Sports Report for Monday, 4-19-2021

Local Notes:

Clinton HS:

  • Baseball: Emerald 12 – Clinton 10… The Red Devil baseball team traveled down to Greenwood to take on the Emerald Vikings last Friday… As you may recall the Red Devils defeated the Vikings 11-1 at home last Tuesday… In Friday’s game, the Red Devils led 8-1 going into the bottom of the fourth inning where the Vikings put 5 runs on the board and then added another 6 runs in the bottom of the fifth to go up 12-8… The Red Devils did keep up the fight as they plated 2 runs in the top of the seventh inning but could get no closer as the Vikings took a 12-10 win… The Red Devils actually outhit the Vikings 13-11 (all singles for both teams) but they also committed 5 errors a couple of which aided the Viking scoring especially in the fifth inning… Kimon Quarles led the Red Devils at the plate going 3 for 4 with 3 RBIs and scoring twice… Davis Wilson, Jaylin Alexander and Davidson Pitts each had 2 hits in the game… To see the box score and associated statistics on the game click here…  NOTE: I mentioned to you that Clinton took an 11-1 win over the Vikings at home last Tuesday… When I reported that to you last Wednesday I did not have any “official” statistics on the game… Well I do now and if you want to see the box score for that game click here… The team is now 9-5 on the season and 4-1 in region play… They will be back in action tomorrow when they host the Woodruff Wolverines in JV-Varsity action starting at 5:00 pm.
  • JV Baseball: Clinton 14 – Emerald 4 (5)… Now the news is better for Red Devil fans where the JV team is concerned as the Red Devils took a 14-4 win in JV action last Friday in 5 innings… Simply put the Red Devils outhit the Vikings 12-3 with Zane McLendon going 4 for 4 with 4 RBIs and scoring 3 times to lead the Red Devil offense… Freddie Lopez and G. Satterfield also had 2 hits in the game… To see the box score and associated statistics on the game click here…  The team is now 11-1 on the season and 5-0 in region play.
  • Softball: Chapman 13 – Clinton 1… The softball teams were in action last Friday as they traveled to Chapman to take on the Panthers in region action… I don’t have any “official” information to pass on other than what I found on the Chapman Game Changer scoring of the game… It says that in varsity action the Panthers took a 13-1 win over the Red Devils in 5 innings… It looks like the Panthers outhit the Red Devils 11-2 with Mackenzie Taylor and Haleigh Gambrell getting a hit each for the Red Devils… If I get any “official” stats from Coach Caughman I’ll be sure to pass them on… The team will be back in action tomorrow as they travel to Emerald HS to take on the Vikings at 6:00 pm… According to the CHS Athletic Website, there will be no JV game tomorrow.

Laurens HS:

  • C-Team Baseball: Laurens 8 – Abbeville 3… The Laurens Raider baseball C-Team was in action on Saturday as they hosted the Abbeville Panther C-Team in a doubleheader of baseball at Ed Prescott Field… In the first game the Raiders outhit the Panthers 6-2 as they took an 8-3 win over the Panthers… The Panthers scored a single run in the top of the first inning and the Raiders responded scoring a pair of runs in the bottom of the inning… A bases loaded ground out brought one run in and the other came in on a RBI single by Preston Dixon… The Raider broke the game open scoring 4 runs in the bottom of the second inning after 2 singles loaded the bases and then Jireh Brown and Coleman Coker both drew a walks to bring in 2 runs… A fielder’s choice then scored another run and Landon Trevino drew a bases loaded walk to score the fourth run… The Raiders last two runs came in the bottom of the third inning when a Panther error and passed ball allowed runners to score… Abbeville got their last two runs in the top of the fifth… Josh Goodwin was the only Raider to get more than 1 hit as he went 2 for 3… … To see the box score and associated statistics on the game click here.
  • C-Team Baseball: Laurens 12 – Abbeville 3… The news is equally good in the second game as the Raiders took a 12-3 win… The Raiders scored 6 runs in the first and 6 in the third as they outhit the Panthers 10-2 taking the win in 4 innings… All of the Raider runs in the first inning were scored after 2 were out and RBI singles by P Dixon, J Williams, L Trevino, J Goodwin and an RBI double by C Coker drove in those 6 runs… In the third inning the Raiders scored their 6 runs on a RBI double by Ben Willis, a RBI single by Landon Trevino and a couple of Panther errors… Preston Dixon and Landon Trevino were the only Raiders with more than one hit as they each had 2 hits… To see the box score and associated statistics on the game click here.

Laurens Academy:

  • Baseball: LA 11 – Newberry 4… The Laurens Academy varsity baseball team boarded the bus last Friday and traveled down to Newberry Academy to take on the Eagles… Good news for Crusader fans as they came home with an 11-4 win over the Eagles… The Crusaders actually trailed 4-3 going into the top of the fourth inning where they put 4 runs on the board and added 4 more in the seventh to take an 11-4 win… The Crusaders scored 2 runs in the first inning when Brett Young walked and was later driven in on an RBI double by Judson Watkins… Watkins would later score on a wild pitch with the bases loaded… Newberry then plated 3 runs in the bottom of the first to go up 3-2… Thomas Lowry led off the third inning with a single and later scored from third when Jonas Smith grounded out… Newberry responded plating 2 runs in the bottom of the inning to go up 4-3… In the fourth inning Watkins had a single that drove in 2 more runs… He and Thomas Lowry who also singled in the inning would later score on an Eagle error making it 7-4 Crusaders… The Crusaders final 4 runs came in the top of the seventh on a RBI single by Lowry, a passed ball, and a 2-RBI single by Watkins… The Crusaders outhit the Eagles 11-6 with Lowry getting 3 of the Crusader hits while Brett Young and Judson Watkins each had 2 hits… Lowry also picked up the win working 6 innings giving up the 4 runs (only 2 of which were earned) on 6 hits while striking out 3 and walking 4… One of the hits he gave up was a homer… To see the box score and associated statistics on the game click here… The team is now 8-9 on the season and according to the schedule I have will be hosting Wardlaw Academy tomorrow at 6:00 pm.

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

  • Tuesday, 4-20-21, Baseball host Eastside, 7:30
  • Wednesday, 4-21-21, Baseball host Westside, 7:30
  • Friday, 4-23-21, Softball host Eastside, 7:00

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.


General College Notes:

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.

Major League Baseball

  • Braves… To see the schedule for the Atlanta Braves and recent scores click here.
  • Scores and Schedules… To see the latest scores and daily schedule for all of MLB click here.
  • Standings… To check on the division standings for all of MLB click here.

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.


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