Sports Report for Thursday, 9-27-12

Real Radio 860 WLBG Sports Report:  9-27-12

Catching Up on Local sports:

  • The CHS cross country team participated in a 6-way meet yesterday @ Chapman.. The boys team finished 2nd behind a strong Landrum team. Landrum had a 29 while Clinton finished with a 54.. Other boys team scores were: Woodruff 80, Chapman 112, Broome 120,& Union 149.  (Remember, like golf low score wins)…. Now the girls’ team was not eligible to compete for placement as they only had 3 runners available… Click on the following for more match details & comments by Coach Atkinson: Clinton Participates in 6 Team Cross Country Meet: 9-26-12
  • Now back on Tuesday, the CHS tennis team traveled to Union and came away with a 7-0 win.. For details on this match, check out the posting at www.chsathletics.com .
  • The Lady Red Devil tennis team did not fare quite as well as they fell 4-3 to Christ Church.. Picking up wins for them were Gracie Waldron, Delayna Burroughs and the doubles team of Brooke Foster & Maggie O’Shields…Click on the following for more match details:  CLINTON HIGH TENNIS 9-26-12
  • Meanwhile at LDHS, The Lady Raider Golf Team Traveled to Ware Shoals in a non-region match and defeated the Lady Hornets 192-222.. Katie Patterson was match medalist with a 43.. See the Laurens Lady Raider Tennis posting in the Schedules section on our website.
  • There was also 1 middle school football game held yesterday.. The Laurens Middle School Tigers remained undefeated as they defeated Honea Path 34-6 LMS yesterday… The Tigers were led by DQ Floyd and Brayln McBeth who both had 2 TDs… Jalyn Walker also added a TD… The LMS Tigers now have a 3-0 record. 

In action at the Laurens County Speedway last Saturday night:

  • Late Model Series: Billy Rushton won the main event taking his 2nd points title in four seasons… Larry Timms was second, and Frankie Coates 3rd.
  • Hobby: Dan Lawson took the checkered flag in the main event… Clark Smith and Bruce Bishop rounded out the top three.
  • Super Stock 4: Kevin Cooper, Scott Nelson and Michael Simmons where the top 3 finishers in that order.
  • The Limited Late-Model: Mac Owens finished 1st ahead of Brad Rachels and Danny Howell.
  • Front Wheel Drive: Bill Baker finished 1st with Travis Jamison coming in 2nd & Megan Templeton 3rd. 

Pros:

  • Atlanta Braves: the Braves picked up their 4th win in a row as they defeated the Marlins 3-0 last night down in Atlanta… Martín Prado led the Braves going 2 for 4 with a solo homer… The Braves and Marlins finished their series in Atlanta tonight. 

Broadcast Reminders:

  • Now in a broadcast reminder, I’ll be bringing you the Gray Court-Owens vs. Bell Street White middle school football game live from Wilder Stadium in Clinton this afternoon… For those of you over the Clinton area, remember we do stream live @WLBG.com…  Join in just a few minutes before five as I bring you all the action live. 

The local sports schedule for today includes: 

Middle school Football: all games start @ 5:00 pm

  • Hickory Tavern @ Belton
  • Bell Street Red @ Sanders
  • Gray Court-Owens @ Bell Street White: game to be broadcast on real Radio 860 WLBG 

For CHS:

  • 9th FB vs Strom Thurmond     6:30
  • JV FB at Broome          7:00
  • JV/Varsity VB vs. Chapman    5:30/7:00
  • Tennis vs. Chapman  4:30 

For LDHS:

  • Girls golf versus TL Hanna @ Cobb Glenn CC  4:30
  • Girls tennis host Greenwood @ Laurens City Courts  5 PM
  • JV/varsity volleyball host Greenwood  5:30/7:30
  • 9th grade/JV football @ Woodmont  5:30/7:30 

For Laurens Acad.:

  • Varsity Volleyball @ Spartanburg Day            6:00 

If you have any comments, suggestions, or want to reports scores, please contact me via email at: sports@wlbg.com or text me at 864-981-3470.