T&D Region sports

2014-04-11T00:15:00Z T&D Region sportsT&D Staff reports The Times and Democrat
April 11, 2014 12:15 am  • 


Calhoun Academy 4, Holly Hill Academy 3

HOLLY HILL — Wyatt Rucker was the winning pitcher for the Cavaliers. He had four strikeouts and gave up four hits in the win.

Leading the offense for CA was Will Spiers with three hits including a double. Rucker also had two hits including a double and three RBIs.

Calhoun Academy (8-4, 6-1) will travel to Columbia to face Providence Athletic Club at 6:30 p.m. on Monday.

Hanahan 13, Orangeburg-Wilkinson 3

HANAHAN — Austin Bradley suffered the loss in the contest for O-W.

Offensively, Bradley was 2-2 with two RBIs to lead the Bruins. Cintrel Stokes was 2-3 in the loss while Azende Dixon and Rodney Goldsmith each went 1-3 with a run scored.

O-W (4-8, 2-6) will return to action on April 21 at home against Berkeley.

Orangeburg Christian 3, North Walterboro 2

Jarrett Looper pitched five innings and recorded 7 strikeouts to lift OCA to victory.

He also lead at the plate going 2-3 with two home runs and three RBIs. John Hunte was 1-3.

OCA (7-3, 4-0) will travel to Step of Faith today.

Orangeburg Prep 7, Bamberg-Ehrhardt 4

Garrick Ardis went 2-4 with an RBI, Calder West had a two-run hit and Reeves Connelly and Charlie Sutcliff both drove in runs for the Indians Thursday.

Hunter Anderson picked up the win for OPS (6-8), who return to action Wednesday in Branchville.

Perry Fleming had a two-run single and Robert Kirkland and Anthony Chandler both drove in runs for B-E which will participate in a Spring Break tournament at Pelion High School. The Red Raiders will face Swansea at 5 p.m. Saturday.

Branchville 11, Allendale-Fairfax 1

(6 innings)

BRANCHVILLE — Dalton Ethridge struck out 12 batters, Harte Blankenship went 4-4 with four RBI, including a home run, and Josh Whisenhunt and Sean Bernstel both drove in two runs for the Yellow Jackets Thursday.

Branchville (11-3, 8-0) returns to action Wednesday at home for a doubleheader against Orangeburg Prep.

Orangeburg-Wilkinson 12, Stall 7

Orangeburg-Wilkinson 20, Stall 10 (Final/4)


Jose’ Morrero was the winning pitcher with six strikeouts for the Bruins in Game 1.

Cintrel Stokes led O-W with a 3-3 effort offensively while Christopher Simmons was 2-3 at the plate in Wednesday’s victory. Jarrett Haygood finished the day 2-2.

In Game 2, Simmons struck out four on his way to securing the win for O-W.

Simmons also went 3-3 in the second game while Deandre Green was 2-2 in the second game.


Branchville 21, Allendale-Fairfax 2

BRANCHVILLE — Jessie Funchess struck out eight and allowed one hit and Micaela Ecklar and Nikki Kilgus both went 4-4 with a combined three home runs to lead the Lady Yellow Jackets Thursday.

The victory clinched the Region 5-A title for Branchville (10-3, 10-0), who return to action April 22 at Wagener-Salley.


Blackville-Hilda 2, Branchville 1 (OT)

BRANCHVILLE — Corey Hampton scored on an assist from Kyle Jenda for the Yellow Jackets’ lone goal in Thursday’s loss to the defending Class A Lower State champions.

Branchville (4-7) returns to action April 22 at Fox Creek for a doubleheader.

Bamberg-Ehrhardt 2, Calhoun County 1

BAMBERG — Wil Gilland and Justin Verner had a goal and Ethan Kemp had 10 saves to lead the Red Raiders Thursday.

Kemp was assisted on defense by Matt Maxwell, Sam Lucas, Lance Jennings and Malcolm Stroman.

B-E (7-3) will take its spring break and resume play April 22 at Barnwell at 7 p.m.


Indians third in final region match of season

SUMTER — The Indians placed third in a four-team match Thursday at Sunset Country Club.

OPS (12-14, 5-7) finished third in the final Region 2-AAA standings behind Wilson Hall and Florence Christian School. It next faces Bamberg-Ehrhardt on April 23 at the Paw Paw Country Club in Bamberg.


Jackson Miller (42), Fielding Blanchard (45), Jayke Wannamaker and Will Reynolds (both with 47), Gil Rutland (48) and Carter Chandler (58)


Holly Hill Academy 7, Calhoun Academy 3

HOLLY HILL — Calhoun (5-4) hosts Northside today at 4 p.m.


Orangeburg Prep 11, Clarendon Hall 5

Orangeburg Prep 1, Clarendon Hall 0

SUMMERTON — In Game 1, Kaylee Schurlknight was the winning pitcher with four strikeouts.

Leading hitters were Abby Montgomery (3-5) with a triple, Jojo Wolfe (2-3) and Marlee Robinson (1-2). Marlee Robinson was the winning pitcher in Game 2 with five strikeouts while giving up only one hit. Montgomery led the offense again going 2-3 with a double and Wolfe was 1-3. Bailey Livingston with cited for her defensive efforts in both games.

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