By forfeiting Friday's scheduled fifth game of its first round state American Legion playoff series game and giving the series to Kershaw County, the Lowcountry Heat saved wear and tear to the arms of the Post 17 pitching staff.
The Lowcountry Heat defeated Kershaw County Post 17, 17-15, Thursday night to force a fifth and deciding game in their first round state American Legion playoff series.
After having outscored the Lowcountry Heat, 26-3, in the first two games of their state American Legion opening round playoff series, Kershaw County Post 17's bats were finally silenced.
An already potent Kershaw County Post 17 offense just got a little more "potent-er."
After having split a Wednesday doubleheader with the Lowcountry Heat, the Kersahaw County American Legion baseball team holds a 2-1 advantage in the best-of-five, first round playoff series.
Following Tuesday's 16-0, weather-shortened win over the visiting Lowcounctry Heat in the first round of the state American Legion playoffs, Kershaw County Post 17 heads to Hilton Head today for a 4 p.m. doubleheader.
Only a small gathering of family members and friends were still around when Kershaw County American Legion baseball coach Curtis Johnson dismissed his players from a lengthy post-game meeting following Tuesday's 7-3 loss to Manning-Santee.
SUMTER -- While nothing was on the line playoff-wise in Friday's regular-season finale between Sumter and Kershaw County, Sumter P-15's head coach Wallie Jones didn't want his team limping into the postseason.
Tuesday: Hilton Head at Post 17 (7:30 p.m)
After having finished second in League III for the second straight season, Kershaw County Post 17 will hook up with the third-place finisher from League I for the season time in as many post-season appearances.
The Kershaw County Dixie Majors (ages 15-16) baseball team will begin post-season play on Saturday when the West Wateree-based team heads to Seven Oaks Park in Irmo for the District 6 tournament.
It was a good weekend for the Camden-based AAU SC Ballers (11 and under) and the TBallers (14 and under) basketball teams, which traveled to Dallas, Ga. for the Wolfpack Elite Summer Jam AAU Basketball Tournament. Both teams, coached by Willie Dubose, came away with their respective tournament championships.
One ... and holding.
It is all-star baseball tournament time in Kershaw County with four Dixie Youth and a pair of Dixie Boys' squads preparing to play in Sub-District and District tournament play, respectively.
It could not have been much better of a Monday night for Curtis Johnson.
The Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County (FAC) will hold a new and exciting fundraiser, the Canine Classic for the Arts, to be held Saturday, Dec. 6 at the Meeting Place in Cassatt, located at 1166 State Road S-28-354.
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