Sports Report for Tuesday, 2-26-2019

PC Notes:

  • MBK: PC 71 – UNC-Asheville 55… Last Saturday the Blue Hose basketball team traveled up to Asheville to take on the UNC-Asheville to take on the Bulldogs and broke open the game in the second half outscoring the Bulldogs 42-25 in the half to take a 71-55 win… Francois Lewis led the Blue Hose with 21 points and Adam Flagler had 20… For more information on this game, click here… PC improves to 17-12 overall and 9-5 in the Big South and will be back in action tomorrow as they head up to Gardner-Webb for a 7:30 pm contest that can be seen on ESPN+… It is also their last road game of the regular season.
  • Women’s Basketball… The Lady Blue Hose have been off since last Tuesday but they do get back in action tonight as they host the Hampton Pirates in a 6:00 pm contest at the Templeton Center.

 

Local Notes:

CHS:  Yesterday the Red Devil baseball team kicked off its season as they started their participation in the Hub City Classic at Duncan Park in Spartanburg with a pair of games.

  • Spartanburg 2 – Clinton 1… In their first game yesterday the Red Devils faced off against the Spartanburg Vikings… The Red Devils gave up 2 runs in the bottom of the first inning and the Vikings made them standup as the Vikings took a 2-1 win over the Red Devils in a 5 inning game… After that first inning, Clinton senior Chance Ewell settled down to strike out 8 Vikings while walking only 1… The Red Devils scored their only run in the third inning when Nick Perkins was driven in by Konnor Richardson… To see the box score and stats for this game, click on the following: 2-25-19-Spartanburg …. To see the scorecard for this game, click on the following: 2-25-19-Spartanburg-SC
  • Greer 10 – Clinton 2… In the second 5-inning game of the doubleheader at Duncan Park the Red Devils took on the Greer Yellow Jackets… The Red Devils got on the board first scoring their two runs in the second inning… Griffin Fuller doubled to drive in Konnor Richardson and then scored on a fielder’s choice by Blake Smith to put the Red Devils up 2-0… However it was all Greer after that as they scored 5 runs in the top of the third inning and added 2 more in the fourth and three in the fifth to take a 10-2 win… Greer simply outhit the Red Devils 8-2 and 4 errors by Clinton did not help the Red Devil cause… To see the box score and stats for this game, click on the following: 2-25-19-Greer …. To see the scorecard for this game, click on the following: 2-25-19-Greer-SC … The Red Devils are back in action today as they travel back to Duncan Park to take on Southside Christian at 4:30.

 

LDHS:  

  • Nick Robertson Signs with USC-Union… Yesterday at LDHS Raider senior baseball player Nick Robertson signed a letter of intent to continue his academic and baseball career at USC-Union next fall. Nick had a 1-4 record on the mound last season with an ERA of .452… He struck out 30 while walking 18… When not on the mound, he played mostly at first base where he had a fielding percentage of .969 making only 2 errors. He hit .116 on the season… After the signing members of the media did a short interview with Nick about why he chose USC-Union… If you would like to see a video of that interview and a few photos taken at the signing, click here… Congratulations to Nick!
  • Raiders to Play Double Header at Greenville HS Today… Well the field at Greenville HS was topo wet to play on yesterday so the doubleheader that was supposed to be played there was pushed back 24 hour… The Raiders are now scheduled to play the doubleheader with the Red Raiders today starting at 5:00 pm. the game at JL Mann tomorrow at 6:00 pm and the game at Hillcrest Thursday at 6:00 pm (weather permitting).

 

SCHSL Basketball Brackets… If you would like to see the all the playoff brackets for all the different classification in the SCHSL look down the right side of our home page in the Features Sports Section and you will find a posting with links to all the brackets… Also you can click here to go to the same posting… Enjoy!

 

High School & Middle School Sports Schedules for this Week

  • Laurens School Dist. 55: To see the sports schedule for this week at LDHS and District 55 middle schools, click here
  • Laurens School District 56: To see the sports schedule for this week at CHS and CMS, click here.
  • Laurens Academy: To see 2019 Crusader baseball schedule click here…. To see the 2019 Crusader softball schedule click here.

 

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