Local Sports Results:
- CHS 4 – Chapman 3… The JV baseball team at Clinton had their first home game last night and it took them 8 innings to do it but they defeated the Chapman Panthers 4-3… Coach Mike Turner said he his team competed well last night that was a great game played by both teams… For the Red Devils, Brayden Gibbs went 2-4, Tyler Kelly 2-5 and Tristan Smaltz 2-3… Smaltz was the starting pitcher going 5⅓ innings but Gibbs picked up the win in relief…. The team will be back in action tonight as they host Woodruff at 6:00 pm.
- Update on CHS softball win over Whitmire Monday… Yesterday I told you that the CHS softball team took a 14-6 win over Whitmire at home on Monday but that I did not have any details on the game… Well I do now… On offense the team had 12 hits and was led by Brittany Templeton who went 3 for 4 with a walk and Brittany Wright who went 3 for 5 with a homer and 5 RBIs… Jessica Wood pitched 4 innings getting the win while giving up only 2 hits while striking out 9 & walking 3… Kayleigh Pitts also saw pitching duty and giving up 3 hits while walking 4 and struck out 2… The Lady Red Devils will travel to Whitmire today for a JV / Varsity rematch starting at 5:00 / 7:00.
- SB: LDHS 10 – GHS 7… The Lady Raider softball team opened their season at home last night and they took a 10-7 win over the Lady Eagles of Greenwood… Laurens had an 8-0 lead going into the 5th inning when Greenwood managed to get their first run… The Raiders then led 10-1 going into the top of the 7th inning but the Greenwood bats suddenly came alive and that coupled with a couple of Raider miscues allowed them to put 6 runs on the board before Laurens finally got the third out to end the game 10-7…Maria Williamson led the Raiders on offense going 3 for 4 with 2 RBIs… Tara Bond went 2 for 3 and Elizabeth Carman 2 for 2 with a homerun… Allison Foreback picked up the complete game win giving up 13 hits while striking out 7 and walking none…. Click on the following for more game statistics: 14-3-11_SB_LDHS-Gwd_stats Click on the following for the game scorecard. 14-3-11_SB_LDHS-Gwd_scorecard
- JV SB: Laurens 16 – Greenwood 0
- BB: LDHS 4 – Greenwood 3… The baseball team also faced Greenwood last night but it was down in Greenwood… Good news here as the Raiders took a 4-3 win in their first region game…. The Raiders had 4 players collecting multiple hits on the night… They were Thomas Jones 3-4 with a double, Grayson Bailes 2-2 with an RBI, Hammer walker 2-4 and Cody Smiley 2-3 with a double and an RBI… Tanner Adair picked up the win going 4⅔ innings with Kevin Dean finished the game in relieve and picked up his 2nd save of the season…. The Raiders will host Hillcrest Friday night at Ed Prescott Field
- JV BB: Laurens 6 – Greenwood 0… In the JV game before the varsity, the Raiders took a 6-0 win over the Eagles… Morgan French, Cade Patterson & Nick Powell all collected key hits for the Raiders… Kendevron Stenhouse picked up the win pitching 5 innings and allowed just 2 hits… Matt Holcombe allowed no hits in 1 inning of relief… They also will face Hillcrest Friday afternoon
- BB: Crusaders 5 – Anderson 4 in 8 innings… The Laurens Academy Crusaders’ Josh Urwick executed a suicide squeeze in the 8th inning scoring Ryan Holmes to give the Crusaders a 5-4 win over Anderson Home School… Urwick had 2 hits and 2 RBIs for LA… Caleb Greene picked up the win pitching the last 3⅓ innings in relief giving up a run on 2 hits while striking out 6 & walking 3.
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