SUMTER -- The last time the American Legion baseball teams from Dalzell-Shaw and Kershaw County met at the Crestwood High School field, the result was a 30-24 victory for Post 17 in a 5 ½-hour marathon.
Trying to throw a wrench into the Sumter attack, Kershaw County Post 17 head coach Curtis Johnson sent left-hander Taylor Lunsford to try and slow down the visiting Post 15 offense.
Monday: Post 17 (11-5) at Hartsville (1-15) (7 p.m.); Dalzell-Shaw (7-9) at Manning-Santee (9-7) (7 p.m.); Cheraw (5-11) at Sumter (15-1) (7:30 p.m.)
In a matter of two days, things have tightened up in the battle for second place in the American Legion League III standings.
MANNING -- It was a baseball game that both Kershaw County Post 17 and Manning-Santee needed as the American Legion League III standings begin to heat up with eight games remaining in the regular season.
Lugoff Kentucky Fried Chicken captured its second consecutive KCRD Instructional League baseball title this year. The team won the regular season title with an 11-0 record and then capped a perfect campaign by winning all three of its league tournament games. Pictured on the fron row, from left, are Coby Morrison, Joshua Kirkland, Landen Goff, Grant McElveen and Layne Ruffner. The middle row includes Gabriel Sullivan, Caleb Galloway, Robert Storey, Walker Branham, Brian Napper and McCoy McElhaney. The coaches' row is made up of Matt Galloway, Robbie Branham, Ray McElveen and Tom Storey.
May: 30 – Dalzell-Shaw (7 p.m.); 31 – Hartsville (7 p.m.)
With the start of summer vacation only two days away, it is time for summer sports camps in Kershaw County, hosted by county high schools.
The Wateree Sailing Club (WSC) will host an Eastern Multihull Sailing Association (EMSA) regatta on Lake Wateree on Oct. 4-5.
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