Gamecocks fall 7-2 to Lugoff-Elgin


LUGOFF - Sumter High School's varsity baseball team lost its Region IV-5A opener to Lugoff-Elgin on Monday, falling 7-2 at the L-E field.

The Gamecocks, who are 2-3 overall, managed eight hits. Trey Yates and Seth Posey had two apiece. Sebastian DuCom had a double, while Jackson Hoshour had a hit and a run batted in.

Yates and Zion Brown each scored a run, and Posey had the other RBI.

Posey took the loss on the mound. He worked 3 1/3 innings and was charged with three unearned runs. He allowed four hits and three walks while striking out one.

Bishop England 12

Manning 1

MANNING - Manning High School lost to Bishop England 12-1 on Tuesday at Monarch Field.

The Bishops broke the game open with a 5-run third inning that made it 7-0.

It was the Region VII-3A opener for the Monarchs. They are 3-1 overall.

LMA sweeps Pinewood Prep

Laurence Manning Academy swept a pair of baseball games from Pinewood Prep over the weekend, winning 9-5 on Friday in Manning and 11-1 on Saturday in Summerville.

In Friday's contest, LMA had 13 hits with Burgess Jordan, Andrew Boyd, Aaron Carlton and Britton Morris collecting two apiece. Morris had a home run.

LMA scored six runs in the third inning with Carlton, Morris, Boyd, Chase Lee and Seth Stamps each driving in runs.

Buddy Gales started on the mound for the Swampcats, allowing three hits and one run over three innings.

In Saturday's game, Carlton drove in five runs on three hits, including a homer. Brewer Brunson also had three hits for Laurence Manning, which had 12 in the game.

JT Stanley had two hits, and he also picked up the win. He allowed two hits and one run over five innings, striking out five.


Lugoff-Elgin 6

Sumter 0

LUGOFF - Sumter High School lost its Region IV-5A opener on Tuesday, falling to Lugoff-Elgin at the L-E courts.


1 - Spenser Hilton (LE) defeated Tyler Smithhart 6-0, 6-1.

2 - Alex Hinton (LE) defeated Drew Newman 6-0, 6-1.

3 - Holden Roberts (LE) defeated Frampton McCloskie 6-1, 6-1.

4 - Cody Morrison (LE) defeated Logan Stanley 6-2, 6-2.

5 - Andrew Boone (LE) defeated Paul Gotshall 6-0, 6-0.


1 - Did not play

2 - Xavier Hunt/Giordan Whittsett (LE) defeated Jordan Baker/Daniel Gilman 6-1, 6-4.


Lugoff-Elgin 5

Sumter 4

LUGOFF - Sumter High School lost to Lugoff-Elgin on penalty kicks, falling 5-4 on Tuesday at the L-E field.

The Gamecocks, who fell to 5-4 overall in their Region IV-5A opener, were tied 4-4 at the end of regulation. Christian Hines had two goals for SHS, while Finn McGregor and Dyson Roberts had a goal apiece.

Jehu McCray had three assists and Justin Rabon had nine saves in goal.

Scoring on PKs for Sumter were Ja'von Boyd-Perry, Hines, Roberts and Luis Meza-Rueda.


Lugoff-Elgin 1

Sumter 0

LUGOFF - Sumter High School lost to Lugoff-Elgin 2-1 on Tuesday at the L-E field.

The Gamecocks fell to 2-2-1.

From staff reports