High school roundup: Rock Hill Bearcats pull away for 14-4 baseball win at Lancaster

Staff ReportsMarch 31, 2014 

The Rock Hill Bearcats scored four runs in the fourth and five more in the fifth to pull away and defeat the Lancaster Bruins 14-4 in a Region 3-AAAA contest at Lancaster.

Brandon Banks' grand slam home run broke open a 3-3 game in the fourth inning. The Bearcats pushed five more runs across in the fifth to all but seal the victory. Caleb Hamilton, Watts Chase and Will Reid had three hits each to lead the Bearcats' 14 hit attack.

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SOFTBALL

Northwestern 1, Nation Ford 0: Brooke Foster’s triple scored LaBresha Whitlock for the only run of the game as the Northwestern Trojans edged the Nation Ford Falcons 1-0 in a Region 3-AAAA encounter at Nation Ford.

Kori Wancheck picked up her ninth win of the year with a complete game. She allowed only three hits and struck out 12.

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Kori Wancheck and Rachel Marion; Brooke McCurry and Carolyn Thompson. WP - Wancheck. LP - McCurry. 2B - Marion (2) (N). 3B - Brooke Foster (N).

Leading hitters: Northwestern - Marion 2-3, Delia Fields 1-2; Nation Ford - Chanel Turner 1-2, Darby Trull 1-3.

Records: Northwestern 9-0, 6-0 in Region 3-AAAA; Nation Ford 8-7, 4-2 in Region 3-AAAA

Rock Hill 13, South Pointe 3

BOYS’ GOLF

Clover 164, York 177: Andrew White carded a 38 to claim medalist honors and lead the Clover Blue Eagles to a win over the York Cougars in a Region 3-AAAA match at Spring Lake Golf Club in York.

Clover - Andrew White 38, Quinn Smith 39, Will Vowell 44, Harrison Parrish 45.

York - Austin Hall 42, Chandler Sain 42, Tucker Laney 45, Tyler Ellis 48.

Records: Clover 5-0, York 1-7

South Pointe 164, Fort Mill 164: The South Pointe Stallions won a playoff to defeat the Fort Mill Yellow Jackets after the teams tied 164-164 in a Region 3-AAAA matchup at Fort Mill Golf Club.

Fort Mill - Shuler Cotton 38 (medalist), Graham Carter 41, Cory Brooks 41, Ryan Seco 44.

South Pointe - Cody Taylor 40, Chris Taylor 41, Brian Edwards 41, Wyatt Reid 42, Austin Johnson 42.

BOYS’ TENNIS

Rock Hill 5, York 1: The Rock Hill Bearcats won four singles matches and one doubles match and topped the York Cougars 5-1 in a Region 3-AAAA match at York.

Singles: No. 1 - Sharp (RH) def. Doan 6-0, 6-1; No. 2 - Williams (RH) def. Patterson 6-3, 6-0; No. 3 - Brown (RH) def. Goforth 7-6 (7-4), 6-4; No. 4 - Good (Y) def. Cruse 6-2, 6-2; No. 5 - Waliker (RH) def. Elliott 6-0, 6-1.

Doubles: No. 2 - Davis-Goldstein (RH) def. McClurkin-Arnold 4-6, 6-1, 11-9.

TRACK

The Fort Mill Yellow Jackets swept the Nation Ford Falcons in a Region 3-AAAA meet at Nation Ford.

The Fort Mill girls won 90-47, while the Fort Mill boys claimed an 85-55 victory.

GIRLS’ SOCCER

The Indian Land Warriors won one of three matches in the Lady Bearcat Invitational Soccer Tournament over the weekend at Brookland-Cayce.

The Warriors lost to Eastside 5-0, Mauldin 2-0, and defeated Southside Christian 7-0. Shalyn Daugherty led Indian Land in the win with three goals and one assist.

Indian Land is now 7-4 on the year.

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