With two on and no outs in the 10th, TJ Richardson reached on a bunt single and on the play an errant throw by the pitcher allowed Glen Casaceli to score from second to give Presbyterian College the 2-1 walk-off victory in the series finale against Gardner-Webb on Sunday afternoon at the PC Baseball Complex. The Blue Hose now stand at 23-23 overall and 11-7 in Big South play, while Gardner-Webb drops to 22-21 overall and 9-9 in the Big South.
The Laurens Lady Raiders suffered their first loss in the 5A district playoffs on Saturday but it was not one without controversy.
In the span of less than 24 hours, the Laurens Raiders played 15 innings, scored 4 runs on six hits and picked up two losses to be eliminated from the 5A baseball playoffs.
The Laurens Raiders held the No. 1-ranked team in 5A scoreless until the bottom of the seventh inning in a 1-0 loss to the Boiling Springs Bulldogs on Friday night in Boiling Springs.
Rachel Delio allowed two hits and struck out four to lead the Laurens Lady Raiders to a 2-0 win over the Westside Lady Rams in the opening round of the 5A district playoffs on Thursday night at LDHS.
Winning has become a driving force in all sports today - often accompanied by a win-at-all-cost mentality. I have witnessed parents and fans yell things at umpires and other participants that would make the devil blush.
The Laurens Raiders opened the 5A district baseball playoffs with a 4-2 win over the T.L. Hanna Yellow Jackets on Tuesday night at Ed Prescott Field.
The Laurens Lady Raiders swept Wade Hampton in a doubleheader on Tuesday night to capture their fourth consecutive region championship and fifth title in seven years.
Local high school sports results from Tuesday, April 25:
Saturday night brought the fourth weekend of Laurens County Speedway racing season to the Darlington of Dirt, and the Front-Wheel Drive Division found itself in the marquee position with a $1,000-to-win main event and 17 drivers who took part in the main event.