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High school roundup: Bulldogs fall in 7th to Palmetto

WILLIAMSTON — The Palmetto High School baseball team broke a 2-2 tie in the bottom of the seventh, as the Mustangs defeated Pendleton 3-2 on Thursday night in the first round of the Class AA district playoffs.

Palmetto starter Jeremy Beacham retired the final 17 batters he faced in order, while Pendleton starter Austin Sanchez left the game in the fifth inning.

“He pitched great and did his job, but he got tired,” Pendleton head coach David Skelly.

Despite the loss, the Bulldogs will host Lee Central at 1 p.m. on Saturday in an elimination game.

Palmetto 3, Pendleton 2

PHS 020 000 0 — 2 3 1

PAL 000 020 1 — 3 8 1

Pitching

IP H ER BB K

W — Beacham 7 3 1 0 8

L — Burke .1 0 1 4 0

Hitting

PHS — Skelly, 1-3; Brown, 1-3; Burke, 1-3

PAL — Knight, 2-2, 2 R; James, 2-3; Lawless, 1-2, 3B, 2 RBI

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J.L. Mann 10

West-Oak 0

(softball)

GREENVILLE — The West-Oak High School softball team fell to J.L. Mann on Thursday night by a final score of 10-0 in six innings in the first round of the Class AAA district playoffs.

No other details from the game were provided.

The Warriors will be back in action today when they travel to face Berea in an elimination game that will get under way at 5:30 p.m.

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Daniel 4

B-HP 3

(boys’ tennis)

CLEMSON — The Daniel High School boys’ tennis team clinched the Western AAA title with a 4-3 win over second-place finisher Belton-Honea Path on Thursday.

Sven Ivankovic, Rono Srimani, Arjun Grover and Krupesh Dave each registered singles wins for the Lions, while Ivankovic and Srimani combined to pick up a point at No. 1 doubles.

Daniel 4, B-HP 3

Singles

1. Ivankovic (D) def. Welch, 6-0, 6-1

2. Srimani (D) def. Clarke, 6-2, 6-4

3. Dixon (B) def. Edwards, 6-0, 6-1

4. Grover (D) def. K. Ritland, 6-4, 6-2

5. T. Ritland (B) def. Dave, 6-1, 6-0

Doubles

1. Ivankovic/Srimani (D) def. Welch/Dixon, 6-1, 6-0

2. Matlin/Sellers (B) def. Pigeon/Shah, 6-2, 6-0

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Pickens 153

B-HP 166

Seneca 166

(boys’ golf)

PICKENS — The Pickens High School boys’ golf team defended its home course and won the regular season title in Western AAA by defeating Belton-Honea Path and Seneca on Thursday at Pickens Country Club.

While the Bobcats (18-5, 7-2 Western AAA) tied with B-HP, they won a sudden death playoff to earn a win on the day.

Seneca was led by Erik Fredman with a 38. He was followed by Spencer Thompson wit ha 41, Garrett Broach with a 42 and Josh Powell with a 44.

The Bobcats will be back on the links when they take part in the Western AAA tournament next week. The event will begin on Monday at Anderson Country Club and shift to Boscobel in Pendleton on Tuesday.

Pickens 153, B-HP 166, Seneca 166

B-HP (166) — Green 38, Bryant 40, Childers 44, Wilson 44

Seneca (166) — Fredman 39, Thompson 41, Broach 42, Powell 44

Pickens (153) — Looper 38, Thrift 38, Winter 38, Blackwell 39

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Seneca 4

West-Oak 1

(boys’ soccer)

SENECA — Seth Rothell scored on a penalty kick and had two assists in lifting the Seneca High School boys’ soccer team past West-Oak on Thursday night by a score of 4-1.

With the win, the Bobcats (8-8-1, 5-4 Western AAA) clinched third place in the region.

Also scoring goals for Seneca in the win were Chris Fawver and Jordan Ross, while the Bobcats also scored on an own goal.

Seneca will be back on its home pitch tonight against Westside at 7 p.m.

Seneca 4, West-Oak 1

W-O 0 1 — 1

SHS 2 2 — 4

Goals

First half

SHS — Rothell (penalty kick), 31:00

SHS — Own goal, 36:00

Second half

SHS — Fawver (Rothell), 68:00

SHS — Ross (Rothell), 73:00

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Seneca 1

West-Oak 0

(girls’ soccer)

SENECA — After going scoreless through regulation and two overtimes, and tying in a round of penalty kicks, Krystal Goss found the back of the net in a sudden death penalty kick round to give the Seneca High School girls’ soccer team a 1-0 victory on Thursday night against West-Oak.

It was the final region game of the season for the Bobcats (7-12, 4-6 Western AAA), who combined with West-Oak to shoot 12 penalty kicks before Goss was able to connect for the win.

Seneca will be back in action on Wednesday night when it hosts Pendleton for Senior Night at 6:30 p.m.

Seneca 1, West-Oak 0 (sudden death penalty kicks)

W-O 0 0 0 0 3 0 — 0

SHS 0 0 0 0 3 1 — 1

Goals

Penalty kicks (sudden death)

SHS — Goss

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Walhalla 1

Southside Christian 0

(JV girls’ soccer)

WALHALLA — Behind a strong defensive effort, the Walhalla High School junior varsity girls’ soccer team made an early goal by Giselle Mestizo hold up for a 1-0 win over Southside Christian on Thursday.

Brianna Danielson and Marley Fisher led the Razors’ stout defense, which helped goalkeeper Jelsie Kerr to the shutout in net.

Walhalla (9-3) will return to the pitch for its season finale on May 7 at cross-county rival Seneca.

Walhalla 1, Southside Christian 0

SSC 0 0 — 0

WJV 1 0 — 1

Goals

W—Mestizo