S.C. HIGH SCHOOL LEAGUE DISTRICT SOFTBALL PLAYOFFS - White Knoll, Dutch Fork and Gray Collegiate stay alive
Defending Class 5A champion White Knoll rebounded from its 1st loss of the season in dominating fashion Monday at home.
The Lady Timberwolves blanked Summerville 11-0 in the District 5 elimination contest. Pitcher Andrea Lyon struck out 7 and allowed no hits for the win. The lone baserunner for the Lady Green Wave was a hit batsman.
MacKenzie McElroy had 2 RBI and she, Hannah Goodwin, Shelby Davies and Libby Williams all had 2 hits to lead the Lady Timberwolves.
White Knoll (19-1) will head to Summerville for a rematch Wednesday against Cane Bay in the Class 5A District 5 final. The Lady Timberwolves will need 2 wins to advance to the Lower State final for the 3rd straight year.
Dutch Fork 8, West Florence 6
Holly Stolzenbach's 2-run single in the Top 7th helped the Lady Silver Foxes stay alive in the Class 5A Lower State District 8 playoffs.
Amaura Burgess had 4 hits and scored 3 times and Mia Boykin had 2 hits and 3 RBI to lead Dutch Fork.
Ali Meeker picked up the victory in relief for the Lady Silver Foxes, who travel to Ashley Ridge Wednesday for the District title.
Gray Collegiate 15, Hannah-Pamplico 3 (5 innings)
Brooke Tranum had a 3-run homer, Mackenzie Thackston and Abbi Helms also drove in 3 runs and Jamaria Charley had 3 hits to lead the Lady War Eagles in the Class 2A District 7 elimination game.
Sarah Quarles had 2 RBI and winning pitcher Emma Buzhardt struck out 3 and allowed 6 hits in 5 innings
Gray Collegiate will travel to Latta for the Class 2A Lower State District 7 title on Wednesday. They will need to win twice to advance to the Lower State playoffs.
North Myrtle Beach 5, Airport 4
The Lady Chiefs scored 2 runs in the Bottom 7th to eliminate the Lady Eagles from the Class 3A playoffs.
North Myrtle Beach will travel to Darlington for the District final on Wednesday.
Waccamaw 2, Swansea 1
The Lady Tigers were eliminated from the Class 3A District 6 playoffs on Monday.
WEDNESDAY'S DISTRICT FINAL SCHEDULE
Berkeley at Lexington
White Knoll at Cane Bay
Dutch Fork at Ashley Ridge
Gray Collegiate at Latta
May River at Gilbert
Andrew Jackson at Batesburg-Leesville