Local Sports Results:
- Signing: Yesterday CHS senior Keiron Murphy signed a letter of intent to continue his education at Limestone College in Gaffney and play football while there… If you check the Between the Lines on our homepage you will find a posting with a short video interview done with him after the signing.
Laurens Academy: The Crusaders were in second round action of the SCISA Region 2A basketball tournament at Newberry College last night.
- Girls: Newberry Academy 36 – LA 21… The Lady Crusaders took faced off against the Lady Patriots of Newberry Academy last in 2nd round action… The Lady patriots had defeated the lady Crusaders twice in the regular season and they say it is hard to beat a team 3 times in a row but the lady Patriots managed to do that as they took a 36-21 win ending the Lady Crusaders season…. The Lady Crusaders led up until just before halftime when Newberry scored to make it 18-16 Newberry at the half… The 3rd quarter is where Newberry forged further ahead and the Crusaders just could not catch up… Kayla Mitchell led the Lady Crusaders with 10 points… Taylor Williamson had 5, Savannah Mitchell 4 and Caroline Verdin 2… The Lady Crusaders end up 15-12 on the season.
- Boys: LA 59 – Wardlaw 31… Now it was better news in the boys contest as the Crusaders took a 59-31 and will advance to the region championship game tonight…. Chase Brewington had 28 points and Matthew Urwick 18 to lead the Crusaders… The Region Championship game will be tonight at Glenn Forest in Columbia and they will face the tough Newberry Academy Patriots… The tip-off is scheduled for 8:00 pm… Good luck to the Crusaders!
College Baseball Notes: The College baseball season started off last weekend so let’s briefly review how some of the schools did
- Clemson… The Tigers opened their season last Friday with a 5-6 loss in 10 innings to Eastern Michigan… However they rebounded on Sat. & Sun. taking 5-3 & 9-7 wins… They will host a 3 game series with Maine starting this Friday.
- South Carolina… The Gamecocks opened their season with a 3 game sweep of Bucknell on Saturday & Sunday… The scores were 17-4, 12-2 and 12-0…
- PC… The Blue Hose opened their season on Sunday with a doubleheader as they hosted Savannah State.. PC swept the doubleheader taking the 2 wins by scores of 9-5 & 4-0
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