Streaks are made to be broken and, two went by the wayside Friday night at Optimist Field.
Having won at both first and second singles, all Edward Rickwood and the Lugoff-Elgin boys' tennis team wanted in Tuesday's match at Spring Valley was for the contest to go to first doubles.
Scoring three goals in the first 10 minutes of Tuesday's match with visiting Lugoff-Elgin, Spring Valley drew away to a 4-0 win over the Demons.
Getting a combined no-hitter from sophomore Brock Robinson and eighth-grader Bradwin Salmond, Lugoff-Elgin breezed to a 12-0 win over an outmanned Crestwood squad in a Wednesday night game played at Optimist Field.
While it may have required their putting in some overtime, you will not hear the Lugoff-Elgin softball team complaining.
Over the years, Spring Valley has been a thorn in the side of the Lugoff-Elgin baseball team.
Scoring two goals in the opening 30 minutes of play, visiting left Lugoff-Elgin Stadium with a 3-1 win over the host Demons in a Friday night, non-conference boys' soccer match.
Rest assured that members of the Lugoff-Elgin girls soccer team slept soundly over the weekend.
Rolling to four wins in singles and sweeping both doubles matches, the Lugoff-Elgin tennis team improved to 2-0 on the season with a 6-1 non-conference victory over Manning on Thursday on the L-E courts.
After having opened the season by playing in a pair of tournaments, the Lugoff-Elgin girls' soccer team kicked off the regular season in style by pasting visiting South Florence, 7-0, in a non-region match played Monday at Lugoff-Elgin Stadium.
Blake Serpas is one of those low-maintenance players who quietly does their work each day while the coaching staff hardly notices that he was there at practice.
Randy Stokes was fine with the 11 hits which his Lugoff-Elgin baseball team piled up in Saturday's 4-2 loss to Mid-Carolina at River Bluff High School.
Lugoff-Elgin senior golfer and Auburn University signee Kelli Murphy was named to the High School Sports Report's 4A All-State girls' golf team and was to be honored at Sunday's banquet held at Seawells on the grounds of the South Carolina State Fair in Columbia.
For two weeks, Shon Belton must have felt as if the rug was pulled from under his feet.
Lugoff-Elgin won Saturday's Region 4-4A duals championship and secured a home berth in Saturday's 4A Upper State championship tournament opening round(s)
Playing minus first singles player Trevor Black, who had been playing some of his best tennis, the Lugoff-Elgin tennis team suffered a 6-0 loss to visiting Dutch Fork in a Region 4-4A match played last Thursday.
Randy Stokes looked at his team playing four games in as many days this week combined with four games scheduled for next week and knew one thing: he needed to stretch out his pitching staff without overburdening his team's young arms.
Knowing that Westwood has had troubles both scoring and preventing runs, Lugoff-Elgin baseball coach Randy Stokes had one simple plan of attack heading into Tuesday's Region 4-4A game with the visiting Redhawks.
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