Sports Report for Tuesday, 5-11-2021

Local Notes:

Clinton HS:

  • Tennis Host Seneca… The Red Devil boys’ tennis team will be back in action today as they host the Seneca Bobcats for the Upper State Championship…  As you may recall I reported last Friday that the Red Devils defeated the Daniel Lions 4-2 last Thursday but I didn’t have any details on the match… Those details are now available and if you would like to see which Red Devils took wins in that match click here… Seneca reached today’s match by taking a 6-0 win over Powdersville last Thursday and a 6-0 win over Mid-Carolina in the opening round of the playoffs… It goes without saying that Coach Simmons and the team would love to see a big crowd of Red Devil fans at the tennis courts on the campus of CMS today to cheer them on… The match will start at 5:00 pm… The winner of today’s match will play the winner of the Waccamaw vs. Oceanside Collegiate for the State Championship this Saturday at 1:00 pm at the Florence Tennis Center…. Go Big Red!
  • Baseball Closes Out Regular Season…  The Red Devil varsity baseball team will close out their regular season at home tonight at 6:00 pm with a varsity only contest… They will be hosting the Blacksburg Wildcats.

Laurens HS:

  • Baseball: Brookland-Cayce 7 – Laurens 1… The Raider varsity baseball team closed out its season last night traveling down to the Columbia area to take on the Brookland-Cayce Bearcats… The Raiders jumped on the board quickly scoring a run in the top of the first inning where Mason Hamby was hit by a pitch and then moved to third on a double by Zac Rice… He then scored when Zach Faulkner ground out to the third baseman… Unfortunately that would be the only run the Raiders scored as Bearcats took a 7-1 win over the Raiders… The Bearcats outhit the Raiders 6-4 and were aided by 5 Raider errors, 5 hit batters and 6 walks… Thomas Willis was the only Raider to get more than one hit as he went 2 for 3 on the night… To see the game’s box score and some stats click here and to see how the runs were scored click here to see the game’s scorecard.
  • Region Track Meet Results… The Raider track teams traveled to Eastside HS to participate in the Region II-AAAA Championships last Saturday… The boys’ team did well as it finished third behind Eastside and Greenville… The news is not as good for the girls’ team as they finished last… To see how every team in the region finished both boys and girls and their team scores click here… To see the results for the Laurens teams in each of the events for both the girls and boys teams click here… Several of the Raiders earned the right to participate in the Upper State AAAA Qualifier this Saturday at York HS by finishing fourth or better in their event(s)
  • Boys
    • All-Region… Jayden McGowan was the only Raider to make the All-Region team by virtue of his winning both the 100 and 200 meter dash…
    •  Qualifiers for the Upper State are: Cayson Elledge (2nd 400 m dash), Luis Rios-Brena (4th 1600m run), Mark Hattaway (4th 110 m hurdles, (Ernesto Ramirez (4th 400 m hurdles), 4X400 m relay team finished 4th, 4X800 m relay team finished 4th, Jay Pulley (4th high jump), Tye Roberson (4th in long jump), David Anderson and Tyrone Garlington (2nd and 4th in discus), Davis Anderson (3rd in javelin) and both Tyrone Garlington and Davis Anderson (3rd and 4th in shot put)
  • Girls
    • Qualifier for the Upper State… Only one member of the Raider girls track team qualified for the Upper State and that was Jamaya Chappell who finished 4th in the 200 m dash.

Laurens Academy:


Broadcast Schedule: Below is a list of dates, times and teams that we plan on broadcasting live on Real Radio WLBG… And as usual you can hear it live on 860AM, 104.1 FM and the internet at www.wlbg.com… All of the following are weather and COVID dependent and are varsity games

  • Saturday, 5-15-21, Baseball Playoffs First Round, Laurens host Catawba Ridge, noon

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: All spring sports have finished their season.
  • 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 Playoffs Start 4-24-21… The spring FCS college football season is now nearing the end and the 16 teams that will make the D-I playoffs have been named and the brackets and schedules have also been released… If you want more information about that click here to go to the NCA website where all that information is available.


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.
  • Greenville Drive… To check on the schedule, results and other information for the Greenville Drive 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.


This and That

  • Athletic Physicals for CHS on Thursday, May 13… Dr. Nora pace recently announced that athletic physicals for all student-athletes who will be participating in sports in the 2021-2022 season will be offered on Thursday, May 13 at 4:30 pm in the main gym at CHS… These physicals are $25 each… Now for more information about this including a link to a form that you must have filled out before you come click here.

  

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