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Seven years ago, Codee Yeske was a stellar infielder on an up-and-coming South Carolina softball team. Now, the former Gamecock is heading back to her home state to lead the USCB Sand Sharks.
Bluffton’s 12U softball All-Star team placed fourth in the SCAP state tournament at Beaufort’s Burton Wells Recreation Center from June 24-27, blanking Myrtle Beach 8-0 while dropping contests to Iva and Loris.
The Bluffton Ponytails all-stars took two of three from Mount Pleasant over the weekend to advance to the SCAP softball state tournament later this month in Beaufort.
After a stellar three-year stint at USCB, Bailey Wigness has earned her shot in the Division I ranks. The Sand Sharks’ head softball coach accepted a position Friday to lead Big South Conference member Gardner-Webb.
During the first four frames in Darlington on Wednesday night, Colleton County softball looked nearly unstoppable. But just one inning later, it all slipped away in an instant.
Colleton County thought it had a game-ending double play to seal a Game 1 win over visiting Darlington in Game 1 of the Class 4A Lower State softball championship series, only to see the game extended when a close call didn’t go the Cougars' way, and the Falcons took advantage, scoring a pair of runs with two outs and leaving the bases loaded in the bottom of the seventh to escape with a 3-2 victory.
The Colleton County Cougars found the magic just when they needed it most and punched their ticket to the Class 4A softball final four. Maggie Kennedy delivered the clutch two-out hit to cap off an 11th inning rally, and Colleton County topped visiting South Florence 10-9 on Friday to secure the SCHSL Class 4A District 3 championship and advance to the Lower State championship series.
May River softball’s postseason run came to an end Wednesday night, falling at Darlington in a back-and-forth 13-7 defeat in the SCHSL Class 4A District 4 tournament.