Local Sports Notes:
- Baseball: Laurens 3 – Mauldin 2… The Raider baseball team came into last Friday night’s game with Mauldin still smarting from a 2-0 loss to the Mavericks at Mauldin a few days before and got a measure of revenge as they took a 3-2 win over the Mavericks at Ed Prescott Field… The Raiders got on the board first scoring a single run in the third when Austin Cornelius led off with a single and later came home on a Mauldin error… Mauldin scored both their runs in the top of the fifth inning but Laurens got them right back in the bottom of the inning… With two out Layton Mann walked and Jared Cvetko bunted his way on… Kobe Williams followed with a single driving in Mahon and Cvetko scored the winning run on a passed ball… Maudlin threatened in the sixth but Raiders and starting pitcher Ethan Jones kept them off the board to take the win… Ones took the complete game win giving up the two earned runs while striking out 3 and walking 2… The Raiders got their 3 runs on 6 hits with Jared Cvetko & Kobe Williams each going 2-3 to lead the team… The Raiders will host Hillcrest tomorrow in a JV – Varsity doubleheader starting at 5:00 pm… For the game’s box score and stats click on the following: 17-3-24-Mauldin-B… For the game’s scorecard click on the following: 17-3-24-Mauldin-B-scorebook
- JV Baseball: Laurens 5 – Mauldin 0… In JV action prior to the varsity game, the Raider JV team also got revenge for an earlier loss to Mauldin as they took a 5-0 win…. Nick Robertson picked up the win pitching 5 innings giving up only 3 hits while striking out 3 and striking out 3… Heath Bragg went 2-3 and scored 2 runs.
- Baseball: Clinton 6 – Newberry 4… The Red Devil baseball team traveled to Newberry last Friday night and good news for Red Devil fans as the team picked up its first win defeating Newberry 6-4… Clinton took an early lead and led 4-0 going into the bottom of the third inning before Newberry got on the board scoring their first run… That lead held up until the bottom of the fifth when Newberry struck for 3 runs to tie the game 4-4… The Red Devils got the first two batters on in the top of the seventh and then with two outs Konnor Richardson doubled to drive in two runs and then Dawson Green sent the Bulldogs down in order to secure the win… The Red Devils had 8 hits with Cameron Bishop going 3-4 and Richardson 2-4… Green picked up the win in relief of Charlie Craven… For the game’s box score and stats click on the following: 17-3-24-B-CHS-Newberry… For the game’s scorecard click on the following: 17-3-24-B-CHS-Newberry-scorebook… The team host Broome tomorrow in a JV-varsity doubleheader.
- Soccer: Clinton 2 – Newberry 1… The Red Devil soccer team also traveled to Newberry last Friday and the ride back was pleasant for them also as they took a 2-1 win over the Bulldogs… Clinton jumped out to an early lead as they led 1-0 on a goal by Patrick Nelson… The Red Devils other goal was scored by Luke Mann and Gavin Kiley also recorded 2 assists in the match… Jack Harkins had a good match in goal as he saved 11 of the Bulldogs 19 shots… The team is now 2-8 on the season and 1-1 in region play…. They host Broome tomorrow evening.
CHS Softball… The Clinton Softball team played host in the Second Annual Lady Red Devil Invitational over the weekend where a total of 8 teams were playing in two different pools using both the old and the new softball fields… I’ll tell you what I know about how Clinton did.
- Friday: Clinton 16 – Brashier Middle College Charter 1… In their opening game Friday afternoon, the Lady Red Devils took a 16-1 the Lady Bengals of Brashier Middle College Charter out of Simpsonville… The game was tied 1-1going into the 4th inning when the Red Devils struck for 6 runs and then added 9 more in the 5th to take a 16-1 win… The Red Devils pounded out 13 hits and MK Kelly led the team at the plate going 3-4 with 3 RBIs… Kam Aiken picked up the win allowing the 1 unearned run on 4 hits while striking out 5 and walking none… For the game’s box score and stats click on the following: 17-3-24-SB-CHS-Brashier… For the game’s scorecard click on the following: 17-3-24-SB-CHS-Brashier-scorebook
- Saturday: Clinton 15 – Spartanburg 2… Now in the only game I have results on from Saturday, the Red Devils took a 15-2 win over the Lady Vikings of Spartanburg… The Red Devils wasted little time in this game as they put 11 runs on the board in the 1st inning and never looked back… In the game the Red Devils jumped on Viking pitching for 14 hits with both Hunter Benson and Kalen Richardson going 3-3 with both of them getting a triple among their 3 hits… Richardson did have 5 RBIs to Benson’s 2… Again Kam Aiken picked up the win with 3 strikeouts and only 1 walk while giving up the 2 earned runs on 5 hits… For the game’s box score and stats click on the following: 17-3-25-SB-CHS-Spartanburg… For the game’s scorecard click on the following: 17-3-25-SB-CHS-Spartanburg-scorebook…. The team travels to Broome tomorrow for a JV-varsity doubleheader.
College Notes: All I have to say here is it sure is good to be a Gamecock fan as the Gamecocks punched their ticket to the Men’s Final Four for the first time is the school history by beating Florida 77-70 yesterday… For more information on this game, click here.
Broadcast Notes: [Read more…]