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Lady Demons hold off Irmo for 11-8 win
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Racing to a 10-2 lead after three innings against visiting Irmo, Lugoff-Elgin withstood a late-game Yellow Jacket rally to prevail, 11-8, in a Wednesday night softball contest.The win was the second in a row for the Lady Demons who improved to 4-3 overall and 3-2 in Region 4-4A action. Irmo fell to 2-4 and 2-3 in conference play.After spotting Irmo a 2-0 lead after the first half inning of play, James Marlow’s charges scored four runs in each of their first two at-bats before tacking on two more runs in the third to break out to an eight-run advantage. The hostesses upped the ante to nine runs, scoring one in the fifth to lead, 11-2, with two frames to go.Irmo closed by scoring four times in the sixth before adding another run in the seventh to make this one close.Sophomore Breanna Mackey led the 10-hit L-E attack with two singles while driving in three runs and swiping a pair of bases.