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.
LowcoSports.com's Justin Jarrett and Wes Kerr discuss the latest local sports news from around the South Carolina Lowcountry each week on the LowcoSports Lowdown podcast. In this week's episode, JJ and Wes wrap up the high school baseball and softball playoffs, share news from USCB softball and track, shoutout a former Hilton Head Seahawk headed to the NCAA Track & Field Championships, and much more. Plus, LPGA legend Rosie Jones stops by to discuss how she brought a field of her peers to Moss Creek for a one-day event coming up on Friday.
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.
LowcoSports.com's Justin Jarrett and Wes Kerr discuss the latest local sports news from around the South Carolina Lowcountry every week on the LowcoSports Lowdown podcast. JJ and Wes update you on the latest news from the high school baseball and softball playoffs, one of the Lowco's own who has been named to the U.S. Olympic Team, and USCB baseball's run in the NAIA National Championship Opening Round, and much more. Plus, golf writer Brian Rietveld stops by to chat about the latest golf news from around the Lowco.
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.