Sports Report for Tuesday, 2-28-2017

PC Notes:

  • Men’s BK: Winthrop 93 – PC 56… The Presbyterian College men’s basketball team dropped its regular season finale on Saturday, falling to the Winthrop Eagles at the Templeton Center, 93-56. PC ends the regular season at 5-24 and 1-17 in the Big South… For more information on this contest, click here… PC will square off against Campbell in the opening round of the Big South Men’s Basketball Championship tonight at 7 pm in Buies Creek, N.C.
  • Women’s BK: High Point 72 – PC 64 (OT)… Back on Saturday the Lady Blue Hose basketball team hosted the High Point Panther and the two teams battled to a 56-56 tie at the end of regulation and then the Panthers outscored the Blue Hose 16-8 in overtime to take the win… For more on this game, click herePC 60 – Winthrop 54… The team was in action again last night as they hosted the Winthrop Eagles on Senior Night… The news is better here as PC took a 60-54 win over the Lady Eagles… For more information on this contest, click here…  PC concludes the regular season this Saturday as the Blue Hose head north to Farmville, Va. for a 2 p.m. Big South game against Longwood.
  • Baseball… The Blue Hose baseball team hosted Stony Brook over the weekend and won 2 of the 3 games with the loss coming in an 11 inning contest… To see details on these games, click here… PC is on the road tonight as they travel to The Citadel for a 5 pm contest and tomorrow to Greensboro to take on North Carolina A&T in a 4 pm contest.
  • Softball… The lady Blue Hose softball team traveled to Charleston this past weekend to participate in the Willie Jewell’s Invitational Tournament… Good news here also as they won 3 of their 4 games… For more information on all four of these games, click here… The team travel to S.C. State today for a 2 pm contest.

Local Sports Results:

LDHS:

  • Laurens 9 – Ninety Six 0… Last night the Laurens Raiders hosted the Wildcats of Ninety Six as both teams continued participation in the battle for the Upstate tournament… The Raiders were able to run their record to 3-0 on the young season as they took a 9-0 win over the Wildcats… The Raiders jumped out to a 1-0 lead in the bottom of the first inning and that would prove to be all the runs they would need as Jared Cvetko went 5 strong innings picking up the win giving up just 3 hits while striking out 8 and walking just 3… Morgan French completed the game giving up just 1 hit and striking out 2… The Raiders added 3 runs in the third, 4 in the fourth and a single run in the sixth… Cvetko, Ethan Jones and Austin Cornelius each had 2 hits in the Raiders 8 hit attack… The Raider defense got the big plays when needed to keep the Wildcats from scoring and committed no errors… For the game’s box score and stats click on the following: 17-2-27-Ninety-Six-W-9-0 … For the game’s scorecard click on the following: 17-2-27-Ninety-Six-scorecard … The Raiders will be back in action Thursday as they host Boiling Springs at 5pm.

CHS:

Softball… The Red Devil softball team hosted the State Farm Softball bash last weekend and we need to catch up on how they did.

  • CHS 11 – Spartanburg 4… In their first game on Friday night the Lady Red Devils took an 11-4 win over the lady Vikings of Spartanburg… The Red Devils scored all their runs in the third inning of the 5 inning game… Katie Roland picked up the complete game win and led the team at the plate going 2 for 3 with 3 RBIs… Hunter Benson also collected 2 hits in 4 at-bats… For the game’s box score and stats click on the following: 17-2-24-Spt-CHSSB-W-11-4… For the game’s scorecard click on the following: 17-2-24-Spt-CHSSB-scorecard
  • CHS 7 – Whitmire 4.. Saturday morning the Red Devils made it two in-a-row as they posted a 7-4 win over the lady Wolverines of Whitmire HS… The game was tied at 2-2 going into the bottom of the fourth inning when Clinton broke the game open putting 4 runs on the board when they sent 9 batters to the plate… Whitmire rebounded and got 2 of the runs back in the fifth inning but the Red Devils got one of them back in the bottom of the same inning… Katie Roland once again picked up the win giving up the 4 runs of which 3 were earned while walking 3 and striking out 6… Makayla Pearson led the team at the plate going 2 for 3 with 3 RBIs… For the game’s box score and stats click on the following: 17-2-25-Whit-CHSSB-W-7-4… For the game’s scorecard click on the following: 17-2-25-Whit-CHSSB-scorebook
  • Powdersville 1 – CHS 0… In their second game on Saturday the Red Devils were involved in a 1-run game and unfortunately Powdersville scored the only run in the game as they took a 1-0 win… They picked up their run in the top of the 7th inning and a Clinton error figured into their getting the run… For the game’s box score and stats click on the following:17-2-25-Powde-CHSSB-L-1-0 … For the game’s scorecard click on the following: 17-2-25-Powde-CHSSB-scorebook
  • Abbeville 11 – CHS 7… In their last game on Saturday the Red Devils took on the Abbeville Panthers… The panthers jumped on top 4-0 after 2 innings of play but the Red Devils responded with 6 in the top of the third inning to take a 6-4 lead… Abbeville came back in the bottom of the inning scoring 3 runs to regain the lead and added 4 more in the bottom of the 4th inning while Clinton manages just one more run in the top of the 4th… Six errors hurt the Red Devils who had only 5 hits in the game while the Panthers had 7 hits and 3 errors… For the game’s box score and stats click on the following: 17-2-25-Abb-CHSSB-L-11-7… For the game’s scorecard click on the following: 17-2-25-Abb-CHSSB-scorebook

Laurens Academy:

Hammond Academy 10 – LA 0… Last Friday the Crusader baseball team opened its season with a 10-0 loss to Hammond Academy… Sorry no other details… The Crusaders are scheduled to be back in action today as they host Oakbrook Prep.

 

Local Sports Schedule:

  • LDHS: To see the sports schedule for this week at LDHS, click here
  • CHS: To see the sports schedule for this week at CHS, click here
  • Laurens Academy: Baseball host Oakbrook Prep @ 6pm

 

This & That:

  • 39th Annual CHS / CMS FCA Community Prayer Breakfast… Once again this year the Clinton Family YMCA is teaming up with the Clinton HS and Clinton MS FCA to have their 39th Annual Community Prayer Breakfast… This series of four breakfast meetings will start on Monday, March 6th and conclude Thursday, March 10th … The breakfast will start each morning at 7:15 in the CHS cafeteria and the cost for adults is $3 per day participate in the breakfast portion of the meeting… The meeting will then will move to the CHS main gym at 8 am for the featured speaker each of the four days… For more information as to who the speakers are each day click here… Middle school and high school age students are encouraged to attend at no cost to them… For more information, call the Clinton YMCA at 833-1555

 

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