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.
Whitley Weathers hasn't had to face many deficits this season, but when she fell in an early hole Monday, the senior ace delivered to move her team a win from the state’s final four.
The playoff run was looking bleak three innings in, but May River softball found a way late to stave off elimination Monday night.
May River softball ran into a buzzsaw in the opening round of the Class 4A playoffs Saturday, falling 10-0 at North Augusta to begin the double-elimination district tournament.
Whitley Weathers delivered a tremendous 11-strikeout complete game, and Colleton County softball opened the SCHSL 4A District III tournament with a 5-1 home triumph Friday over South Aiken.