Sports Report for Wednesday, 4-21-2021

Local Notes:

Clinton HS:

  • Baseball: Clinton 6 – Woodruff 1… This game took place at CHS and I am sorry but at this time I do not have any details on it… If I get some I will be sure to pass them along.
  • JV Baseball: Clinton 8 – Woodruff 1…Now in JV action prior to the varsity. Clinton took an 8-1 win over the Wolverines… Clinton simply outhit Woodruff 9-3 and benefitted for 5 woodruff errors… Four Red Devil players had 2 hits each and two of them were Chase Ashley and Zane McClendon who both had doubles… To see the box score and associated statistics on the game click here.
  • Softball… No results reported to me… If you see Coach Caughman ask him to please get them to me.
  • Tennis: Clinton 6 – Emerald 0… Monday the Red Devil boys’ tennis team traveled to Emerald and came home with a 6-0 win over the Vikings… For more information on this match click here.
  • Golf: Woodruff 143 – Clinton 194… The golf team was also in action on Monday as they traveled to Woodruff to take on the Wolverines… Unfortunately I have to report that the Wolverines took a 143-194 win over the Red Devils… For more information about this match click here.
  • Girls Soccer: Chapman 2 – Clinton 0… The girls’ soccer team was also in action yesterday and I hate to have to report they fell to the Chapman Panthers 2-0 at Chapman… For comments from Coach Benson about the match click here.

Laurens HS:

  • Baseball: Laurens 6 – Eastside 1… The Raider varsity baseball team hosted the region leading Eastside Eagles last night at Ed Prescott Field… The Eagles came into the game with a 5-0 region record while the Raiders came in with a 2-2 region record… The Eagles got on the board first plating a run in the first inning but that would be all they scored as the Raiders scored 3 in the bottom of the first and then went on to take a 6-1 win…A sacrifice fly by Zack Faulkner, a RBI single by Sulli Pinson and an Eastside error were the main reasons the Raiders scored their 3 runs in the first inning… Faulkner and Jackson Martin both got hits in the fifth inning and scored on a throwing error by the Eagles…The Raiders last run came in the sixth inning when Zak Rice had an RBI double… Sulli Pinson made a great diving catch in the top of the seventh inning for the second out and then threw back to second to retire the Eagle runner who could not get back in time… The Raiders outhit the Eagles 8-3 and Jackson Martin was the only Raider with more than one hit as he went 2 for 3 with an RBI… Jackson Edwards picked up the complete game win giving up the 1 earned run on 3 hits while striking out 7 and walking 2… To see the box score and associated statistics on the game click here and to see the game’s scorebook click here… The Raiders will be back in action today as they host the Westside Rams in a JV-Varsity doubleheader starting at 5:00 pm and we do plan on brining you the varsity game starting about 7:30 here on Real Radio WLBG and streaming live on the internet at WLBG.com.
  • JV Baseball: Laurens 7 – Eastside 1… In JV action the Raiders were also victorious as they won 7-1… The box score shows each team had just 3 hits and the Raiders were aided by 4 Eagle errors and a wild pitch or two to go along with a hit batter two… To see the box score and associated statistics on the game click here and to see the game’s scorebook click here.
  • Softball: Laurens 20 – Eastside 7 (5)… While the Raider baseball team was handling the Eagles at home the varsity softball team was doing the same thing up at Eastside as they defeated the Eagles 20-7… Eastside led 7-4 going into the top of the third inning where the Raiders plated 10 runs and then went on to take a 20-7 win… The Raiders had 10 hits and were led at the plate by Michaela Smith, Carly Edwards, May Revis and Alyssa Rowe who each had 2 hits with one of Edward’s being a double and one of Rowe’s being a triple… Michaela Smith and Jaci Ashmore each had 3 RBIs in the game and Bri Posey had 2… To see the box score and associated statistics on the game click here and to see the game’s scorebook click here…  The team is back in action tonight as they travel to Hillcrest to take on the powerful Rams in a JV-Varsity doubleheader starting at 5:00 pm.


Laurens Academy:

  • Baseball: LA 12 – Wardlaw 2 (6)… The Laurens Academy Crusader baseball team hosted the Patriots of Wardlaw Academy last night… Good news for Crusader fans as they took a 12-2 win over the Patriots in 6 innings… They scored a single run in the first inning and then broke the game open in the second inning where they put 6 runs on the board and then cruised to the win in 6 innings… In the first inning he Crusaders put one run on the board on a RBI single by Judson Watkins… In the big second inning Cal Robertson and Jared Willard both had RBI singles while Thomas Lowry had an RBI double… The Crusaders plated 2 more runs in the third and again Cal Robertson and Thomas Lowy both had RBI singles… In the fifth inning the Crusaders scored two more runs when Judson Watkins and Jordan Hudson both drew back-to-back bases loaded walks… The final Crusader scored in the sixth inning when Thomas Lowry was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded forcing in the run that gave the Crusaders a 10 run lead and the game… The Crusaders had only 7 hits (the Patriots had 4) and Cal Robertson went 3 for 3 with 2 walks and 2 RBIs to lead the Crusaders… By the way he also picked up the complete game win giving up the 2 unearned runs on 4 hits while striking out 2 and walking 1… To see the box score and associated statistics on the game click here.
  • Softball: Greenwood Christian 10 – LA 1… The Crusader softball team hosted the Hawks of Greenwood Christian last night and the news is not as good as it was in the baseball game as the Hawks took a 10-1 win over the Crusaders… Putting it simply, the Hawks outhit the Crusaders 11-6 and were aided by 10 Crusader errors… The Crusaders lone run came in the first inning when Madison Low led the inning off with a single and later scored due to a Hawk error or two… The Crusaders did threaten in the fourth inning as they loaded the bases with one out but the next two Crusader batters struck out to end the threat… Madison Loe led the Crusaders at the plate as she went 3 for 3… To see the box score and associated statistics on the game click here and to see the game’s scorebook click here.

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

  • 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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