Local Sports Results:
- BB: CHS 4 – DHS 1… The Clinton baseball team had their game with Dreher moved up to yesterday to avoid the rain that is forecasted for today and good news as the Red Devils took a 4-1 win over the Blue Devils… The game was tied 1-1 going into the top of the 7th inning when Clinton put 3 runs on the board and held Dreher scoreless in their half of the 7th to take the win… In the decisive 7th inning, Peyton Spangler had a sacrifice bunt to score a run while Matt Craven & O’Kevius Conway both had singles to drive in runs… Craven & Conway each had 2 hits to account for 4 of Clinton’s 6 hits… Bradley Templeton picked up the complete game win giving up 5 hits and 1 earned run while striking out 6 and walking 3…. Coach Lee Atkinson said afterwards” We didn’t look great at the plate tonight, but the bottom line is: we got the job done!”… Click on the following for more game stats: 14-3-5_BB_CHS-Dreher The Red Devils are supposed to finish their participation in the Carolina Ale House Classic on Saturday with opponent, time and location to be announced by Friday.
- Radford 78 – PC 73… The Presbyterian College men’s basketball team outscored the Radford Highlanders 19-5, in the final five and a half minutes to cut a 15-point game to just one, but the rally fell just short as Radford used clutch free throw shooting to take the five-point, 78-73 yesterday afternoon in the opening game of the Big South Tournament in Conway… Jordan Downing scored 32 points to lead the Blue Hose in scoring and this was the 4th time this season he scored 30 or more… The Blue Hose end their season with a 6-26 record while Radford goes to 21-11 and will Play #2 seed UNC Ashville at 2:00 pm tomorrow…. By the way the Lady Blue Hose basketball team will be back in action today as they take on the #2 seeded Lady Flames of Liberty at 6:00 pm tonight.
- Carolina 4 – Stetson 1… Weber Pike’s two-out two-run single in the bottom of the seventh inning capped a four-run frame as top ranked South Carolina rallied for a 4-2 victory over Stetson on yesterday afternoon at Carolina Stadium… The #1 ranked Gamecocks improve to 12-0 on the on the season…. The Gamecocks will host Brown in a 3 game series this weekend starting at 7 pm on Friday.
- Baseball Rankings: In case you missed it earlier in the week, the 12-0 Gamecocks have climbed all the way to the #1 spot in 2 of the 4 major college baseball polls… In the USA Today Coaches’ Poll, Florida State, Virginia, Vanderbilt & Cal State Fullerton round out the top 5… Spots 6-10 are occupied by Oregon State, LSU, NC State, Oregon & Mississippi State… Clemson comes in as high 16 in one poll but 20 or below in others
Odds & Ends:
- Laurens YMCA Middle School Baseball… The Laurens YMCA Middle School Baseball League opened up their season on Tuesday night and in those 2 games the Wildcats & Raiders both took wins… Now if you would like to see more information about the league, teams, rosters and schedules check the Between the Lines on our homepage at www.wlbg.com or click on the following link: Laurens YMCA Middle School Baseball Info.
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