- Baseball: The PC baseball team was in action this past weekend up in Ashville taking on the UNC-Ashville Bulldogs in a 3-game series… In the first game on Friday the Bulldogs took a 7-4 win in spite of Weston Jackson going 2-3 in the game… On Saturday the Blue Hose rebounded to take a 13-8 win over the Bulldogs… Ryan Hicks led the Blue Hose going 3-4 with a pair of homeruns and a double…. In the rubber game of the series on Sunday, the Bulldogs took the series 2-1 with a one-sided 22-9 win over the Blue Hose… Weston Jackson again led the Blue Hose offense going 3-5 with a homerun…. To see more details on each of these games, click on their scores… The team will be back in action tomorrow as they travel to USC Upstate for a 6 pm contest.
- Softball: The Lady Blue Hose softball team was also in action on Saturday and Sunday as they traveled to Buies Creek, NC to take on Campbell… On Saturday they played a doubleheader and PC took game one by a score of 7-5… Campbell rebounded in the second game and took the second game by a score of 2-0 in a game where PC managed only 1 hit to Campbell’s 4… For more information on these two games, click here… In the third and deciding game of the series on Sunday, PC took a 4-1 win to run their season record to 19-15 / 5-3…. For game details, click here…. The team will be back in action tomorrow as they travel to Boiling Springs, NC to take on the Running Bulldogs of Gardner-Webb in a doubleheader starting at 4 pm.
Local Sports Results:
- Softball: Strom Thurmond 16 – LDHS 3… Yesterday I told you about the Laurens Raider softball team and their participation in the Triple Crown Tournament down in Aiken on Saturday… I did not know the score of the last game played by the Lady Raiders in that tournament at that time but I do now… The Raiders fell to the Rebels of Strom Thurmond by a score of 16-3… Sorry no other details on this game… The team is now 9-9 / 4-2 on the season and returns to action next Monday when they travel to Hillcrest.
- Washington 4 – Braves 3 (10)… The Atlanta Braves opened their season yesterday in at Turner Field with a 4-3 loss to the Washington Nationals in 10 innings… Daniel Murphy doubled in the 10th inning for the Nationals driving in the go ahead run and he also homered earlier in the game… Click here for more information on the game… The Braves take the night off before finishing the short series with the Nationals on Thursday night..
- Villanova 77 – UNC 74… Well if you are just coming out of a coma or back from the moon I’ll tell you that Villanova took a 77-74 win over North Carolina to win the NCAA Men’s D-I Basketball Championship last night…. The game was a decent one form a fan’s perspective with the underdog Wildcats leading most of the way… The Tarheels tied the game with 4.7 seconds left on Marcus Page’s 3-point shot but that was about 4.5 seconds too early as the Wildcat’s Kris Jenkins hit a 3-pointer of his own to give the Wildcats a 77-74 winand their first national championship since 1985… Yes I’m sure you all had Villanova winning it all on your brackets….. right.
- Women’s Championship Tonight… Also a reminder that tonight #4 seeded Syracuse will be taking on UConn at 8:30 for the women’s D-I basketball championship…UConn will be their for the fourth consecutive year and if you remember it was Syracuse that eliminated the Lady Gamecocks a few days ago,, That game starts at 8:30 and can be seen on ESPN I believe
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