Sports Report for Tuesday, 3-5-2019

PC Notes:

  • WBK: PC 64 – Longwood 60… Last Saturday the Lady Blue Hose basketball team traveled up to Farmville, Va. to take on the Longwood Lancers… Good news for PC fans as the Blue Hose took a 64-60 win behind 11 fourth quarter points by Trinity Johnson who finished with 18 points in the game to lead the Blue Hose in scoring… For more information on this game, click here… PC improves to 6-21 on the season and 4-12 in Big South action… Presbyterian College travels to Gardner-Webb tomorrow for a 6:00 pm game that will be broadcast on ESPN+…. This will be their last road game of the regular season.
  • MBK: Charleston Southern 72 – PC 65… The men’s basketball team closed out its regular season this past Saturday as they hosted the Charleston Southern Buccaneers at the Templeton Center… PC led by 8 early in the second half but the Bucs outscored them 32-14 over a 15 minute span to take a come from behind 72-65 win… Adam Flagler led the team with 16 points…. For more information on this game, click here… The Blue Hose finish the regular season with a 17-14 record and 9-7 in conference play.
  • Men’s Basketball Host First Round Game Tonight… The men’s basketball team finished the season seeded #7 in the Big South Tournament which kicks off today… They will host a first round game tonight at the Templeton Center as they take on the #10 ranked Bulldogs of UNC-Ashville…  PC defeated the Bulldogs twice in regular season taking a 67-44 win in Clinton and a 71-55 win in Ashville… The tipoff is set for 7:00 pm and if you can’t make it over you can catch all the action on the PC Basketball Radio Network and on ESPN 3

 

Local Notes: 

CHS:

  • SB: Clinton 16 – Ware Shoals 1… Yesterday the lady Red Devil softball team defeated Ware Shoals16-1 in 5 innings… Sorry no other details at this time… They will host Laurens Wednesday at 7:00 pm and we do plan on broadcasting that game .

 

LDHS:

Baseball… The Raiders’ game at Emerald yesterday was postponed due to a still wet field at Emerald… It is now scheduled for Thursday at 6:00 pm.

 Track…. The Raider track teams opened their season this past Saturday as they were one of 12 teams participating in the Fleet Feet Invitational

  • Boys finish 6th … Zy Todd finished 1st in 110 meter hurdles…  For more information on how some of the other Raiders did, click here.
  • Girls finish 5th … Andrea Choice finished 1st in the 100 meter hurdles & Nadia Anderson finished 1st in Shot Put … For more information on how other Raiders finished, click here.

 

Laurens Academy: The Crusader baseball game with Richard Winn was postponed until Thursday due to a saturated field at Richard Winn.

 

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.

 

Broadcast Notes…  The broadcast schedule for upcoming local sports is just below… Remember all local sports are streamed live on the internet at www.wlbg.com on our homepage where you need to click on the Listen Live button in the upper right area of the page.

  • Tuesday (3-5): Raider baseball host Wade Hampton at 6:00 pm
  • Wednesday (3-6): Clinton softball host Laurens at 7:00
  • Friday (3-8): Raider softball host Greenwood at 7:30

 

This and That

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 here:

Hydra Softball Sign Ups… Registration for Hydra Softball has been extended until March 9th for girls ages 6-12 at the Hickory Tavern Park… Registration will be done on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6-8 pm and on Saturdays from 11 am – 2pm… The cost is only $45 per child…  If you have questions or want more information contact Nichole Patterson at 864-907-1549 or email her at: m-mscrapmetal-halfdime@outlook.com

2019 Raider Baseball Alumni Game and Weekend… This year’s Laurens Raider Alumni Baseball game / Weekend will be held on April 5th and 6th at Ed Prescott Field… Raider baseball alumni will be admitted free to the raider baseball games on Friday, April 5th when the Raiders host JL Mann in a JV-varsity doubleheader starting at 5:00 pm with the JV game… Those present will be recognized before the varsity game at 7:30… Then on Saturday, April 6th the Alumni Game will start at 11:30 with team assignments and batting practice starting at 10:00 am… Now for more information about this event including how to register for it, cost and other activities planned, click hereRegistration should be back into Coach Patterson by March 22nd… If you have any further questions email Coach Patterson at kjpatterson@laurens55.org or eopatterson@laurens55.org. You can also reach him at 864-200-8654

 

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