The Crestwood High School baseball program clinched its first ever state playoff berth in the school's 23-year history on Thursday with a 14-6 victory over Orangeburg-Wilkinson at the CHS field.
The Knights improved to 4-13 on the season and 3-6 …
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The Knights improved to 4-13 on the season and 3-6 in Region IV-5A. They have the same number of wins as O-W in the region to tie for fourth, but the Knights earned the playoff spot based on run differential.
AJ Herrera and Rusty Griffith both had three hits, while Tony Raymond and Tylik Farmer scored two runs apiece.
Shane Gaymon picked up the win, going the distance and allowing just three earned runs.
Academic Magnet 3
NORTH CHARLESTON - Manning High School finished winless in Region VII-3A after losing to Academic Magnet 3-0 on Thursday at the AM field.
Sandy Johnson was the hard-luck loser for the Monarchs, who are 3-14 overall and finished 0-10 in region play. Johnson went the distance, pitching six innings, striking out five and allowing six hits.
Jack Owens had Manning's only hit.
Sumter High School lost to Irmo 4-1 on Friday at the SHS field.
Mohammed Atta scored the Gamecocks' lone goal on an assist from Luis Rueda-Mesa.
JUNIOR VARSITY BASEBALL
IRMO - Sumter High School defeated Irmo 6-5 on Thursday at the IHS field.
Clayton Goff, Connor Batey and Frank Crank had two hits apiece for the Gamecocks. Landon Jones had a hit and two RBI.
Hayden Lyons picked up the win, throwing four innings of 1-hit, no-run ball.
On Wednesday in Sumter, Irmo beat Sumter 7-5. Logan Dannals, Goff and AJ Smith had two hits apiece. Batey threw 4 2/3 innings, giving up four hits and one run.
Laurence Manning 12
Providence Athletic 4
MANNING -- Laurence Manning Academy defeated Providence Athletic Club 12-4 on Thursday at Tucker Belangia Diamond.
Jackson Brown, Davis Campbell and Austin Geddings had two hits apiece to lead LMA. Mickey Jordan had an RBI and had two of the Swampcats' 12 stolen bases.
Jackson Clemmons pitched six innings to get the win. He allowed seven hits and three runs, struck out four and walked none.
JUNIOR VARSITY SOCCER
Sumter High School defeated Irmo 3-2 on penalty kicks on Friday at the SHS field.
Benn Conner and Tristan Krug scored goals in regulation for the Gamecocks. Chris Roberts had an assist.
Krug, Roberts, Joshua Pimentel-Chauez, Jimmy Krivejko and Alex Larios scored on penalty kicks.
Sumter High School closed out its season with a 6-0 loss to Irmo on Thursday at the SHS courts.
1 - Cooper Henry (I) defeated Tyler Smithhart 6-2, 6-0.
2 - Sean Dordey (I) defeated Drew Newman 6-0, 6-0.
3 - Hayden Feikle (I) defeated Frampton McCloskie 6-2, 6-2.
4 - Reese Petruzi (I) defated Logan Stanley 6-0, 6-0.
5 - Jack Ostergard (I) defeated Daniel Gilman 6-2, 6-0.
1 - Did not play.
2 - Aiden Murphy/Ben Steinsen (I) defeated Donte' Coleman/Jordan Baker 6-0, 6-3.
From staff reports
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