Sports Report for Tuesday, 3-30-2021

Local Notes:

Clinton HS:

  • Boys Tennis: Clinton 6 – Woodruff 1… The Red Devil boys’ tennis team was back in action yesterday as they hosted the Woodruff Wolverines in region action… Good news for Red Devil fans as they defeated the Wolverines 6-1…. Ike Waldron, Anders Orr, Nathan Meade, Edwin Orr and Eli Brewer all took one-sided wins in singles action… Waldron and Anders Orr also teamed up to take a win as the #1 doubles team… Woodruff did take a win as their #2 doubles team won by forfeit… To see more information as to set scores in each match click here… The team is now 3-0 overall on the season and 2-0 in region play… The team is scheduled to be back on the courts this afternoon as they host Union County starting at 5:00 pm at CMS.
  • CHS Athletics Today:
    • JV and Varsity baseball host Broome (5:00 / 7:30)
    • JV and varsity softball host Chapman (5:00 / 7:00)
    • Tennis host Union County (5:00)

Laurens HS:

  • Softball: Woodruff 11 – Laurens 1… The Raider softball teams stepped out of region play yesterday as they traveled to Woodruff to take on the Wolverines… In varsity action, the Raiders fell 11-1 to the Wolverines in 6 innings… The Wolverines led 4-0 going into the bottom of the fifth inning where they put 5 more runs on the board and cruised to the win… In that crucial fifth inning the Wolverines got their 5 runs on just two hits with the big blow being a 3-run homer by Woodruff’s Mackenzie Caldwell… A couple of hit batters and an error also aided the Wolverines in that inning… The Raiders only score came in the top of the sixth inning when with 2 outs May Revis singled driving in Peyton Herring but Michaels smith was thrown out at the plate for the third out… Woodruff then scored 2 runs in the bottom of the inning to end the game on the 10-run rule… The Wolverines outhit the Raiders 10-7 and Peyton Herring and Kauree Munyan led the Raiders with 2 hits each… To see the box score and associated statistics on the game click here and to see the game’s scorebook click here… The Raiders are back in action today as the varsity team is back in action tonight as they travel to Greer HS for a 6:00 pm contest with the Yellow Jackets…. If yo plan on going you must but tickets ahead of time as no tickets are sold at the gate… To do that click here.
  • C-team Baseball: TL Hanna 6 – Laurens 5… The Raider baseball C-Team traveled to Anderson to take on the Yellow Jackets of TL Hanna HS… The Raiders led 5 -2 going into the bottom of the seventh inning where the Hanna plated 4 runs after two were out to take the comeback walk-off win by a score of 6-5… In the seventh inning pair of singles, a pair of walks and an error by the Raiders were how the Yellow Jackets scored the winning 4 runs in the inning… The Raiders had 6 hits in the game (Hanna had 7) with no Raider getting more than one hit… Ben Willis did have a triple while Ran Allen, Josh Goodwin and Zay Pulley all had doubles… To see the box score and associated statistics on the game click here… The Raiders fall to 6-3 on the season.
  • Boys Soccer: Greer 5 – Laurens 1… The Raider boys’ soccer team fell to the Greer Yellow Jackets last night at home by a score of 5-1… The Raiders only goal came in the second half and was scored by Nick Verdin with an assist by Levi Perry… Douglas Velasquez had 5 saves in goal for the Raiders…. The team is scheduled to host the Dixie Hornets tomorrow at 7:30…. No word yet on how the girls’ soccer team did.
  • Raider Golf Team Finishes Second Saturday… The Raider golf team was able to travel to Stoney Point last Saturday to participate in a 3-way match with Greenwood and Greer… Due to the rain Friday the course was wet but the golfers “muddled through”… Greenwood finished first shooting a 158, the Raiders second with a 195 just edging out Greer who finished with a 195… Colin Harlan led the Raiders with a 44… Caleb Letson shot a 47 (his personal best), Jason Rogers 48 and Preston Mahon 55.

Laurens Academy:

  • LA Athletics Today
    • MS and varsity baseball at Richard Winn (4:00 / 6:00)
    • Softball at WW King (5:00)

Broadcast Schedule: all of the following are weather and COVID dependent and are varsity games

  • Tuesday, 3-30-21, Baseball Greer at Laurens, 6:30
  • Thursday, 4-1-21, Baseball Clinton at Laurens, 6:00

Local Sports Schedule: All schedules subject to change right up to game time due to COVID 19

  • School District 55: To see the sports schedule for this week at LDHS, click here.
  • School District 56:  To see the sports schedule for this week at CHS and CMS, click here
  • Laurens Academy: To see the baseball schedules click here and to see the softball schedule click here.
  • PC Sports Calendar… To see the PC athletics sports calendar click here.

Ticket Information

  • Clinton HS… Clinton HS has released information and guidelines concerning fan attendance at all home athletic contest this spring…  To see their press release concerning this click here… One of the things mentioned is the option to buy season tickets for each individual spring sport and the fact that tickets must be bought online ahead of time and that  no tickets will be sold at the gate.  To purchase tickets for home contest at Clinton HS click here.
  • LDHS… Laurens District 55 HS has released information and guidelines concerning fan attendance at all home athletic contest this spring… To see their press release concerning this click here… One item in the release is that tickets must be purchased ahead of time online and will not be sold at the gate… To purchase tickets for home contest at LDHS click here.
  • LDHS Baseball Season Passes Available… Recently it was announced that season passes of various types are available for those wishing to attend the regular season home games of the various Raider baseball teams… For more information about this click here.


General College Notes:

Men’s Basketball… For more information on any specific game(s) mentioned below, click on the score at the beginning

  • NCAA Men’s March Madness… For information about the NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship, just click here to go to the NCAA website where you will most likely find out anything you want to know about the tournament including the brackets… By the way the Clemson Tigers are in the field… Let the fun begin!!

Women’s Basketball… For more information on any specific game(s) mentioned below, click on the score at the beginning

  • NCAA Women’s March Madness… For information about the NCAA Women’s Basketball Championship, just click here to go to the NCAA website where you will most likely find out anything you want to know about the tournament including the brackets.

DI College Baseball… For more information on any specific game(s) mentioned below, click on the score at the beginning

  • DI Baseball Scores… To see the latest DI baseball scores click here…. You can sort by conference when you get there.
  • DI Rankings… To see the latest DI baseball rankings click here.

DI College Softball… For more information on any specific game(s) mentioned below, click on the score at the beginning

  • DI Baseball Scores… To see the latest DI softball scores click here…. You can sort by conference when you get there.
  • DI Rankings… To see the latest DI softball rankings click here.

FCS College Football… For more information on any specific game(s) mentioned below, click on the score at the beginning

  • FCS Football Scores… To see the latest FCS football scores click here…. You can sort by conference when you get there.
  • FCS Rankings… To see the latest FCS football rankings click here.


Pro Sports: For more information on the game(s) below, click on the score at the beginning.

NBA

  • Scores… To go to the NBA website where they list the most recent scores click here and you can also find the box score for the games there also.
  • Schedule… To see the upcoming NBA schedule and TV availability if at click here.
  • Standings… To see the current NBA standings click here.

NASCAR

  • NASCAR Schedule and Results… If you click here it will carry you to the NASCAR website where the Cup Series schedule and results are posted… Once you get there if you look near the top of the page you can change to the Xfinity schedule and results or the Camping World Truck Series schedule and results by clicking on the appropriate icon.
  • Driver Standings… If you click here it will carry you to the NASCAR website where the Cup Series driver standings are posted… Once you get there if you look near the top of the page you can change to the Xfinity driver standings or the Camping World Truck Series driver standings by clicking on the appropriate icon.
  • NASCAR TV Schedule… Now for those of you who like to watch the various NASCAR events, replays and other programing on TV, click here to go to the NASCAR website where this week’s TV schedule is posted.


This and That

  • Spring Soccer Registration Now Open at Lauren YMCA… Youth soccer registration is now open at the Lauren Family YMCA which is part of the Lakelands YMCA System… Registration is open until April 11th for youth ages 3-15 for the league which will begin play on April 19th… The cost is $50 for Y members and $60 for non-members… Scholarships are available…For more information contact Haley Garrison at 864-984-2626 or email her at hgarrison@lakelandsymca.org

 

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