Sports Report for Friday, 2-14-2020

PC Notes: For more information about any of the PC games or topics below, click on the score or title at the beginning.

  • WBK: UNC Ashville 64 – PC 48… Back on Tuesday the Lady Blue Hose hosted the Bulldogs of UNC Asheville… The Bulldogs led 15-11 at the end of the first quarter and then continued to outscore the Blue Hose by at least 3 points in each of the 3 remaining quarters to take a 64-48 win… Trinity Johnson led the Blue Hose in scoring with 14 points… The team will be back in action tomorrow as they host Charleston Southern in a 2:00 pm contest at the Templeton Center that can be seen on ESPN+
  • MBK: Radford 81 – PC 71… The men’s basketball team was on the road last night as they traveled up to Radford to take on the Highlanders… The Highlanders connected on 10 three-point goals to help lift then to an 81-71 win over PC… Cory Hightower had a game-high 21 points to lead the Blue Hose in scoring… The team will be in action tomorrow as they host the Winthrop Eagles in a 4:00 pm contest that will be the second game in a doubleheader of basketball at the Templeton Center… The game can be seen on ESPN3 and heard on the PC Radio Network.
  • Other Sports… Remember to check on other sports at PC just go to www.GoBlueHose.com.

 

Local Notes: 

LDHS Raiders:

Varsity Basketball… The Raider varsity basketball teams hosted the Woodmont Wildcats in region action in the main gym at LDHS last night making up games that had twice been postponed due to bad weather

  • G: WHS 60 – LDHS 37… As has been the case too often this season, the Lady Raider offense struggled to find its rhythm as the Raiders only scored 13 points in the first half while the Wildcats scored 28 as the Wildcats went on to take a 60-37 win… Another factor in the Wildcats win was the fact that they out rebounded the Raiders by almost a 2-1 margin as the Raiders got few second chances while the Wildcats had numerous offensives rebounds… Raniya Jackson led the Raiders in scoring with 12 points and CaDayzhia Grant was also in double-digits with 11 points… Lamoria Allen finished with 8 points, Qua Fortson 3, MK Moore 2 and Aija Davis 2
  • B: WHS 68 – LDHS 49… The Wildcats completed the sweep of the Raiders last night as they took a 68-49 win in boys’ action… The Raiders’ offense was missing one of its key components last night as Dee Foster who is the Raiders’ leading scorer was injured in the first half of the Easley game the night before tried to play but just could not make it playing maybe a couple of minutes…Also Leonard Williams who scored 28 points the night before just could not buy a basket despite getting good shots until the fourth quarter was held to making just 10 free throws in the first 3 quarters… Dra Copeland led the Raiders in scoring with 20 points and Williams was the only other Raider in double-digits with 14 points… Zy Miller finished with 5 points, Josh Cureton 4, Nigil Owens 3 and Aiden Pridgen 3 also.
  • Raider Finish Season Tonight… The Raiders will end their season tonight as they host the Greenwood Eagles on Senior Night starting a 6:00 pm… we do plan on brining you those games here on Real Radio WLBG and streaming on the internet at www.wlbg.com

 

Sub-Varsity Basketball… The Raider sub-varsity basketball teams traveled down to Greenwood last night to take on the Eagles in their final games of the season.

  • JVG: LDHS 23 – GHS 21… The Lady Raider JV team ended its season on a positive note as it took a close 23-21 win over the Eagles… The held the Eagles scoreless in the first quarter while they put 5 on the board and then held on for the win… Amillion Evans led the Raiders in scoring with 8 points… Angel Johnson finished with 7 points, Osaviona Swindler 3, Haylie Cannon 2, Wymaya Givens 2 and T’Keyah Berry 1.
  • Freshman Boys: Greenwood 43 – LDHS 35… Sorry no scoring details
  • JVB: GHS 44 – LDHS 29… In JV boys action the Eagles took a 44-29 win over the Raiders… The score was 7-6 Eagles at the end of the first quarter of play and 16-9 at the half and then the Eagles continued to outscore the Raider in the second half to take the win… Isaac Craig led the Raiders in scoring with 8 points while van Butler finished with 6 points, Chris Graham 5, Travon Hunter 5, Isaiah Craig 3 and Dorian Gibson 2

 Laurens Academy Crusaders:

  • Crusaders Continue in Region Tournament… The Crusader varsity basketball teams will be back in action today down at Greenwood Christian Academy in region semifinal games…The girls will take on Richard Winn at 4:00 pm in one semi-final game and the boys will take to the court about 8:30 as they take on Anderson Christian Academy… The finals of the tournament will be held tomorrow with the girls’ game starting ad presentation… I’m hoping both Crusader teams will be in action tomorrow and pick up the “Bog Trophy” afterwards… Go Crusaders!

 


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.

  • Friday, February 14th when the Raiders host the Greenwood Eagles in their final games of the regular season… We will start our coverage with the girls’ game at 6:00 pm.

 

PC, High School & Middle School All Sports Schedules

  • Laurens School District 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.
  • Laurens Academy: To see 2019-2020 Crusader basketball schedule and results, 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

 Little League Baseball (L3)… Registration is now open for L3 baseball at the City of Laurens Parks and Recreation headquarters The Ridge… L3 will be for youth ages 7-12 and the cost will be $60…. There will be 3 age groupings which include Coaches Pitch, Minors and Majors… Registration is set to close on Thursday February 20th… Register at The Ridge during normal business hours and if you want more information call them at 681-7275… You can also find more information on their website…. To go there click here.

 

Tee Ball and Softball at the Laurens YMCA…. Registration is now open for Tee Ball and Softball at the Laurens Family YMCA… Tee Ball is for youth ages 3-6 and softball is for young ladies ages 7-9… The cost for either is $60 and registration will close March 1st… Stop by the YMCA to register during their normal business hours and if you have any questions call them at 984-2626

  

 

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