BOYS AREA ROUNDUP

McAlister, Sumter soccer nip West Florence 3-2

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FLORENCE - Sumter High School's varsity boys soccer team improved to 2-1 in Region VI-5A with a 3-2 victory over West Florence on Friday.

Connor McAlister led the Gamecocks, 5-2 overall with two goals. Chris Reyes scored a goal and had an assist and Dyonna Dingman also had an assist.

SHS plays at Conway on Tuesday.

Calhoun 13

Thomas Sumter 12

ST. MATTHEWS - Calhoun Academy scored a run in the bottom of the eighth inning to defeat Thomas Sumter Academy 13-12 on Friday.

Josh Galloway, Garett Hassler and Dayton Ingram each had two hits to lead TSA.

VARSITY GOLF

Sumter finishes seventh

CONWAY - Sumter High School finished seventh out of 24 teams in The Hackler on Saturday at The Hackler Course at Coastal Carolina University.

The Gamecocks had a team score of 317. They were led by Dixon Flowers, who shot a 74 to finish in a tie for seventh individually.

Evans Lewis was next for SHS with an 80. Brandt Toburen shot an 81, Bradley Coulter an 82 and Jenkins Dwight an 85.

VARSITY TENNIS

Ashley Ridge 4

Sumter 2

Sumter fell to 1-4 with a 4-2 loss to Ashley Ridge on Friday.

The Gamecocks will play two matches at Conway on Tuesday, the first one beginning at 3:45 p.m.

SINGLES

1 -- Witt (S) defeated Rabon 6-3, 6-2.

2 -- Berry (S) defeated Jones 7-5, 0-6, 10-7.

3 -- Seale (AR) defeated Smithhart 6-2, 6-3.

4 -- Price (AR) defeated McDuffie 6-2, 6-1.

5 -- Shmedeke (AR) defeated Gould 6-1, 6-0.

DOUBLES

1 - Did not play.

2 -- Johns/Plyler (AR) defeated Black/Tomlin 6-2, 6-0.

JV BASEBALL

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.

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.

JV SOCCER

West Florence 5

Sumter 0

FLORENCE - Sumter lost to West Florence 5-0 on Friday.

SHS dropped to 2-3.