Sports Report for Wednesday, 4-23-2014

Local Sports Results 

CHS:

  • BB: Clinton 4 – Woodruff 3…  The Red Devil baseball team hosted the Woodruff Wolverines last night and trailed by 1 going into the bottom of the 7th inning but putt 2 runs on the board in that inning to take a 4-3 win…. O’Kevius Conway drew a walk lead off the 7th and then moved to 2nd on a sacrifice bunt by Colby Templeton moved Conway to 2nd…  Blake Riddle reached on an error and a sacrifice bunt by Josh Simmons scored  Conway tying the game… A single by Peyton Spangler then brought Riddle home to end the game… After the game Coach Lee Atkinson said “We played a great game tonight. WE never quit.,, I am not only pleased with the win, but the execution in the 7th inning was perfect”… For game statistics and the box score, click on the following link: 14-4-22_BB_CHS-Woodruff_Stats    For the game’s scorecard, click on the following: 14-4-22_BB_CHS-Woodruff_Scorecard    The team will be back in action tomorrow when they travel to Chapman in a JV – varsity doubleheader… The varsity game can be heard on Sports Radio 1410 WPCC just about 7:30.
  • SB: Woodruff 5 – Clinton 1… The Red Devil softball teams were also in action as they traveled to Woodruff… In varsity action, Woodruff took a 5-1 win over Clinton… Jessica Wood took the loss giving up 3 hits and only 3 of Woodruffs runs were earned…. Four key throwing errors contributed to the loss… Clinton picked up 7 hits Brittany Templeton going 3-4… As Coach Nickie Templeton said “ We just could not get the hit when needed… We left 9 runners on base”…. The Lady Red Devils will host Chapman tomorrow.
  • Tennis: Clinton 4 – Broome 3… Now catching up on Tennis Action from Monday, Clinton defeated Broome 4-3… Austin and Issac MacMillan as well as Bowen Tiller all took wins in singles action… The MacMillians also teamed up to take a win in doubles action… Click on the following for more match information: CHS-Tennis-4-21-14-Broome    Clinton is now 7-0 in region action.

 

LDHS:

  • SB: Laurens 14 – Westside 4….  The Lady Raider softball teams traveled to Anderson last night and in varsity action Laurens defeated Westside 14-4 in just 5 innings… The Raider bats did not wake up until the 3rd inning when the put 3 runs on the board then added 5 in the 4th and 6 in the 5th inning…. Michaela Smith and Tara Bond both went 3-4 to lead Laurens offensively… One of Smith’s hits was a 2-run homer and she had 4 RBI’s on the night…. For game statistics and the box score, click on the following link: 14-4-22_SB_LDHS-Westside_Stats    For the game’s scorecard, click on the following: 14-4-22_SB_LDHS-Westside_Scorecard     The team is now 19-4 on the season and 11-0 in region play…. The will be back in action today as they travel to Hillcrest.
  • BB: Laurens 6 – Westside 1… The baseball team also took on Westside last night  at Ed Prescott Field… The Raiders also picked up a win against the Rams in this game by a score of 6-1… Laurens led 1-0 going into the 5th inning when they put 5 more runs on the board to seal the win as starter Tanner Adair picked up the complete game win giving up the 1 earned run on 5 hits while walking none and striking out 6… The Raiders themselves managed just 5 hits with Cody Smiley going 2-3 with an RBI… For game statistics and the box score, click on the following link: 14-4-22_LDHS_BB-Westside_Stats   For the game’s scorecard, click on the following: 14-4-22_LDHS_BB-Westside_Scorecard  The team has now clinched a playoff berth with an 8-4 region record…. They will travel to Woodmont this Friday.
  • JV BB: Laurens 6 – Westside 3.
  • Tennis: Easley 6 – Laurens 0… Back on Monday, the Raider tennis team took on the traditionally strong Green Wave of Easley… Easley once again proved they are a force to be reckoned with in 4-A tennis as they took a 6-0 win over the Raiders.

     

 

Local Sports Schedule:

CHS:

  • Golf @ Broome   4:00 

LDHS

  • JV baseball host Emerald   6:00
  • Tennis host Union County   5:00
  • JV & varsity softball @ Hillcrest   5:30 / 7:30
  • Soccer host Union County   5:30 / 7:00 

Laurens Academy:

  • Baseball @ Southside Christian    7:00 

 

Community Interest:

  • The Laurens YMCA Health Kids Day… On Saturday, May 3rd, the Laurens Family YMCA is holding a free community event to inspire more kids to keep their minds and bodies active. YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day® , the Y’s national initiative to improve families’ health and well-being, features games, wellness information, arts and crafts and more to motivate and teach families how to develop a healthy routine at home…. Now again this is a free event.. To learn more see the posting in the Between the Lines section on our homepage or click on the following link: click on the following link: Health Kids Day Information:  

 

Broadcast Reminder

 WPCC

  • Tomorrow the Clinton baseball team will travel to Chapman for 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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