Finding some good in a tough loss, the Lugoff-Elgin tennis team received a strong performance from Matthew Mills at second singles but it was not enough to overcome a balanced Darlington attack as the Demons fell to 1-5 on the season with a 5-1 loss to the host Falcons on Tuesday.
The hope of getting their first singles player back for Thursday's home and Region 6-4A opener with Hartsville did not happen for the Lugoff-Elgin tennis team which dropped a 4-2 decision to the Red Foxes.
Having lost their first singles player to graduation last spring, the Lugoff-Elgin tennis team took another blow when its first singles player for this season was forced to sit out Monday's season opener at Richland Northeast with an injury.
When it was revealed that his team was ranked first in the South Carolina Baseball Coaches Association preseason state class 4A poll, Lugoff-Elgin head coach Randy Stokes talked about a bulls-eye being placed on the Demons' collective back of which their opponents could take dead-aim.
With his team trailing Chapin, 7-0, after two innings in Saturday afternoon's first game of the Carolina Ale House Classic, Lugoff-Elgin head baseball coach Randy Stokes never considered reaching for the panic button.
CHAPIN --- Long after the mat had been rolled up and the Chapin celebration had subsided, members of the Lugoff-Elgin wrestling team emerged from their locker room in the bowels of the Chapin High gym accompanied by head coach Ted Monroe.
February 10, 2017|