took a 59-57 win over the Panthers… The game was close in the 1st period but Clinton did have a slim lead at the half… The Panthers came out in 3rd period and made a game of it but the Red Devils pulled it out in the 4th period as Tay Cook got 14 of his 26 points on the night while RJ Robinson also added 7 points in the period…. Besides Cook’s 26 points others scoring for the Red Devils were Robinson 13, Dee Goggins and Nike Davis 4 each, Shakeam Dowdy had 3 and Tymori Tribble 2… The Red Devils will be in action tomorrow night as they travel to Laurens to face the Raiders.


I want to remind you that if you want to keep up with the Raider Wrestling team, look in the Features Sports section on our homepage and you will see not only the schedule but a link to the season results.


Laurens Academy: Well I need to do some catching up with Laurens Academy basketball:

Monday: 12-9-13 Southside Christian @ L.A.

  • Girls: SSC 30 – LA 27… The Lady Crusaders got off to a very slow start in this game and rallied but the rally fell a little short as SSC took a 30-27 win… Kayla Mitchell led the Crusaders 12 points… Others scoring were S. Mitchell & Taylor Williamson 5 each, Katilyn Muir & McEntire each 2 and Verdin 1.
  • Boys: SSC 58 – LA 45….The boys game went back and forth and was very competitive until SSC went on a scoring run in the 3rd period to ice the game… Matthew Urwick had 19 points to lead the Crusaders…. Robert Williams and Chase Brewington had 12 points each… Moore added 2 points.

Tuesday: 12-10-13: The Crusaders hosted Richard Winn Academy

  • Girls: RWA 62 – LA 18… The Lady Crusaders just did not have a good night as Richard Winn took a 62-18 win…. Scoring for the Lady Crusaders was done by Taylor Williamson 6, Kayla Mitchell 4, Abigale Taylor 4, and Kaitlyn Muir 4…. Their record is now 2-3 on the season.
  • Boys: LA 64 – RWA 45…  In the last game of the evening, the varsity boys turned the tables as they took a 64-45 win over RWA… Scoring for the Crusaders were Chase Brewington 22, Matthew Urwick 17, Samuel Moore 15, Ryan Holmes 3, Jonathan Burns 3, Robert Williams 2, Devon Freeman 1, and Noah Stribling 1… The Crusaders are now 2-3 on the season also…. By the way, Chase Brewington scored his 1000th career point in the game… Congratulations to Chase.

Local Sports Schedule:


  • JV basketball Laurens @ Clinton:   6:00 

Middle School Basketball: Girls games start at 5:00

  • Honea Path @ Sanders
  • Bell Street White @ Belton
  • Gray Court-Owings @ Bell Street Red
  • Laurens Middle @ Hickory Tavern 

Broadcast Reminder:

  • Tomorrow night the CHS @ LDHS basketball games at LDHS will be broadcast on Sports Radio 1410 WPCC…. Now we would like for to go out and support your favorite team on Friday but if you can’t join Buddy, Jimmy and Jason as they bring you all the action live from the main gym at LDHS at about 5:45…  I’ll also remind you that the game will be streamed live at 


This & That:

  • Laurens YMCA Reindeer Run… The Laurens YMCA will hold the 14th Annual Reindeer Run on Saturday, December 14, 2013.  The event will feature a 5K walk/run and a kid’s 1-mile fun run… For more information about it including a link to the registration site, click on the following link: Laurens YMCA Reindeer Run Info 

FYI / Community Interest:

Clinton YMCA:

  • Basketball & Cheerleading: Registration is now open for Youth Basketball and Cheerleading which will start December 19th… There will be age appropriate groupings for youth ages 5-12 in basketball and for grades K5-6th grade for cheerleading…  You can register at the reception desk during normal Y business hours… Pre-registration is required and you must register by Thursday December 12th… Click on the following link for much more information about the basketball and cheerleading programs or call the Y at 833-1555.: Clinton YMCA Basketball and Cheerleading 2013-14
  • Laurens YMCA: Basketball:  Registration is now open for youth basketball at the Laurens YMCA… The season will begin January 6th, 2014 and the registration deadline is December 15th… There will be age appropriate groups for youth ages 3 – 15… You can register at Member Services during normal business hours or contact Josie Parker at… For more complete information click on the following: Laurens YMCA Basketball 2013-14


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