High School Sports

High school roundup: Northwestern, Lewisville ranked in baseball poll


The South Carolina Baseball Coaches Association has released its latest poll and Northwestern and Lewisville are included.

Class 4A: 1. Carolina Forest, 2. Ashley Ridge, 3. River Bluff, 4. White Knoll, 5. Dorman, 6. J. L. Mann, 7. Northwestern, 8. Summerville, 9. Easley, 10. West Florence.

Class 3A: 1. Belton-Honea Path, 2. Chapin, 3. Berkeley, 4. Hartsville, 5. Camden, 6. Blue Ridge, 7. Gilbert, 8. St. James, 9. Eastside, 10. Airport.

Class 2A: 1. Strom Thurmond, 2. Bishop England, 3. Mid-Carolina, 4. Waccamaw, 5. Aynor, 6. Landrum, 7. Pelion, 8. Saluda, 9. Central, 10. Powdersville.

Class A: 1. Latta, 2. McBee, 3. Lamar, 4. Fox Creek, 5. Christ Church, 6. Bamberg-Ehrhardt, 7. Hannah-Pamplico, 8. Lewisville, 9. Brasher Middle College, 10. Lake View.

Lewisville 15, Great Falls 7

Lewisville scored six runs in the top of the seventh inning to solidify a 15-7 win over Great Falls in a Region 3-A game at Great Falls Tuesday night.

Alex Reed hit a pair of home runs and drove in six runs to lead Lewisville. His first was a three-run shot that gave Lewisville an 8-3 lead after two innings. His second came in the six-run rally in the seventh that put the game away,

Pearce Funderburk led Great Falls with a two-run home run.

Gaffney 3, Fort Mill 0

Gaffney scored single runs in the first, fourth, and seventh innings and beat Fort Mill 3-0 in a Region 3-4A game at Fort Mill.

The loss eliminated Fort Mill from playoff contention.


Fort Mill 2, Gaffney 0

Fort Mill edged Gaffney 2-0 in a Region 3-4A game at Gaffney.

Payton Lemire hit a pair of home runs to lead Fort Mill.

Bella Roy struck out 17 and picked up the victory for Fort Mill, which improved to 11-0 in region play.


Four local players named to all-star roster

Four local players have been selected to represent South Carolina in the Clash of the Carolinas against North Carolina. The game will be played on July 9 at Cardinal Gibbons High School in Raleigh, N.C.

Kevin Garces of Nation Ford, Garrett Gerdes of Indian Land, Dylan Jones of Clover, and Loughan Welborn of Northwestern will be on the 18-man South Carolina roster.

Coaches announce new poll

The South Carolina Soccer Coaches Association has announced its poll for this week, and four local teams made the list.

Class 4A: 1. Wando, 2. River Bluff, 3. Mauldin, 4. Clover, 5. Nation Ford, 6. South Aiken, 7. Socastee, 8. J. L. Mann, 9. Wade Hampton, 10. Blythewood, 11. Bluffton, 12. Fort Mill, 13. Ashley Ridge, 14. Riverside, 15. James Island.

Class 3A: 1. Chapin, 2. Myrtle Beach, 3. Eastside, 4. Berea, 5. Dreher, 6. A. C. Flora, 7. Brookland-Cayce, 8. Daniel, 9. Hilton Head, 10. Walhalla, 11. Hanahan, 12. Beaufort, 13. Gilbert, 14. Seneca, 15. St. James.

Class 2A: 1. Bishop England, 2. Indian Land, 3. Academic Magnet, 4. Mid-Carolina, 5. Wade Hampton, 6. Newberry, 7. Saluda, 8. Waccamaw, 9. Marion, 10. Silver Bluff.

Class A: 1. St. Joseph’s, 2. Christ Church, 3. Dixie, 4. Bamberg-Ehrhardt, 5. The Governor’s School.


The South Carolina Soccer Coaches Association has announced its poll for this week, and five area teams are on the list.

Class 4A: 1. Lexington, 2. J. L. Mann, 3. Fort Mill, 4. Wando, 5. Wade Hampton, 6. Fort Dorchester, 7. T. L. Hanna, 8. Dutch Fork, 9. Blythewood, 10. James Island, 11. Clover, 12. Mauldin, 13. Irmo, 14. South Aiken, 15. River Bluff.

Class 3A: 1. Dreher, 2. Chapin, 3. Eastside, 4. Swansea, 5. Brookland-Cayce, 6. Hilton Head, 7. Blue Ridge, 8. Myrtle Beach, 9. Wren, 10. North Myrtle Beach, 11. Hanahan, 12. St. James, 13. A. C. Flora, 14. South Pointe, 15. Lancaster.

Class 2A: 1. Indian Land, 2. Bishop England, 3. Academic Magnet, 4. Batesburg-Leesville, 5. Wade Hampton, 6. Woodruff, 7. Saluda, 8. Pelion, 9. Powdersville, 10. Waccamaw.

Class A: 1. Christ Church, 2. Southside Christian, 3. St. Joseph’s, The Governor’s School, 5. Gray Colleigate.


Nation Ford 11, Riverside 4

Nation Ford took a 5-2 lead at halftime and defeated Riverside 11-4 in the opening round of the playoffs at Nation Ford.

Fort Mill 11, Christ Church 9

Fort Mill established a 7-5 lead at halftime and toppled Christ Church 11-9 in the opening round of the playoffs at Fort Mill.



Indian Land 10, North Central 7

Indian Land scored three runs in the top of the third to take a 3-0 lead and went on to defeat North Central 10-7 in a Region 4-2A game at North Central.

Daniel Gueldner led Indian Land with three hits and a pair of runs batted in. Hunter Laney pitched the final two innings for Indian Land and picked up the win.


Fort Mill 2, Rock Hill 0

Fort Mill scored one goal in each half and toppled Rock Hill 2-0 in a Region 3-4A match at Fort Mill.


Fort Mill 162, Northwestern 165

Fort Mill defeated Northwestern 162-165 at Fort Mill Golf Club.

Payne Gettys of Northwestern carded a 37 to earn medalist honors.

Fort Mill - Michael Wheeler 39, Ryan Seco 40, Tyler Patterson 41, Cam Marshall 42.

Northwestern - Payne Gettys 37, Miles Baldwin 40, Brandon Lathan 44, Thomas Gettys 44.

Lancaster 173, York 175

Brady Hinkle fired a 37 to earn medalist honors and led Lancaster to a 173-175 win over York in a non-region match at Spring Lake Country Club.

Lancaster - Brady Hinkle 37, Trey Crenshaw 42, Mason Tucker 44, Nick Magano 50.

York - Tucker Laney 38, Seth Miller 44, Landon Joye 46, Bryson Benfield 47, Tyler Ellis 47.