Sports Report for Friday, 3-1-2019

PC Notes:

  • WBK: Hampton 82 – PC 68… Last Tuesday the Lady Blue Hose basketball team hosted the Lady Pirates of Hampton University at the Templeton Center… PC battled back from a double-digit deficit in the second half to briefly take a lead before the Pirates used 21 free throws in the fourth quarter to pull away to an 82-68 win… Salina Viola had a game-high 20 points to lead the Blue Hose in scoring… For more information on this game, click here… Presbyterian College falls to 5-21 (3-12 Big South) while Hampton improved to 15-11 (11-4 Big South)…. The team travels to Longwood tomorrow for a 3:00 pm contest.
  • MBK: Gardner-Webb 78 – PC 70… Last Wednesday the PC men’s basketball team traveled to Gardner-Webb to take on the Runnin Bulldogs… Just like the ladies the night before, they trailed by double-digits in the second half and rallied to get within 2 points of the Bulldogs with about 2 minutes left to play but the Bulldogs went on an 8-0 run and wound up taking a 78-70 win over the Blue Hose… Adam Flagler had 16 points to lead the Blue Hose in scoring… For more information on this game, click her… PC moves to 17-13 overall and 9-6 in the Big South, while Gardner-Webb improves to 19-11, 9-6… The Blue Hose are at home tomorrow for a 4:00 pm contest with Charleston Southern and this is their last game of the regular season as the Big South Tournament starts next week.
  • PC Baseball at Home This Weekend… The 2-5 Blue Hose baseball team is scheduled to have its first home games of the season this weekend as they host Brown University starting today at 2;00 pm… To see the PC baseball schedule for the times of other games this weekend, click here.


Local Notes: 

Weather Related Notes… In the spring of each year there is one word that coaches, players, athletic directors, school administrators and official hope they do not hear that often and that word is RAIN… This spring that word has been heard a lot and it has caused a lot of havoc with games and matches… Below is a list of rescheduling, postponements or cancelations concerning contest yesterday, today and this weekend. And as I might add, all subject to the weather this weekend… If I here of any updates to them I’ll post them on our home page at www.wlbg,com.

  • Clinton Soccer Classic… Due to rain and already saturated playing fields, the Clinton Soccer Classic Tournament has cancelled Thursday’s games.  Head varsity soccer coach John Michael Hammond released an updated schedule… If you click here it will carry you to a posting on the CHS athletic website where you can find a link to the update schedule…. Clinton’s first match in the tournament is now scheduled for today at 6:00 pm against Camden at PC… Go Big Red!
  • Lady Red Devil Invitational Softball Tournament… The Lady Red Devil Invitational Softball Tournament was scheduled to be played last weekend but weather caused it to be postponed and hopefully they will get that in this weekend starting today… The entire schedule had to be revamped and if you click here, it will carry you to a posting where you can find that schedule… Clinton is scheduled to kick off the tournament taking on Whitmire today at 4:30 pm…. Go Big Red!
  • Raider Baseball Game Today… Yesterday the Raider baseball team was supposed to travel to Hillcrest to take on the Rams… The afternoon rain caused that game to be postponed until today… Weather permitting they will try to get that game in today with the first pitch scheduled for 6:00 pm. Go Raiders!



  • C-Team Baseball…Catching up with one of the newer teams at LDHS this season and that is the Baseball C-Team which is made up of 7th and 8th graders… They have played two games so far both back early in the week… They defeated Ware Shoals 5-4 but lost to Greenwood 5-0…  If you click on the score of each game it will carry you to a posting with a few details on each game.
  • Boys Soccer: Abbeville 2 – Laurens 1… The Raider boys soccer team has also played a match also and it was at Abbeville against the Panthers… Levi Sanchez was the only Raider to score as Abbeville took a 2-1 win over the Raiders.


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!


2019 Clinton YMCA Prayer Breakfast… The Clinton YMCA will be having its 41st Annual Prayer Breakfast March 4-8 at the Broad Street Methodist Church staring each day at 7:00 am… They would like to encourage all students and adults to attend this free series of inspiration speakers…. To see a list of the speakers for each day and more details, click on the following: 2019 Clinton YMCA Prayer Breakfast


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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