Sports Report for Thursday, 4-10-2014

Local Sports Results: 

CHS:

  • BB: Newberry 6 – CHS 4… The varsity base ball team traveled down to Newberry yesterday to take on the Bulldogs and normally when you out hit a team you win… Well that was not the case last night as Clinton had 7 hits to Newberry’s 4 but Newberry took a 6-4 win… The game was tied 2 all going into the 5th inning when Clinton struck for 2 runs but the only problem is that Newberry got 4 in their half of the 5th…  In the decisive 5th inning a couple of hits and walks as well as a hit batter mixed with a couple of Red Devil errors made the difference for Newberry….  Landon Allison went 3-3 for the Red Devils and had a double and a triple as well as 3 RBIs… Click on the following for the Clinton box score and statistics: 14-4-9_BB_CHS-Newberry_Stats_Box  The 7-8 Red Devils will be at home today for a JV-varsity doubleheader with Laurens… The varsity game can be heard on Real Radio 860 WLBG about 7:30.
  • SB DH: AHS 7 – CHS 4, CHS 7 – AHS 3… Yesterday the CHS softball team made up a postponed double header with the Lady Panthers of Abbeville over at the old CHS…  In the 1st game, Abbeville took a 7-4 win…Clinton was led offensively by Allison Oxner, Brittany Templeton, Jessica Wood, Kayleigh Pitts, Molly Scarborough, Shauna Goforth, and Kalen Richardson all with one hit a piece…. Molly Scarborough led with a base clearing double which gave her 3 RBI’s… Clinton had 3 defensive errors… Jessica Wood pitched 5 innings striking out 3, giving up 6 hits, and walking 2…. Better news in the 2nd game as Clinton took a 7-3 win… Brittany Wright led the Lady Red Devils offensively in the game going 2/3 with a two-run homerun, Allison Oxner also went 2/3 and Molly Scarborough 3/3…  CHS had 2 defensive errors… Jessica Wood pitched 5 innings giving up 6 hits, 1 strikeout, and 0 walks… CHS plays again Monday 4/14/14 with two five inning games at home vs. Spartanburg… JV will play the same day at Spartanburg starting at 5:00..

 

 LDHS:

  • BB: LDHS 3 – HHS 2 in 9… Last night in Simpsonville the Raiders Kevin Dean and Hillcrest’s Charlie Bishop hooked up in a pitcher’s duel that went 9 innings with both pitchers going the distance… When it was all over, Kevin Dean picked up the 3-2 win in what Coach Dale Nelson described as a great performance… Dean gave up only 6 hits while striking out 11 and walking 3 one of which was an intentional base on balls… He worked out of a bases loaded with 1 out in the bottom of the 7th inning by striking out a Hillcrest batter for out #2 and enticed the next batter ground into a fielder’s choice with the 3rd out registered at 2nd base… In the 9th inning a pair of Hillcrest errors and a sacrifice fly by Thomas Jones netted 2 runs for the Raiders… In the bottom of the 9th, a walk, fielder’s choice and a double allowed Hillcrest to pull within 1 before Dean Struck out 1 and Hillcrest lined out to end the game… Laurens was held to just 6 hits and Grayson Bailes was the only Raider with more than 1 hit picking up 2… Click on the following for the game’s box score and more stats: 14-4-9_LDHS_BB-Hillcrest_Stats  Click on the following for the game scorecard: 14-4-9_LDHS_BB-Hillcrest_Scorecard  The Raiders are now 9-4 and 5-4 in region play… They travel to Clinton today for a for a JV-varsity doubleheader with Laurens… The varsity game can be heard on Real Radio 860 WLBG about 7:30.

JV BB…  In JV action prior to the varsity, Hillcrest took a 5-2 win…

Tennis: TL Hanna 7 – LDHS 0… The Raider boys tennis team traveled to TL Hanna last night and fell to the yellow Jackets 0-7… Garrett Madden was the Raider who came closest to a victory but fell a little short… Click on the following for complete match details as reported by Coach Corley: 4-9-14_Hanna

 

Laurens Academy:

LA 3 – SD 0…  Also last night the Laurens Academy Crusaders hosted Spartanburg Day… When the last pitch was thrown, the Crusaders had posted a 3-0 win… Will Price and Noah Stribling led the Crusaders offense both going 2-3… Price also picked up 2 RBIs… Trevor Esposito picked up the complete game win giving 4 hits while walking 4 and striking out 13… Click on the following 2 links for game statistics and the game scorecard. 14-4-9-BB-LA-Spt_Day  & 14-4-9-BB-LA-Spt_Day-Scorecard

 

Local Sports Schedule:

CHS:

JV & varsity baseball host Laurens 5:00 / 7:30   Can be heard on Real Radio 860 WLBG

Golf at Newberry    4:00

Soccer host Chester   6:00

 

LDHS:

JV & varsity baseball @ Clinton   5:00 / 7:30   Can be heard on Real Radio 860 WLBG

Tennis @ Greenwood – Lander Courts   5:00

Golf host JL Mann & Westside @ Lakeside CC   4:30

JV & varsity softball @ Greenwood   5:30 / 7:30

Track host Westside    5:00

 

Laurens Academy:

Baseball @ Whitmire   7:00

Softball @ Anderson Christian

Golf vs. Cambridge @ Greenwood CC  4:00

 

Broadcast Reminder

 

WLBG

  • Today the Raider baseball team  will travel to Clinton to take on the Red Devils in round 2 of the cross-county rivalry… First pitch in the varsity game is now scheduled for 7:30… Hope you can make it to the game but if you can’t you can catch all the action on Real Radio 860 WLBG and online at www.wlbg.com.
  • Tomorrow the Lady Raider softball team will host Easley in a JV-varsity doubleheader starting at 5:30… The varsity game will about 7:30 and if you can’t make it to the game you can catch all the action on Real Radio 860 and streaming live on the internet at www.wlbg.com…. By the way, they will be having their annual Dinner on the Diamond Night and you can get a rib plate will all the fixings for just $10… See one of the softball players for a dinner ticket.

 

WPCC

  • On Tuesday (4-15) the Red Devil varsity baseball team will be in Union taking on the Union County Yellow Jackets in a JV-Varsity doubleheader… The first pitch for the varsity game is scheduled for 7:30 pm… You can join the WPCC broadcast crew a few minutes before that for all the action on Sports radio 1410 WPCC… Remember you can also hear the action on the internet at www.wpcconline.com

 

 

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