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Clover baseball team falls to Bearcats in 10 innings
CLOVER The Clover High School baseball team battled Rock Hill on even terms until the Bearcats were able to pull away in the 10th inning last Friday for a 5-2 win.
Chase Goldberg led the Blue Eagles at the plate with three hits for the game. Cody Mordecai pitched eight strong innings, giving up one unearned run.
Blue Eagle jayvees defeat Rock Hill, split with NW
CLOVER The Clover High School jayvee baseball team defeated the Rock Hill jayvees 7-1.
Blue Eagle hurler Jimmy Marcelli picked up the win on the mound.
Marcelli, with teammates Noah Lindsay, Will Schlirf, Justin Adams, Cody Payne and Cameron Tolodzieck, each had two hits for the winning Blue Eagles.
In other action, the Clover jayvees split games with Northwestern, losing the first game 6-0 and winning the nightcap in a 3-2 nail-biter.
Will Schlirf was the winning pitcher for Clover and led the team at the plate with three hits, including the game-winner. Jimmy Marcelli doubled for the Blue Eagle jayvees.
CHS boys soccer team defeats Bearcats
CLOVER The Clover High School boys soccer team defeated the Rock Hill Bearcats 1-0 in a closely-contested battle.
Pierce Sutton scored the lone goal unassisted for the game-winner. Clover’s Robert Schreiner had a huge game, with five saves to his credit.
Rock Hill had eight shots on goal and Clover seven. Both teams had five corner kicks.
Cougar baseball team falls to South Pointe
YORK The York Comprehensive High School baseball team stayed within striking distance of South Pointe until the Stallions were able to pull away in the sixth inning for the 13-4 win.
South Pointe was clinging to a 5-3 lead until the sixth inning uprising.
Cody Ledford doubled for the Cougars and scored in the third inning. Hunter Horne doubled in the fourth inning and later scored on a base hit by teammate Ryan Gilbert, who eventually scored on a throwing error.
Northwestern edges Clover on penalty kicks
CLOVER Northwestern survived a nail-biter with Clover on a penalty kick by Sarah Eddy after regulation play ended in a tie in a high school girls soccer showdown between two Top-15 teams.
The Lady Blue Eagles were in a position to overcome their opponent at District Three Stadium when head coach Kelsey Geary pushed Naomi Matley out of the back and up to midfield.
Matley and fellow midfielder Samantha Pantuosco keyed a dominant performance by the Lady Blue Eagles the final 10 minutes of regulation, during which Clover became the aggressor, ripping off four shots on goal.
Neither team was able to gain the advantage in two gritty five-minute overtime periods, and the game was to be settled by spot kicks.
YCHS girls soccer team loses nail-biter to Lewisville
YORK The York Comprehensive High School girls soccer team lost a 2-1 sudden death shootout to visiting Lewisville, with the Lady Lions converting three penalty kicks to York’s two.
The Lady Cougars came out with a fire that had been missing, dominating the first half of play.
One key misplay gave Lewisville a 1-0 halftime lead, but the Cougars came back and picked up where they left off, creating scoring opportunities.
With a little over six minutes left, Lena Patrick received a nice thru ball from Kris Maloney and put it in the back of the net, sending the YCHS girls to their second overtime game in a week.
Union nudges York tennis team
YORK Union narrowly defeated the YCHS boys tennis team, surviving a closely-contested 4-3 match.
Singles scoring summary: No. 1 Matt Haney (U) def. Terry Doan (Y) 6-2, 6-3; No. 2 Andrew Adamo (U) def. Patrick Newberry (Y) 7-5, 6-2; No. 3 Matthew Goforth (Y) def. David Kicidis (U) 6-2, 6-2; No. 4 Dale Patterson (U) def. Daniel Patterson (Y) 3-6, 7-6 (5), 11-9; No.5 Colin Rodenhauser (Y) def. Tyler Gregory (U) 6-2, 4-6, 10-8.
Doubles: No. 1 Haney/Adamo (U) def. Doan/Newberry 6-1, 6-2; No.2 Cameron Good/Christian Wells (Y) def. Trent Ivey/Dustin Alexander 2-6, 6-3, 10-5.
YCHS links men continue busy slate
YORK The York Comprehensive High School boys golf team has embraced a busy March schedule that included participation in the Fleischer Invitational at the Rock Hill Country Club.
The Cougar golfers finished 13th in the 15-team field with a two-day score of 362+370=732. Individual scores for York were Luke Lancaster (85), Austin Hall (91), Logan Aggeles (93) and Stroud Baker (93). Other scores were Logan Aggeles (82), Austin Hall (85), Stroud Baker (97) and Chandler Sain (103).
The York links men traveled to the Waterford Golf Course in Rock Hill last week for a three-way match with Northwestern and Rock Hill High. The YCHS golfers earned their first win of the season, defeating RHHS 180 -192 and handcuffing Northwestern in a tie score of 180 -180.
Consistency was the key, with all four Cougar scores being 45's. Luke Lancaster, Logan Aggeles, Austin Hall and Stroud Baker accomplished this feat, with Chandler Sain (53) and Damon Heath 54) providing support.
The golf team hit the road once again in another three-way match at the Fort Mill Golf Course.
The York golfers (172) were able to best Rock Hill (181) before falling to host Fort Mill (163). Leading the Cougar charge was Luke Lancaster (41), Logan Aggeles (43), Stroud Baker (43), Austin Hall (45), Tucker Laney (49) and Damon Heath with a score of 53.
York boys soccer team defeats Lewisville
YORK After a disappointing loss to Lancaster, the YCHS boys soccer team bounced back to defeat Lewisville 5-1.
Benji Amezcua and Max McCartney each had two goals and one assist. Cameron Lewis scored the Cougars’ other goal and his brother, Evan, had an assist on the evening.
The defense, led by McCartney, C.J. Clark, Thomas Shirley and Cameron Lewis, shut down the Lewisville attack for most of the game.
Clover boys golf team embraces schedule
CLOVER Recent wins for the Clover High School boys golf team against Fort Mill and Lancaster pushed the team’s record to 4-1.
Freshman Harrison Parrish and junior Spencer Walker are coming on strong for the Blue Eagles.
Next up is the Stallion Invitational at Pinetuck in Rock Hill.
During spring break, the Blue Eagles will take 10 players to the Palmetto Golf Championship in Myrtle Beach for a three-day tournament featuring 50 teams from across the country.
The Clover golfers will be playing the first two days at Barefoot Resort and the final round at Sea Trail Plantation. This will be the team’s sixth consecutive year competing in the event.
The players will conclude spring break with a tournament in Lancaster on April 6.
Saturday 5K Run with the Cougars a major touchdown club fundraiser
YORK With a primary goal of generating funds to bolster the York Comprehensive High School football program, the York Touchdown Club encourages participation in the organization’s Saturday 5K Run with the Cougars.
The event will originate at the McCelvey Center on East Jefferson Street, with race day registration from 7:15 to 7:45 a.m. prior to the 8 a.m. start.
Cougar head football coach Bobby Carroll encourages the Cougars’ supporters to join the Cougars. “We appreciate the support of the community and the touchdown club.”
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