Laurens County Speedway Results From Last Saturday… Lets’ take a quick look back at results from the main events at the LCS last Saturday night…
- Limited… Michael Smith won his 3rd race of the season breaking a dry spell going back to April 23rd… Jimmy Taylor finished 2nd and Austin Watkins 3rd.
- Crates… The Crates saw Travis Pennington picking up his first win of the season but had to hold off Dale Timms who finished second to do so… Steve Bowie finished 3rd.
- Hobby… No first time winner in the Hobby Division as Chris Lyons took his 5th victory of the season… He started in the back of the pack but took lead by the 7th lap of the main event…. Lucas Mott was the next driver across the finish line with Danny Harley taking 3rd.
- Stock Thunder… In the Stock Thunder Division Bruce Barnett started on the pole and lead from wire to wire… The next two drivers across the finish line were Scott Pulley and Casey Lawson.
- Stock 4… The Stock 4 main event had another driver pick up his first win of the season and that was Larry Teal… Wayne Summers had a late charge to come in 2nd just ahead of Trey Bullman.
- FWD….Shane Roberts grabbed the checkered flag to win the main event of the Front-Wheel Drive Division. Garrett Williams was second and Bret Carter was third.
College Softball Notes
- Softball Down to Final 8… We have been mentioning the D-1 College Baseball Championship Series which starts today but let’s not leave the ladies out as they have completed all the regional and super regionals in the D-1 Softball Championship… The field is now down to 8 teams and they are Auburn, Florida State, UCLA, Georgia, Michigan, Oklahoma, Alabama and LSU… The SEC makes up half of the final 8… To see an interactive bracket for the softball CWS, click here
- Braves 5 – Giants 4 (11)… The Braves did something last night they have rarely done this season… They trailed 4-3 going into the 9th inning and scored a run to tie the game and send it into extra innings… Then in the 11th inning Freddie Freeman had a walk-off solo homer to win the game for the Braves… The teams will play at noon today so the Braves can fly to the west coast with the first stop tomorrow in LA to take on the Dodgers.
- RiverDogs 7 – Drive 5… The Drive finished their current home stand and 3-game series with the Charleston RiverDogs on a down note as the RiverDogs took a 7-5 win… The Drive now start a week long road trip with the first stop in Ashville tonight to take on the Tourist.
- NBA… Well it took long enough but the finals of the NBA (Not really Basketball Association) finally start tonight as the Golden State Warriors go to Cleveland to take on LeBron James (excuse me the Cavaliers)… Tipoff is scheduled for 9 pm and can be seen on ABC.
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