Sports Report for Tuesday, 3-27-2018

PC Notes:

Softball… The Blue Hose softball team played host to the Liberty Flames in a 3-game series this past weekend at the PC Softball Complex… They played a doubleheader on Friday and then a single game on Saturday.

  • Friday… In the first game on Saturday the Flames scored 5 runs in the first two innings and then went on to take an 8-0 win over the Blue Hose… The second game was a little closer but trey Flames still won this time by a score of 8-2… For more information on these games, click here.
  • Saturday… In the final game of the series on Saturday, the end result was he same as in the first two games only the score was different as Liberty took an 8-1 win… For more information on this game, click here… PC is now 2-27 overall and 0-6 in Big South play and will not play again until this coming weekend when they head to Charleston Southern for a 3-game series.

Baseball… The Blue Hose baseball team was also at home this past weekend as they played host to the Charleston Southern Buccaneers in a 3-game series playing a single game on Friday and a doubleheader on Saturday.

  • Friday… In the first game on Friday its good news for PC fans as the Blue Hose took a 7-4 win… A 3-run homer in the first inning by Jack McLaughlin got PC off to a good start… For more information on this game, click here
  • Saturday… In the first game on Saturday the Blue Hose picked up where they left off Friday as they took a 9-1 win over the Bucs… PC went up by 2 in the bottom of the first inning and then went on to the win… In the second game on Saturday, the Bucs avoided the sweep by taking a 4-2 win… For more details on both these games, click here… PC is now 7-18 overall and 2-4 in Big South play… The team is scheduled to travel up top Duke this afternoon for a 6 pm game with the Blue Devils which can be seen on the ACC Network… They will return home on Thursday to start a 3-game series with the Liberty Flames in Clinton.

 

Local Notes:

CHS

  • BB: BHP 3 – Clinton 2… The Red Devil baseball team traveled to BHP yesterday to take on the Bears and going into the bottom of the seventh inning they led 2-1… However, the Bears found life in the bottom of the seventh inning and scored 2 runs to take a walk-off 3-2 win over the Red Devils… According to the BHP scorer on Game Changer both teams scored single runs in the first inning… In the first inning Qua Quarles led the game off hitting a triple to right field and later scored when a teammate grounded out… The Red Devils scored again in the top of the third when Caleb Riddle led the inning off with a line drive single to left field… He moved to second on a wild pitch and was later driven in Griffin Fuller doubled to left… The Bears played two runs in the bottom of the seventh inning on 3 bloop singles and a double to take the walk-off win… Again according to the BHP scorer, both teams had 6 hits and 6 different Red Devils had 1 hit each… Coach Fortman commented afterwards that Caleb Riddle had pitched a gem but the bloop singles 2 of which fell just out of reach of Clinton fielders were just tough luck… The Red Devils are scheduled to go back into region play today as they travel to Woodruff to take on the Wolverines in a 7:30 contest
  • Softball: Clinton 8 – Brashier Middle College Charter 6… Last night the Red Devil softball team traveled to Simpsonville to take on the Bengals of Brashier Middle College Charter… The news is good here for Red Devil fans as the team took an 8-6 win over the Bengals… Both teams scored a single run in the first inning but Clinton came back and put 6 runs on the board in the second inning… The Red Devils had 6 singles and a double in the inning to get those 6 runs… The Red Devils picked up their final run in the fifth inning when Madilyn Wood led the inning off with a solo homer… The Red Devils led 8-3 going into the bottom of the seventh inning where the Bengals plated 3 runs but it was too little too late… For the game’s box score and some stats, click on the following: CHS-SB-3-26-18-BMCC… For the games scorecard, click on the following: CHS-SB-3-26-18-BMCC-SC…  The team is back in action today as they host the Woodruff Wolverines
  • Tennis: Clinton 6 – Broome 0… Last Thursday the Red Devil boys’ tennis team traveled up to Broome and defeated the Centurions by a score of 6-0 to run their overall record to 4-1 and 3-0 in region play… Isaac MacMillan, Ike Waldron, Tyler Trevino, Connor Donley and Anders Orr all took one-side wins in singles action… Only the #2 doubles team of Alexander Windsor and Kyler Simmons played and they also took a one-sided win.
  • Soccer… Clinton 4 – Broome 2… The CHS soccer team also traveled to Broome last Friday and they came home with a 4-2 win over the Centurions… Luke Mann led the Clinton attack with 2 goals awhile Ty Simmons and Cameron Nichols also scored in the win… For more details, click here.

LDHS

  • Tennis… Greenwood 6 – Laurens 1… Last Thursday the raider tennis team hosted the Greenwood eagles and the Eagles prevailed by a score of 6-1… The Raiders lone win came when the #2 doubles team of Walt Womble and Allen Davis defeated their opponents…For more information on this match, click here.

 

Laurens Academy… The LA Crusaders were scheduled to travel to Greenwood Christian yesterday but wet field conditions caused that game to be postponed… A makeup date is to be determined later.

 

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… To see the Laurens Academy baseball schedule and results, click here.

 

Broadcast Schedule… Below is the broadcast schedule for baseball and softball for the next several days on Real Radio 860 WLBG…  And as usual you can hear it live on the internet at www.wlbg.com… All are home games unless noted.

  • Tuesday, 3-27-18, Softball host Boiling Springs @ 7:30
  • Wednesday, Softball at Clinton @ 7:00
  • Thursday, Baseball host Easley @ 7:30

 

This & That:

  • The Annual Little River Spring Festival sponsored by PRTC will be held at Laurens City Park on Saturday, March 31 from 10am-12pm…  The event is free and includes activities such as an Egg Hunt, Crafts, Bounce houses and other fun games…  The event is open to children ages 10 and under…  The egg hunt will be divided into age appropriate groups…  For more information or to find out how you can get involved please contact the Recreation Department at 681-7275 or email LaurensPRD@yahoo.com
  • Inaugural Raider Alumni Baseball Game Scheduled… The LDHS Raider baseball team will be holding their first ever alumni baseball game on Saturday, April 14th at Ed Prescott Field… Any alumni who wish to participate needs to contact Coach Tori Patterson at 864-200-8654 or email kjpatterson@laurens55.org…. The first pitch is scheduled for 11:00 am… Now the night before (Friday, April 13th) they will have a meet and greet for the alumni players starting at 5:45 pm at the field… Those alumni on hand will be recognized before the Raider baseball game against the Hillcrest Rams that starts about 7:30… So if you are an baseball alumni and want to meet up with other past players and have a little fun mark those dates on your calendar and contact Coach Patterson.

 

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