- Men’s Basketball: Winthrop 67 – PC 53… After winning their opening round game in the Big South Tournament on Thursday, the PC men’s basketball team saw their season come to an end last Friday as they lost to the Winthrop Eagles 67-53 in the quarterfinals… PC led early but by the half the Eagles had a 24-19 lead… DeSean Murray led PC with 24 points… For more information on this game, click here… The Blue Hose finish their season with an 11-20 record on the season.
- Women’s Basketball: PC 57 – Liberty 49… The Lady Blue Hose finished their regular season last Saturday afternoon as they traveled to Lynchburg, Va. to take on the Liberty Flames… It was a nice ride back as PC took a 57-49 win over Liberty…. PC led 12-10 at the end of the first quarter and led at the end of each of the subsequent quarters in route to the win… Cortney Storey had a game high 15 points to the Blue Hose… Click here for more information on this game… The team finished the regular season with an overall record of 17-12 and 13-7 in Big South play and has earned a first round bye in the Big South Tournament… They will take on Gardner-Webb in a 2 pm contest at the Kimmel Arena in Ashville, NC this Friday.
- Baseball: PC had a good weekend on the baseball diamond as they won 2 of 3 contests with LaSalle… For more information on that, click here
- Softball: The Lady Blue Hose softball team was in action in Spartanburg participating in a tournament at USC Upstate and they won 2 and lost 2 in the tournament… For more information about these games, click here.
Local Sports Results:
LDHS & CHS:
- Softball: LDHS 14 – CHS 1… Someone once said some days you get the bear and some days the bear gets you… Well last night the bear was the Lady Raider softball team and the team that the bear got was the Lady Red Devil softball team as Laurens took a 14-1 win over Clinton in Clinton… The Raiders got off the bus hitting as Baylee Bragg singled the first pitch of the game into left field… Before Clinton could get 3 outs on the Raiders, 11 Raiders came to the plate and the Raiders scored 7 runs on 7 hits with CJ Ginn hitting a 2-run homer in the inning… The Raiders added a single run in the second inning, 4 in the third and 2 in the fourth in route to the win… The Raiders had 14 hits in the game and were added by 5 Red Devil errors an unusually high number for a Red Devil team… Clinton picked up its only run of the game in the third inning when they got 4 of their 6 hits on the night with Shauna Goforth driving in Makayla Pearson… Elizabeth Aylesworth and Cassy Plaia each had 3 hits to lead the Raider offense and Aylesworth picked up the win going 3 innings with Rachel Delio finishing the game… Pearson led the Red Devils with 2 hits and Kayleigh Pitts took the loss getting on one Raider out and Katie Roland finished the game… Laurens will host TL Hanna tomorrow in a game that can be heard here on Real Radio 860 WLBG about 7:30 and Clinton will be on the road to Broome… Click on the following for the game’s box score and some player stats: 2016-3-7_SB-Clinton …. Click on the following for the game scorecard: 2016-3-7_SB-Clinton_Scorebook … All of these have both Laurens & Clinton stats.
- JV Softball: LDHS 7 – CHS 4…. Sorry no details.
- Baseball – L.A. 11 – S.F. 1… The Laurens Academy Crusaders might have felt like they were playing themselves last night as they took on another team who uses the Crusader as their mascot and that is Shannon Forrest out of Greenville… Good news here as the L.A. Crusaders took an 11-1 win over S.F. in 5 innings… S.F got on the board first scoring their only run in the top of the first on a walk, and a sacrifice… L.A. wasted little time getting that back in the bottom of the first when they sent 11 men to plate and scored 7 runs on just 4 hits with 3 walks, a couple of stolen bases and a S.F. error adding the cause… They closed out their scoring with 3 runs in the fourth inning and 2 in the fifth allowing the game to be ended on the 10-run mercy rule… L.A. as a team had only 7 hits in the game with Will Price collection 2 of them… Will Tindall took the win pitching only 2 innings with Nick Johnson and Cade Patterson finishing the game…. Click on the following for the game’s box score and some player stats: 2016-3-7_BB-Shannon_Forest …. Click on the following for the game scorecard: 2016-3-7_BB-Shannon_Forest_Scorecard … The Crusaders go to 3-0 on the young season.
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