Sports Report for Tuesday, 4-20-2021

Local Notes:

Clinton HS:

  • Golf… Last Thursday the Red Devil golf team hosted Newberry and Mic-Carolina at Lakeside CC… The Mid-Carolina Rebels finished first shooting a 172 and their Luke Hammond was match medalist with a 39… Clinton finished second with shooting a 186 with Sophie Carles leading the team with a 42… Newberry finished third shooting 211 and if you want more details on this match including how the other Red Devils did, click here.
  • Boys Soccer: Union 2 – Clinton 0… last Friday the Red Devil boys’ soccer team traveled to Union County HS to take on the Yellow Jackets and I hate to have to report they fell to the Yellow Jackets 2-0… For comments from Coach Hammond click here.
  • Girls Soccer: Clinton 3 – Broome 1… Also last Friday the Red Devil girls’ soccer team was in action as they hosted the Broome Centurions… The news is better here as the Red Devils took a 3-1 win over the Centurions… Laurens Wargo scored two of Clinton’s goals and Riley Gowan the other… It was also senior Night as the Red Devils honored their three seniors Ella Cooper, Daniela Elizondo-Rios and Riley Gowan… For more information on this match and a picture of the 3 seniors click here.

Laurens HS:

  • JV Baseball: Laurens 8 – Clinton 7… Yesterday the Raider and Red Devil JV baseball teams squared off at Ed Prescott Field and the Raiders jumped out to an 8-2 lead at the end of three innings and then had to hold on as the Red Devils rallied put fell one short as the Raiders took an 8-7 win over the Red Devils… The Raiders scored 3 runs in the first inning with two of them coming in on a RBI single by Asher Goss and the other on a Red Devils error… The Red Devils got 2 of them back in the second inning without a hit as a couple of hit batters and a walk aided their cause… The Raiders then scored 3 more runs in the second as Hunter Nabors had a RBI double, scored on a bases loaded walk and the third run of the inning also scored on a bases loaded walk….. The Raiders picked up their last two runs in the third inning on RBI singles by Joshua Hughes and Owen Pridgen… Clinton scored 3 runs in the fourth inning on a couple of wild pitches after a Raider error and a couple of walks… The third run of the inning came when Zack Fortman was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded making the score 8-5 Raiders… The top of the fifth inning saw the Red Devils score again on a RBI double by Harrison Moore… The Red Devils last run came in the top of the seventh inning as the result of a Raider error… The Red Devils managed only 2 hits in the game with Harrison Moore getting one of them with a RBI double and RT Corley getting the other hit… The Raiders managed just 6 hits with Hunter Nabors and Owen Pridgen each getting 2 hits… One of Nabors’ was a double… Seth Hill picked up the win and Joshua Hughes the save… To see the box score and associated statistics on the game click here and to see the game’s scorebook click here… The Red Devils are now 11-2 on the season and the Raiders improve to 13-1 on the season.
  • C-Team Baseball: Laurens 11 – Ware Shoals 3… while the Raider JV baseball team was at home yesterday eh Raider baseball C-team boarded the bus to go over the Ware Shoals to take on the Hornets… Again there is good news for Raider fans as they came home with an 11-3 win over the Hornets… The two big innings for the Raiders were the second inning where they put 6 runs on the board and the seventh where they plated 4 more runs to ice the game… The Raiders outhit the Hornets 9 to 5 with Braden Yarborough being the only Raider to get more than one hit as he went 2 for 4 with a RBI… Coleman Coker had only 1 hit but it was an inside the park homer with a man on in the seventh inning… To see the box score and associated statistics on the game click here.

Laurens Academy:

  • MS Baseball: Greenwood Christian 7 – LA 5… The Laurens Academy Crusader middle school baseball team hosted the Hawks of Greenwood Christian yesterday in a doubleheader of baseball… In the first game the Hawks took a 7-5 win over the Crusaders even though the Crusaders outhit the Hawks 8-3…  The Hawks hits were well timed to go along with 8 walks issued by 3 Crusader pitchers… Hack Hardy, Ryland Paxton and Jared Willard each had 2 hits to lead the Crusader offense with one of Paxton’s being a double and one of Willard’s being a triple… To see the box score and associated statistics on the game click here.
  • MS Baseball: LA 7 – Greenwood Christian 2… In the second game, the news is better for Crusader fans as the Crusaders took a 7-2 win… Again the Crusaders outhit the Hawks this time 8-2 and the three Crusader pitchers did better as they only issued 2 walks… Jared Willard and Ethan Price each had 2 of the Crusaders 8 hits and Willard also had 2 RBIs… To see the box score and associated statistics on the game click here The team is now 3-4-1 on the season.
  • Schedule Note… The Crusader softball team will host Greenwood Christian today at 5:00 pm while the varsity baseball team will host Wardlaw at 5:00 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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