Sports Report for Tuesday, 2-13-2018

PC Notes: The PC basketball teams had a doubleheader last Saturday at the Templeton Center

  • W: Longwood 75 – PC 60… In the first game the Lady Blue Hose took on the Lady Lancers of Longwood… It was a tough loss for the Blue Hose as they a 53-49 lead going into the fourth quarter but the Lancers went on to a 16-2 run at the start of the fourth quarter and then went on to take a 75-60 win over the Blue Hose… For more information on this game, click here… The team will be back in action tonight as they travel to Campbell.
  • M: Charleston Southern 64 – PC 54… After the ladies finished, the men took on the Buccaneers of Charleston Southern… Again the news is not good for PC fans as the Bucs took a 64-54 win over the Blue Hose… The Bucs only led 30-26 at the half but used a couple of late runs in the second half to insure the win… For more information on this game, click here… The Blue Hose return to action this Thursday as they host High Point in a 7:00 pm contest at the Templeton Center


Local Notes:


  • G: Pendleton 63 – Clinton 29… Last night the Lady Red Devils had to travel up to Pendleton HS to take on the Lady Bulldogs in the opening round of the Class-AAA playoffs… The Bulldogs came into last night’s game with an 18-3 record and ranked #3 in the final Class-AAA poll… The Bulldogs opened the game hitting 6 three-point-goals in the first quarter as they led 24-6 at its end… Their defense continued to give the Red Devils problems as they led 42-12 at the half and then went on to take the win… After the game coach John Gardner commented “I’m proud of our girls’ competitiveness and the girls continued to fight… We had an amazing year with many young players who gained valuable experience for the future.”… Savannah Campbell and DeShanti Watts led the Red Devils with 10 points each… Sara Olivia Stephens finished with 3 points while Kailey Cheeks, Ashlyn Abercrombie and Keyonie Reed all had 2 points each… The Red Devils finish the season 11-13.
  • Boys Open Playoffs at Home Tonight… The Red Devil boys basketball team will open up playoff action at home tonight as the host the Seneca Bobcats… The Bobcats are 10-15 on the season and 5-4 in Region play… They average 53.96 points per game while giving up 61.58 points per game… Tipoff is scheduled for 7:00 pm and they are asking Red Devil fans to come decked out in red, white and blue… Now since this is the playoffs and fall under SCHSL rules, admission will be $6 and ONLY SCHSL passes will be accepted…Good Luck to the Red Devils… Go Big Red.



Middle School… Last night the finals of the Little River Middle School Basketball Conference Tournament were held at LDHS.

  • G: HT 33 – Mid-Carolina 27… In the first game the #1 seeded Lady Panther of Hickory Tavern faced off against the only team to defeat them this year, the Lady Rebels of Mid-Carolina MS… The two teams battled to a draw in the first quarter as the game was tied at its end and at the half the Panthers held a slim 16-15 lead… The Rebels scored first in the third quarter to go up 17-16 but the Panthers answered with 7 unanswered points and led 23-18 going into the final 6 minutes of play… The Panthers went up 27-18 early in the fourth quarter but the Rebels did not fold and came back to make the score 27-30 with 40 seconds left to play… That would be as close as they got as the Panthers took the 33-27 win… Raniya Jackson had a game-high 13 points to lead the Panthers and Kimyah Foggie was also in double-digits with 11 points… Mae Revis finished with 5 points while Morgan Richard and Taylor Hiott had 2 each…  This marks the third straight year that the Lady Panther have won the regular season and tournament championship and over that period their record is 41-3.. Congratulation to the Lady Panthers!
  • B: Newberry 46 – CMS-R 38… In the second game, the CMS-Red Wildcat took on the Newberry MS Tigers… The Tigers led the game 26-15 at the half as they used their height and quickness to control the defensive board… The Wildcats battled hard all night long and in the third period they made a run and cut the Tiger lead to 34-29 going into the final quarter.. That would be as close as the Wildcats would get as the Tigers slowed down their offense and made just enough free-throws to keep the Wildcats at bay… Qua Mims led the Wildcats in scoring with 14 points and Keividrick Richardson was also in double-digits with 11 points… Wilson Wages had 6 points, Jykorie Gary 4 and jay Cheeks 3… Congratulations to the Wildcats on a great game and finishing second!.


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… TBD


This & That:

  • Clinton YMCA Youth Baseball and Girls Softball… Registration is now open for youth baseball and girls softball at the Clinton YMCA… Co-ed instructional baseball is open to youth ages 3-6 in two different groupings… Youth ages 7-12 will be playing regulation baseball in 3 different age appropriate groupings that have their own special rules… Girls’ softball will be available for young ladies 7-13 in two different age groups with their own special rules… Registration for all of these will close on Tuesday, 2-13-2018… Now for more information as to cost, age divisions, fallout dates and more you contact the YMCA at 833-1555 or click here to open a PDF document with more information.
  • 40th Annual Community Prayer Breakfast… The 40th Annual Community Prayer Breakfast will be taking place at Clinton HS march 5-9, 2018 and will start at 7:00 am each day… The event is being sponsored by the CHS /CMS FHA and the Clinton Family YMCA… There will be a different quest speaker each day and if you would like to learn who they are and a brief biography on each, click here… Breakfast will last from 7-7:40 am each day and is free to students and adults will pay $3.00 at the door if they plan to eat… There is no cost to anyone to hear the speaker and that will start at 7:50 am… If you have any questions, call Gene Simmons at the Clinton YMCA and their number is 833-1555… Make plans to come out to hear some great speakers.
  • 2018 Laurens County Sports Hall of Fame Inductees Announced…  The Laurens County Sports Hall of Fame will be inducting into their second class on March 22, 2018 at The Ridge the city of Laurens Parks and Recreation Department headquarters. The five who will enter the hall this year are Ricky Foggie, Bobby Ivey, Kinard Littleton, Sam Owns and Truman Owens… Now for more information about each of these worthy inductees, a reminder of who was in last year’s class, information about how they were selected and ticket information for the induction banquet, click here…. Congratulations to them all!



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