Abby Farr, a libero on the Riverside High volleyball team, signed a letter of intent to play at Jacksonville State in Alabama. Riverside’s coach, April Raymond, said Farr has been a valuable member of the team and one of the most motivational players she has coached.
Maxi Riese will soon know the Erskine College athletic fields and training rooms very well.
The Riverside senior signed her letter of intent last Tuesday to play lacrosse at Erskine. She also intends to study athletic training.
The Lady Rebels will be playing for a spot in the state finals after defeating region foe J.L. Mann (11-5) in the Upper State tournament on Monday.
Byrnes has yet to lose a game in postseason action, defeating Dorman and defending Class AAAA state champion Clover.
A team that had been running the table all spring wasn’t able to do so in the playoffs.
The Greer softball team was knocked out of playoff contention last week, falling to Seneca 3-1 in the District semifinals.
The Lady Jackets, who wrapped up the regular season with an upset win over rival Blue Ridge, had previously beaten AC Flora 10-0 before falling to Union County 10-0 in game two of the postseason tournament.
Two bogeys in the first six holes would be enough to spoil the day for most golfers, but that wasn’t the case for Chapman’s Jacob Bridgeman. The 16-year-old shot a 65 during last week’s region championship, taking the individual title at the Links O’ Tryon.
NGU golf finishes
More than 200 local golfers will tee off this Friday at Greer Country Club to support Greer Community Ministries (GCM) at the 19th annual Dick Brooks Honda Meals on Wheels Invitational golf tournament.
After a 9-3 win over AC Flora, the Eastside baseball team slipped up against Clinton (3-0), falling to the losers bracket in the Class AAA District Playoffs.
The Eagles will now have to defeat either Daniel or AC Flora to advance to the District III championship.
A 17-game win streak was snapped Monday night, as Seneca downed No. 1 seed Blue Ridge 4-1, sending the Tigers to the losers bracket in the AAA state playoffs.
Blue Ridge will take on Broome at home on Wednesday for a chance to play Seneca again on Friday.