Sports Report for Tuesday, 11-26-2019

PC Notes:

  • PC 52 – St. Andrews 14… The Blue Hose football team closed out its season on a positive note last Saturday as they took a 52-14 win over the St. Andrews Knights… PC jumped out to a 21-0 lead at the end of the first quarter and never looked back as the allowed the Knight only 14 points in the second quarter but held them scoreless the rest of the way… PC had a season high 525 yards of offense, 308 of them rushing… For more information on this game click here… The Blue Hose finish the season with a 2-10 record.


Local Notes:

CHS Red Devils:

  • G: Clinton 43 – Batesburg Leesville 20… The Lady Red Devils opened their season last night taking on the Batesburg-Leesville Panther in the second game at the Zaxby’s Shootout at CHS… The Red Devils used a pressure defense and good rebounding to take a 13-6 lead at the end of the first quarter and a 27-7 lead at the half as they went on to defeat the panthers 43-20… The Red Devils forced the Panthers into almost 20 turnovers in the first half while controlling both the offensive and defensive boards as they steadily built their lead… The panthers played better in the second half but still could not mount a sustained comeback even as the Red Devils played most everyone on the bench… De’Shanti Watts was the only Red Devil in double-digits as she finished with 11 points… Others scoring for the Red Devils were Payton Price-Walker and Terriauna Bennett both finishing with 8 points, Dana Kinard 5, Serenity Baker & Tinique Austin both had 4, Alexis McGowan 2 and Asia Boyd 1… The Red Devils will face the Palmetto HS Mustangs today at 7:30 in the finals of the tournament…. Go Big Red!


LDHS Raiders:

  • B: Mauldin 82 – Laurens 60…. The Laurens Raiders took to the court for the first time this season up in Spartanburg at the Impact Sports Invitational at Spartanburg Christian Academy as the took on the Maudlin Mavericks… The Raiders led 4-2 early and only trailed by 2 (20-18) at the end of the first quarter but the Mavericks went on an 18-3 run early in the second quarter as they led 26-14 at the half and then went on to take an 82-60 win over the Raiders… Each time the Raiders would try to claw back into the game the Mavericks would counter or turnovers would hurt the Raiders cause… Dee Foster led the Raiders with a game-high 26 points…Leonard Williams was the only other Raider scoring in double-digits as he finished with 15 points… Blake Nelson had 7 points, SQ Fair 6, Preston Mahon 5 and Dra Copeland 1… The Raiders will play at SCA again today at 4:00 pm as they take on the Broome Centurions who last to Irmo last night.



Laurens Academy Crusaders: The Laurens Academy Crusaders hosted the Wardlaw Patriots yesterday in 4 games out at the Crusader Gym.

  • G: Crusaders 61 – Patriots 38… In varsity girls’ action last night, the Crusaders jumped out to a 19-14 lead at the end of the first quarter and then held the Patriots to under 10 points in each of the three remaining quarters while they scored in double-digits as they went on to take a 61-38 win and run their season record to 3-1… Blair Quarles had a game-high 23 point to lead the Crusaders and Regan Williamson and Olivia Huck both scored in double-digits with 14 and 13 points respectively… Payton Breen had 7 points and Rylee Ballard 4… The Crusaders is now 3-1 on the season.
  • B: Patriots 65 – Crusaders 56… Now in boys action the Crusaders and the Patriots battled to a 52-52 tie at the end of 4 quarters and in the overtime the Patriots outscored the Crusaders 13-4 to take a 65-56 win… sorry no scoring details… The Crusaders fall to 2-2 on the season.
  • Middle School Results… Girls: Patriots 25 – Crusaders 1 and Boys: Crusaders 41 – Wardlaw 24.



Laurens County TD Club.

  • The next meeting is December 4th when they will be holding their Annual Awards banquet where the All-County Team, Coach of the Year and Player of the Year will be announced. … The guest speaker will be Sam Wyche former NFL Head Coach… The banquet will start at 7:00 pm and be held at The Ridge.
  • If you would like to see video of the past club meetings, click here.


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 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.


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


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