Sports Report for Friday, 11-22-2019

PC Notes:

  • PC Football Finale Tomorrow… The Blue Hose football team will close out its season tomorrow as they host the Knights of St. Andrews University out of Laurinburg, NC… The Knights come into the game with a 5-4 record and are averaging just over 41 points per game while giving up just over 32 points per game… It will also be Senior Day as the Blue Hose honor their 3 seniors Eli Teeselink, Zola Davis and Trevor McNeil… Kickoff is slated for 1:00 pm so make plans to come out and watch the Blue Hose as they wind up their season.
  • PC Athletic Schedule… To see the current schedule of athletic events upcoming this month at PC and the results of completed contest, click here…. The Lady Blue Hose basketball team will be playing the College of Charleston this morning at 11:00 am at the Templeton Center on Education Day.


Local Notes:

Football Playoffs Continue Tonight… The third round of the SCHSL football playoffs are scheduled to take place tonight… With Laurens, Ware Shoals and Whitmire losing last Friday night about all of the teams in our immediate area through for the year… There are a few that might be of interest.

  • AA Match-ups…  Saluda at Southside Christian & Abbeville at Gray Collegiate
  • AAA Match-ups… Woodruff at Chapman & Camden at Union County
  • AAAA Match-ups… Wren at Greenville & Ridgeview at Daniel
  • AAAAA Match-ups… Gaffney at Byrnes & Dorman at Clover
  • Results and Brackets Available on WLBG Homepage… Now for you high school football fans who like to keep up with the playoffs on all levels I have made it easy for you… If you go to our homepage at and look in the Featured Sports section on the right side of the page you will see a posting labeled SCHSL Football Playoff Brackets and Results you can click on it and it will take you to a page that has links to all 5 of the SCHSL football classifications brackets that will usually have the results of Friday night’s games posted by early Saturday morning… If you want to go there now, click here.  


Laurens Academy Crusaders: Yesterday the Laurens Academy Crusader basketball teams traveled over to the Anderson area to take on the New Covenant School Cavaliers.

  • Girls: Crusaders 56 – Cavaliers 40… Good news where the girls varsity team is concerned as they took a 56-40 win over the Cavaliers to pick up their first win of the season and even their record at 1-1… Both teams had a slow first quarter but the Crusaders led 8-2 at its end… By the time the half rolled around the Crusaders led 25-13 and then went on to take the win… The Crusaders were led by Blair Quarles and Olivia Huck who each had a game-high 14 points followed closely by Reagan Williamson’s 11 points… Others scoring for the Crusaders were Payton Breen with 10 points, Rylee Ballard with 5 and Emily Suttles with 2.
  • Boys: Crusaders 48 – Cavaliers 25… Sorry no scoring details… The Crusaders are now 1-1 on the season.
  • Middle School Results… Girls: Cavaliers win 33-10 and in boys action Crusaders win 31-18… Sorry no scoring details.
  • Home Opener Tonight… The Crusaders are home tonight as I believe all 4 teams will be playing… The middle school teams will start at 4:00 pm playing a team made up of home-schooled students out of the Spartanburg area the Upstate Bearcats… The varsity girls will face off against the Dixie HS Hornets about 6:00 pm and the varsity boys will play the Upstate Bearcats after that… Good Luck to the Crusaders.



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
  • Clinton School District 56: To see the sports schedule for this week at CHS and CMS, click here.
  • Schedule for all Sports at PC… If you would like to see the upcoming schedule for all sports at PC as well as results from recent contest in all sports, click here.


This and That 

Youth Basketball at the Ridge… Youth basketball registration in now underway at The Ridge the City of Laurens Parks and Recreation Headquarters on Exchange Drive… Youth basketball is for ages 7-12 and the cost is only $40… You can register daily at The Ridge from now until November 23rd…. If you have any questions call them at 681-7275.


Youth Basketball at the Laurens YMCA… Youth basketball registration is under way at the Laurens Family YMCA for youth 3-6… The cost is $40 and registration will close on January 12, 2020… You can register at the YMCA during normal operating hours and if you have any questions call them at 984-2621


Youth Basketball and Cheerleading at the Clinton YMCA… Registration is also open at the Clinton YMCA for both youth basketball and cheerleading… Youth basketball will be for youth ages 5-12 in 6 appropriate age groupings… Registration will close December 9th and the cost is $50 for Y members and $65 for non-members and financial help is available… Now for more information about this you can click here to open up document about youth basketball and cheerleading by the Y or call them at 833-1555… Register at the Clinton YMCA during normal business hours.


2019 Reindeer Run… The 2019 version of the Laurens YMCA Reindeer Run will take place on 12-14-19… The 5K race will start at 9:00 am and the Fun Run for ages 1-12 will start at 9:05… There is discount for early registration ($25) which will end November 22nd and will be $30 after that… There are also team discount available… You can register at the YMCA or online at:… There is more information on the flyer for the event that you can see if you click here.


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