The culmination of a longtime dream came true for student-athletes across the country on Wednesday, the first day high school seniors in sports other than football could sign letters of intent to compete at the collegiate level next school year.
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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.
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.
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.