The North Greenville women’s lacrosse team cruised to a dominating 25-3 victory against t Erskine College this week. The Crusaders posted a total of 42 shots with 32 on goal while allowing just 10 shots with seven on goal. Dani O’Meara led the way with five goals.
By Reid Spencer
You can call Ryan Blaney “The Spoiler.”
The Blue Ridge Baseball won back-to-back games against Daniel to open the regular season Monday night.
“It was an impressive pitching performance by starterJoey Murray and closer David Lewis to earn a walk-off 3-2 win in extra innings in Game One,” head coach Travis Henson said.
The Blue Ridge boys soccer team is off to a perfect 3-0 start, earning wins over Landrum, Greenville Tech Charter (4-1) and Travelers Rest in the early going.
The Byrnes softball team began the regular season with a rare slip up, falling to Boiling Springs, 14-0, on the road Monday night.
The Rebels, which will be looking for their fifth-straight state championship appearance in 2021, were coming off wins over Seneca (9-0), Chesnee (2-1) and Clover (7-2) in the preseason.
Greer’s EJ Bradford blazed through the 100-meter event at the Chick-fil-A games last week, earning a time of 10.89 to place first.
Teammate Izzy Rhodes had a strong showing for Greer in the 200-meter dash, finishing fourth with a time of 23.18.
The North Greenville women’s soccer had no trouble against Emmanuel College this week, blanking the Lions, 3-0.
By Holly Cain
Martin Truex Jr. overcame an early-race brush with the wall and took the lead on the final restart with 25 laps remaining to earn his first victory of 2021 and first in 31 career starts at Phoenix Raceway.
Rugby scheduled at Turner Park
The City of Greer will host Rugby at Turner Park on Sunday, March 21.
The schedule is as follows:
11 a.m.: Charlotte Tigresses vs. South Greenville/East Cobb (Full Girls Game)
12:30 p.m.: Charlotte Tigers vs. Alpharetta Phoenix (Varsity U18)
Ten local wrestlers claimed titles at last week’s Individual State Championships.
Eastside’s Colt Schrader and Byrnes’ David Hunsberger were named Most Outstanding Wrestlers for Class AAAA and Class AAAAA, capping stellar performances by both schools.