Local Sports Results:
- Clinton 42 – Woodruff 34… The CHS Red Devils secured an opening round home game in Class AAA playoff action this coming Friday night with a 42-34 win over the Woodruff Wolverines… Clinton’s offense turned the ball over on the Woodruff 2-yard line in the opening drive of the game but made very few mistakes after that as it rolled up 438 yards of total offense. Shakeam Dowdy had a 2-yard TD run and Landon Allison completed a 13 yard scoring pass to Ken Drummond to put the Red Devils up 14-6 at the half… Woodruff took the lead in the 3rd quarter going up 21-14 but Clinton scored the 21 points to take the lead for good… During that time, Breshaud Parks scored on a 2-yard run, Matthias Williams carried it in from 6 yards out and Dowdy picked up his second of 3 TDs on the night on a 22 yard run… Woodruff scored again in the 4th period making it 35-27 Red Devils.. The Red Devils recovered the onside kick and then went 52 yards with Dowdy scoring from the 7 to make it 42-27… After Woodruff scored again the Red Devils ran out the clock for the win… Clinton had 2 running backs with over 100 yards in the game as Dowdy wound up with 165 yards in 29 attempts and Williams has 109 yards in 10 attempts… Landon Allison was 5-5 for 95 yards with 1 TD and no interceptions in the passing department for Clinton… Click on the following link for complete stats on the game: Woodruff at Clinton Stats 11012013 Clinton will host AC Flora next Friday night and I’ll have more about that as the week goes on.
- Laurens 43 – JL Mann 14… The Laurens Raiders scored on their first three possessions last Friday night and forced six Patriot turnovers as Laurens defeated JL Mann 43-14 last Friday night at KC Hannah Stadium… In the first period, Toby Jackson had a 9-yard TD run as well as completing 2 TD passes… One was for 6 yards to Chris McDowell and the other was for 24 yards to Hammer Walker… Chris McDowell also had an 18 yard TD run in the opening period… Laurens scoring slowed down a bit in the second quarter as they managed only a 23 yard field goal by Irvin Angeles to make the score 29-7 at the half… Laurens final scores came in the third period when Quin Suber scored from 2 yards out DQ Floyd added a 1 yard TD run in the period… Irvin Angeles was 3 for 4 in PAT kicks on the evening….JL Mann’s final score came in the 4th quarter against the Laurens second defense… The Laurens defense intercepted the Patriots quarterbacks 5 times in the game… Zed Anderson had 2 picks on the night while Quadre Smith, Ryan Hughes and Al Abrams each had a single interception…. Laurens had 426 yards of total offense to Mann’s 292… Chris McDowell lead the raiders rushing attack with 68 yards on 7 carries… Toby Jackson went 11-16 for 142 yards passing… He did have one interception but completed the 2 TD passes…. For complete game statistics, click on the following link:JL Mann at Laurens Stats 11-1-13 Laurens will complete the regular season this Friday night with a trip to Greenwood to face the eagles in a battle for second place in Region 1-AAAA… A home playoff game is also on the line.
- The LDHS Athletic Booster Club will meet tonight at the Joe R. Adair Outdoor Education center at 7:00 pm…. New members are always welcome.
Local Sports Schedule: None noted for today
This & That:
- Laurens County Touchdown Club… The next meeting of the Laurens County Touchdown Club will be Friday November 8th at Lakeside Country Club at noon… In addition to the local high school coaches recapping games from the last two weeks they will also bring their standout players from those games… Coach Harold Nichols of PC is also scheduled to be there also bringing players and recapping the recent Blue Hose games… The featured speaker will be Kyle Kallander, Commissioner of the Big South Conference… It is not too late to join the club… Call Marlene Owen at 833-2716 for more information.
- WPCC: Be sure to join Buddy, Jimmy, Jason and BJ at 6:45 Friday night as they get you ready for all the action from Wilder Stadium as the Red Devils will be hosting the AC Flora falcons in first round action in the Class-AAA playoffs…. A lot will be on the line as the Red Devils will shooting to extend their 4-game winning streak… Also, don’t forget to join them Saturday morning at 8:00 for the Saturday Morning Rewind Show live from Whitefords of Clinton… They will review all the local high school action from the night before and have one the CHS Red Devil coaches on hand to discuss Friday night’s game… They will also talk about college action on Saturday… Then stay tuned at 9:00 am for an encore presentation of the previous night’s game.
- WLBG: Be sure to join Coach Greg Lawson and Mike Hughes at the House of Pizza Tuesday night for the Coach Greg Lawson Show… The show will start at 7:30 and run until about 8:30… Join them as they talk about the last week’s game and the upcoming game as well as other topics.… The House of Pizza will have a couple of specials and one of them is 55₵ wings.… Remember that we do stream all local sporting events live on the internet at WLBG.com
- Internet rebroadcast of Laurens game… WLBG will also rebroadcast this Friday night’s game on Saturday morning at 7:00 am and again Sunday at 2:00 pm on the internet only… It will not be rebroadcast at 860 am on your radio… You must go to www.wlbg.com and click on the “Listen Live” link just under the top of page banner on the right side..
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