Sports Report for Tuesday, 4-6-2021

Local Notes:

Clinton HS:

  • Clinton 14 – Saluda 4 (5)… The Red Devils hosted the Saluda Tigers in a doubleheader of JV & Varsity baseball last night… In the varsity game the Red Devils took a 14-4 win in 5 innings… The put 2 runs on the board in the first inning and 7 in the second and led 9 -0 going into the top of the fourth inning when Saluda put 3 runs on the board… The Red Devils got one of those runs back in the bottom of the inning, held the Tigers to a single run in the top of the fifth inning,.. They then plated 3 runs in the bottom of the fifth inning to end the game on the 10 run lead rule… An unofficial scoring of the game shows the Red Devils outhitting the Tigers 10-2 with Noah Reese being the only Red Devil with more than 1 hit as he went 2 for 2 with a triple, 2 RBIs and scores once himself… Marcus Smith picked up the win for the Red Devils going 3 innings and allowing the 3 runs only one of which was earned on 1 hit while striking out 5 and walking 4… Davis Wilson picked up a save for the Red Devils… To see an unofficial box score and associated statistics on the game click here and to see the game’s scorebook click here…The team is now 7-4 on the season and will host the Whitmire Wolverines in a C-Team / Varsity double header starting today at 5:30.
  • JV: Clinton 8 – Saluda 3… Red Devils put 2 on the board in the first and then went on to the win… Red Devils outhit the Tigers 9-4 with Zane McLendon leading the team going 3 for 4 with a double and an RBI while scoring 3 runs…. To see the box score for this game click here.

Laurens HS:

  • C-Team Baseball: Westside 6 – Laurens 2… The Raider baseball C-Team was in action yesterday as the hosted the Rams of Westside HS at Ed Prescott Field… The Rams put 3 runs on the board in the top of the first inning and then went on to take a 6-2 win over the Raiders… The Raiders got their first run in the bottom of the second inning when Landon Trevino singled driving in Preston Dixon who led the inning off with a walk… The Raiders other run came in the bottom of the fourth inning Jay Williams walked and moved to third on a single by Trevino… He later scored on a fielder’s choice off the bat of Braden Yarborough… The rams had 5 hits in the game while 2 Ram pitchers held the Raiders to just 3 hits with Trevino getting 2 of them…  To see the box score and associated statistics on the game click hereThe Raiders are now 8-4 on the season.

Laurens Academy: The Laurens Academy varsity baseball team traveled up to the Greenville area to take on the Hurricanes in a 5 inning doubleheader of baseball action.

  • LA 14 – Greenville 2… In the first game the Crusaders put 9 runs on the board in the first inning and then went on to take a 14-2 win over the Hurricanes… The Crusaders only outhit the Hurricanes 7-2 but took full advantage of 9 walks, a few hit batters and a couple of errors by the Hurricanes… In the big first inning Thomas Lowry  had 2 RBI singles and Brett Young had one and the other runs were largely due to walks and hit batters as previously mentioned… Later in the game Jordan Hudson also had an RBI single… Lowry was the only Crusader with more than one hit as he went 2 for 3 driving in 4 runs… He also picked up the complete game win giving up the 2 runs only 1 of which was earned while striking out 11 and walking only 3…. To see the box score of the game click here.
  • Greenville 5 – LA 3…. Now the news is not as good fir Crusader fans where the second game is concerned as the Hurricanes took a 5 -3 win… The Crusaders scored first getting a run in the top of the first inning Brett Young doubled and later scored on a passed ball… Greenville got all 5 of their runs in the bottom of the first inning without a single hit as walks, errors and a hit batter or two were the reasons they scored… The Crusaders final two runs came in the top of the fifth (and final) inning and they were scored without a single hit as the Hurricanes had problems also with walks, errors, hit batters and wild pitches… Both teams had only 1 hit each and if you want to see the box score of the game click here…. The Crusaders are now 6-8 on the season and return to action next Monday when they travel to WW King.

Broadcast Schedule: all of the following are weather and COVID dependent and are varsity games

  • Tuesday, 4-6-21, Baseball host Wade Hampton, 6:30
  • Monday, 4-12-21, Softball host Woodruff, 7:00
  • Wednesday, 4-14-21, Softball host Clinton, 7:00

Local Sports Schedule: All schedules subject to change right up to game time due to COVID 19

  • School District 55: To see the sports schedule for this week at LDHS, click here.
  • School District 56:  To see the sports schedule for this week at CHS and CMS, click here
  • Laurens Academy: To see the baseball schedules click here and to see the softball schedule click here.
  • PC Sports Calendar… To see the PC athletics sports calendar click here.

Ticket Information

  • Clinton HS… Clinton HS has released information and guidelines concerning fan attendance at all home athletic contest this spring…  To see their press release concerning this click here… One of the things mentioned is the option to buy season tickets for each individual spring sport and the fact that tickets must be bought online ahead of time and that  no tickets will be sold at the gate.  To purchase tickets for home contest at Clinton HS click here.
  • LDHS… Laurens District 55 HS has released information and guidelines concerning fan attendance at all home athletic contest this spring… To see their press release concerning this click here… One item in the release is that tickets must be purchased ahead of time online and will not be sold at the gate… To purchase tickets for home contest at LDHS click here.
  • LDHS Baseball Season Passes Available… Recently it was announced that season passes of various types are available for those wishing to attend the regular season home games of the various Raider baseball teams… For more information about this click here.


General College Notes:

Men’s Basketball… For more information on any specific game(s) mentioned below, click on the score at the beginning

  • NCAA Men’s March Madness… For information about the NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship, just click here to go to the NCAA website where you will most likely find out anything you want to know about the tournament including the brackets… By the way the Clemson Tigers are in the field… Let the fun begin!!

Women’s Basketball… For more information on any specific game(s) mentioned below, click on the score at the beginning

  • NCAA Women’s March Madness… For information about the NCAA Women’s Basketball Championship, just click here to go to the NCAA website where you will most likely find out anything you want to know about the tournament including the brackets.

DI College Baseball… For more information on any specific game(s) mentioned below, click on the score at the beginning

  • DI Baseball Scores… To see the latest DI baseball scores click here…. You can sort by conference when you get there.
  • DI Rankings… To see the latest DI baseball rankings click here.

DI College Softball… For more information on any specific game(s) mentioned below, click on the score at the beginning

  • DI Baseball Scores… To see the latest DI softball scores click here…. You can sort by conference when you get there.
  • DI Rankings… To see the latest DI softball rankings click here.

FCS College Football… For more information on any specific game(s) mentioned below, click on the score at the beginning

  • FCS Football Scores… To see the latest FCS football scores click here…. You can sort by conference when you get there.
  • FCS Rankings… To see the latest FCS football rankings click here.


Pro Sports: For more information on the game(s) below, click on the score at the beginning.

Major League Baseball

  • Braves… To see the schedule for the Atlanta Braves and recent scores click here.
  • Scores and Schedules… To see the latest scores and daily schedule for all of MLB click here.

NBA

  • Scores… To go to the NBA website where they list the most recent scores click here and you can also find the box score for the games there also.
  • Schedule… To see the upcoming NBA schedule and TV availability if at click here.
  • Standings… To see the current NBA standings click here.

NASCAR

  • NASCAR Schedule and Results… If you click here it will carry you to the NASCAR website where the Cup Series schedule and results are posted… Once you get there if you look near the top of the page you can change to the Xfinity schedule and results or the Camping World Truck Series schedule and results by clicking on the appropriate icon.
  • Driver Standings… If you click here it will carry you to the NASCAR website where the Cup Series driver standings are posted… Once you get there if you look near the top of the page you can change to the Xfinity driver standings or the Camping World Truck Series driver standings by clicking on the appropriate icon.
  • NASCAR TV Schedule… Now for those of you who like to watch the various NASCAR events, replays and other programing on TV, click here to go to the NASCAR website where this week’s TV schedule is posted.


This and That

  • Spring Soccer Registration Now Open at Lauren YMCA… Youth soccer registration is now open at the Lauren Family YMCA which is part of the Lakelands YMCA System… Registration is open until April 11th for youth ages 3-15 for the league which will begin play on April 19th… The cost is $50 for Y members and $60 for non-members… Scholarships are available…For more information contact Haley Garrison at 864-984-2626 or email her at hgarrison@lakelandsymca.org

 

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