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No knocking on wood
emons open tourney play by thrashing LR, 11-1
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AUSTIN ROBERTS THROWS a pitch to the plate in his complete game effort in helping Lugoff-Elgin to an 11-1 win over Lower Richland on Monday night at American Legion Park in Camden. - photo by C-I photo by Tom Didato
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. Given that set of circumstances, the Lugoff-Elgin head coach was in desperate need of getting a lengthy start from Austin Roberts in Monday’s game with Lower Richland in the first round of the Kershaw-Richland Wooden Bat Tournament. All the sophomore lefty would do was throw a complete game as the Demons drubbed LR, 11-1, in a game stopped in the bottom of the sixth by the 10-run rule.