This was a perfect tune-up for this Saturday's Carolina Invitational for the Lugoff-Elgin Middle School wrestling team.
When you have a team which is so young that they almost need to have signed parental permission slips in order to take a bus ride to an away game, you look for little victories in each game.
By design, a full-court press is intended to wear down your opponent through time.
Richland Northeast handed the visiting Lugoff-Elgin boys a 56-35 loss in a Region 4-4A basketball game played on Tuesday night in Columbia.
Spring Valley downed visiting Lugoff-Elgin, 84-53, in the Region 4-4A opener for both teams in a boys' basketball game played Friday night in Columbia.
Knights upend Demons: Playing their second game in as many nights, the Lugoff-Elgin boys fell to visiting West Florence on Tuesday, 62-46, in a game played at the Demons Den.
For the second Saturday in a row, the Lugoff-Elgin Middle School wrestling team took part in a duals event and came home with the trophy.
For the second time in a week, Brookland-Cayce got the better of Lugoff-Elgin. And for the second time, by single digits.
Turning Saturday's Leopard Duals into the Lugoff-Elgin Middle School showcase, the L-EMS wrestling team won its own tournament by running the table against the five teams they faced.
Picking up where they left off last season, the Lugoff-Elgin Middle School wrestling team kicked off its 2013-14 campaign with a 51-27 victory over Camden Middle School on Tuesday night.
Fresh off her having signed a National Letter-of-Intent to play golf at Auburn University, Kelli Murphy added another tournament title to her long list of accolades last weekend.
Kelli Murphy has done about all that a high school golfer can do over a career which has one chapter left to be written in it.
It may have seemed like a nightmare, at times, this season, but there seems to be light at the end of the tunnel for the Lugoff-Elgin football program.
Irmo has locked down second place in Region 4-4A and has little else to play for tonight, other than trying to stay upright and healthy for next week's playoff opener.
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