PC Women’s Basketball… Since we last checked on them the PC women’s basketball team has been in action twice so let’s check up on them.
- PC 73 – NC Central 63… Last Tuesday afternoon the Lady Blue Hose picked up their second win of the season as they defeated the Eagles of NC Central up in Durham, NC… Cortney Storey led the Blue Hose with 22 points, 8 assists and 3 steals… For more information on this game, click here.
- Belmont 83 – PC 58… Yesterday afternoon the Lady Blue Hose finally got to play in the Templeton Center for the first time in over a month… Unfortunately the Lady Bruins of Belmont spoiled their homecoming as they took an 83-58 win over the Blue Hose… The Bruins started out hot in each of the first two quarters and led 39-28 at the half… Belmont stretched the lead in the third quarter to a point PC just could not catch up… PC was led by Taylor Petty who had 10 points on the afternoon… To find out more about this contest, click here… PC is now 2-8 (Belmont is 8-5) and will not return to action until 1 week from today when they will host Chattanooga.
- Storey Big South Player of the Week… By the way, Cortney Storey was named Big South Player of the Week last Monday for the second time this season… For more about this honor and why she was selected, click here.
PC Men’s Basketball: East Carolina 76 – PC 56… Last night the men’s basketball team was also in action as they traveled to Greenville, NC to take on the Pirates of East Carolina… The Blue Hose had a lead very early in the game but it did not last long as the Pirates led 33-25 at the half and then went on to take a 76-56 win over the Blue Hose… Darius Moore led the Blue Hose 16 points on the night and making 76% of his attempts… If you want more information on this game, click here… The Blue Hose are now 4-7 on the season and will take a break and return to action next Thursday night when the start their Big South schedule hosting Liberty in a 7 pm contest at the Templeton Center
Basketball at Clemson & South Carolina Update..
- Men… The Tigers are 9-2 on the season and coming off an exciting 62-60 win over the Gamecocks… They will be back in action next Wednesday (12-28) when they host UNC Wilmington in a 7 pm contest.
- Women… The Lady Tiger basketball team is also off to great start as they are 10-2 on the season and will next take to the court on Thursday of next week (12-29) when they host Bethune–Cookman in a 7 pm contest
- Men… As previously mentioned, the Gamecock men’s basketball team is coming off a hard fought 2 point loss to the Clemson Tigers which dropped them to 9-2 on the season… They will return to action next Tuesday (12-27) as they host the Lander Bearcats in a 7 pm contest… Anyone want to predict the point spread on this one?
- Women: The #6 ranked Lady Gamecocks are now 10-1 on the season and they get a long Christmas break as they will not return to action until Sunday, Jan. 1st when they host Alabama in a 2 pm contest.
College Football Bowls… Now there are 2 bowl games for you college football bowl junkies on tap for today and tomorrow… If you are interested not only the who, what where and on what channel for these bowls as well as the results of bowl game already completed and the remain bowl schedule, click here and it will take you to a page on the NCAA website where all that information is available.
Local Sports Schedule: No local sports until after Christmas… Check back next Monday.
- Raider Basketball Broadcast… Join us on Tuesday 1-10-17 at 6:00 pm as we bring you the action from the LDHS main gym as the Laurens Raiders host the Mauldin Mavericks in Region II-AAAAA in a girls / boys doubleheader of varsity basketball action… And as usual you can hear it live on the internet at www.wlbg.com.
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