EC's Floyd tosses pair of perfect games


TURBEVILLE – East Clarendon High School’s Marleigh Floyd tossed a pair of 3-inning perfect games as the Lady Wolverines swept Hemingway on Friday at the EC field.
In its 12-0 win in the opener, Floyd struck out six of the nine batters she faced. In the 10-0 win in the nightcap, Floyd struck out eight of the nine batters.
In the opener, Gracen Watts was 2-for-2 with five runs batted in for East Clarendon, which improved to 7-5 overall and 3-0 in Region VI-1A. Olivia Singletary and Abby Reardon both went 2-for-2 with an RBI.
In the second game, Floyd was 2-for-2 with an RBI and Kinsley Driggers had a hit and an RBI.
Wilson Hall 11
Northwood 0
Drake Ives tossed a no-hitter in Wilson Hall’s 11-0, 5-inning win over Northwood on Friday at Patriot Park SportsPlex.
Ives struck out eight batters as WH improved to 6-8.
Danielle deHoll had two hits, including an inside-the-park home run, and three RBI. Kathryn Sistare had three hits, Liza Lowder scored three times and had an RBI and Madison Elmore scored twice.
Sumter 6
West Florence 3
Sumter High School picked up its first region win of the season with a 6-3 victory over West Florence on Friday at the SHS field.
Hannah Bettencourt picked up the victory in the circle, striking out six batters. She also had two hits.
Tara Rhodes had two hits and an RBI, while Chelsea Logan had two hits. Gabby Kirkman and Keeley Hulse both had a hit and two RBI and Erin McCaffrey had a hit and an RBI.

Thomas Sumter 14
Calhoun 1
DALZELL – Logan Morris hit two home runs and Carmen Silvester hit a grand slam to help lead Thomas Sumter Academy to a 14-1 victory over Calhoun Academy on Friday at the TSA field.
Morris finished with three RBI as well. Silvester had two hits and drove in five runs. Diamond Gibson was 2-for-4 with an inside-the-park homer and three RBI, Riley DeLavan hit a homer and Ellie Hunter had two hits and an RBI.
Hunter was the winning pitcher.
Laurence Manning 12
Robert E. Lee 0
BISHOPVILLE – Baylee Elms and Ashton Rogers both hit home runs to lead Laurence Manning Academy to a 12-0 victory over Robert E. Lee Academy on Thursday at the REL field.
Elms was 3-for-4 with a home run, a double, two runs scored and two RBI. Rogers was 2-for-4 with the homer, four RBI and two runs.
Taylor Lee and Cora Downer both had two hits, while Hannah Truett had a triple and three RBI. Abbie Beard and Trinity Harrington both had a double and scored twice.
Liz Hussey tossed a 3-hit, 7-inning shutout to get the win.

West Florence 4
Sumter 0
Sumter fell to 0-3 in Region VI-5A with a 4-0 loss to West Florence on Friday at the SHS field.
The Lady Gamecocks are 3-4 overall.
Sumter 13-19
South Florence 10-14
Sumter’s offense shined in a doubleheader sweep of South Florence on Thursday at the SHS field by the scores of 13-10 and 19-14.
Morgan Berry was the winning pitcher in both games, totaling 13 combined strikeouts. She also had five total hits and drove in three runs in the second game.
Kadyn Dickerson and Anna Lowder each went 2-for-4 in each game and collected an RBI in the nightcap. Kailin Hodge had seven hits, including a 5-for-5 outing in the second game along with three runs batted in.
Also in the second game, Braelynn Durham and Katlyn Moore each went 3-for-4 with Durham picking up three RBI. Josie Self and Anna Hatfield each drove in a run while Emily Deas went 2-for-4 with an RBI.
Clarendon Hall 15
Dorchester Academy 0
SUMMERTON – Amberly Way had a hit and two RBI and also picked up the win on the mound with five strikeouts as Clarendon Hall earned a 15-0 victory over Dorchester Academy in three innings on Thursday at the CH field.
McKenley Wells also had a hit for the 6-0 Lady Saints.
Laurence Manning 10
Robert E. Lee 8
BISHOPVILLE – Laurence Manning defeated Robert E. Lee 10-8 on Thursday at the REL field.
Breanna Hodge had a hit and drove in three runs for LMA. Eaddy Osteen had two hits and scored three times. Randi Lynn Holcombe had two hits and two RBI, Cakhi Fowlder had two this and two runs and McKenzie Truett had a double and an RBI.
Annalia Cook had two hits, including a home run, and scored three runs for the Lady Cavaiiers. Emily Watson had two hits, including a triple and scored twice while McKenzie Watts had two hits, including a double, two runs and two RBI. Caleigh Barreett had two hits and an RBI.
Darlington 15
Lakewood 0
Lakewood lost to Darlington 15-0 on Friday at the LHS field.
Savannah Jones had the only hit for the Lady Gators.
CHARLESTON -- Laurence Manning fell to 1-3-1 with a 13-3 loss to First Baptist on Thursday at the FB field.
Payton Davis had two hits and an RBI for LMA. Bailey Moore also had an RBI.
Sumter fell to 1-4 with a 4-2 loss to Ashley Ridge on Friday at the SHS courts.
The Gamecocks will play two matches at Conway on Tuesday, the first one beginning at 3:45 p.m.

1 -- Eli Witt (S) defeated Zack Rabon 6-3, 6-2.
2 -- Briggs Berry (S) defeated Cameron Jones 7-5, 0-6, 10-7.
3 -- Cooper Seale (AR) defeated Tyler Smithhart 6-2, 6-3.
4 -- Will Price (AR) defeated Austin McDuffie 6-2, 6-1.
5 -- Daniel Shmedeke (AR) defeated Lance Gould 6-1, 6-0.
1 – Did not play.
2 -- Dylan Johns/Hampton Plyler (AR) defeated=. Brady Black/Cameron Tomlin 6-2, 6-0.

Laurence Manning 3
Wilson Hall 0
MANNING -- Aaron Carlton and Chase Lee combined to toss a 3-hit shutout as Laurence Manning Academy defeated Wilson Hall 3-0 on Friday at Tucker Belangia Diamond.
JT Stanley had two hits to lead the LMA offense. Kyle Horton had a double.
Tanner Epps took the loss for the 1-3 Barons despite allowing just one earned run in four innings. Keaton Price pitched two hitless innings.
West Florence 5
Sumter 0
FLORENCE – Sumter lost to West Florence 5-0 on Friday at the WF field.
SHS dropped to 2-3..