Sports Report for Wednesday, 12-20-2017

Local Notes:

CHS … Yesterday the Clinton Red Devil varsity basketball teams traveled to Ware Shoals to take on the Hornets.

  • G: CHS 47 – WS 14… In girls action the Red Devils jumped out to a 12-5 lead at the end of the first quarter and then allowed the Hornets just 2 points in the second quarter while they scored 14 making the halftime score 26-7 and then went on to take a 47-14 win over the Hornets… DeShanti Watts was the leading scorer for the Red Devils with a game-high 13 points and Tinique Austin was also in double-digits with 12 points… Savanna Campbell had 8 points, Ashlyn Abercrombie 4, Terriauna Bennett 4, LaCola Massey 2, Keyonie Reed 2 and Aaliyah Johnston 2… The team is now 3-6 on eh season.
  • Boys… For some reason Coach Romines failed to send me the results of the boys’ game last night and as soon as I find out what the scores were I will pass that information on to you.
  • Teacher Appreciation Night… Tonight the Red Devil varsity teams will be hosting the Chester Cyclones starting at 6:00 pm and it will be Teacher Appreciation Night where they have some special events planned… It is also Black Out Night and Red Devil fans are asked to dress in black.

LDHS

Wrestling… The Raider wrestling team was in action this past Saturday as they traveled to Fort Mill to participate in the Mill Town Duals where they took on 4 different schools.

  • Laurens 77 – Ridgeview 0… Raiders who took wins over their opponent on the mats were: Damien Ladd, Will Hampton, Brandon Gorgan, Jeremy Leonard, Austin Doolittle, and Nathan Hamby… Now some of the other Raiders may have picked up wins by forfeits and if you want to see who those were as well as details on the match, click here
  • York 47 – Laurens 34… Raiders who took wins over their opponent on the mats were Robert Lawson, Nick Jones, Caleb Reid, Christopher Jackson, Will Pontoon and Nathan Hamby… Now some of the other Raiders may have picked up wins by forfeits and if you want to see who those were as well as details on the match, click here
  • Ashley Ridge 45 – Laurens 27… Raiders who took wins over their opponent on the mats were: Damien Ladd,
  • Robert Lawson, Caleb Reid, Omaury Jalick Dendy, and Nathan Hamby… Now some of the other Raiders may have picked up wins by forfeits and if you want to see who those were as well as details on the match, click here
  • Indian Land 61 – Laurens 13… Raiders who took wins over their opponent on the mats were: Robert Lawson and Andrew Shelton… Now some of the other Raiders may have picked up wins by forfeits and if you want to see who those were as well as details on the match, click here

College Notes:

  • M: Clemson 64 – South Carolina 48… Last night the Gamecocks traveled up to Clemson “to take on the Tigers in men’s basketball… The Tigers took a 64-48 win to run their record to 10-1 while the Gamecocks fell to 8-3 on the season… For more details on this contest, click here to see the Clemson version of the recap or click here to see the South Carolina take on the game.

 

Sports Schedules for this Week

LDHS: To see the sports schedule for this week at LDHS and District 55 middle schools, click here

CHS: To see the sports schedule for this week at CHS and CMS, click here.

Laurens Academy

Dec. 28, 29 & 30… Varsity girls will participate in Lowes Classic Tournament at Chesnee.

 

Broadcast Notes

  • Raider Basketball Broadcast… Join us here Thursday, 12-21-17 at 6:00 pm as we bring you all the action as the Laurens Raiders host the Spartanburg Vikings in a girls / boys doubleheader of varsity basketball at the LDHS main gym… And as usual you can hear it live on the internet at www.wlbg.com. 

This & That:

  • Youth Basketball in Laurens… Youth basketball registration through the City of Laurens and the Laurens Family YMCA is now open… If your child is ages 3-6 or 13-15 they will register at the Laurens YMCA and they must do so by 1-2-2017… If you child is ages 7-12 they would have registered at the City of Laurens Parks and Recreation offices located at The Ridge… Registration for these ages closed Dec. 1, 2017… The fee at either facility is $40 per child… Specific information for each league will be given out at the time of registration… If you have any questions you call the City of Laurens Parks and Recreation office at 681-7275 of the Laurens YMCA at 984-2626.
  • Christians United Co-ed BasketballThe Laurens Family YMCA is starting a co-ed basketball league for church youth groups ages 13 – high school senior… Each team will have 6 members and play 4 vs. 4 games… The registration fee will be 4$0 and the games will start 1-9-18 and the deadline for registration is 12-30-17… Registration is done through the youth minister at each church… For more information call the Y at 984-2626.
  • Laurens Baseball Winter CampRaider Head Baseball Coach Tori Patterson has announced that there will be a hitting camp at the LDHS Hitting Facility on Saturday, 1-13-18… The camp will run from noon – 3:00 pm and is open to 5th thru 8th graders… In addition to Coach Patterson instructors will be current Raider Hitting Coach Allen Staton and another former Raider baseball player Thomas Jones who plays minor league baseball for the Marlins… The cost of the camp is only $25 and will be paid in cash at the start of the camp… The deadline to register is 1-5-18 to register click on the link below and once you have registered send the form to Coach Patterson by email to: kjpatterson@laurens55.org… The link for the registration form is:

https://docs.google.com/document/d/16iW5g4GtwNj4ncU4Tyy-JV2odlAgUT8lcfz877d0HnU/edit#

 

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