Midlands high school games schedule, April 24 - 29

April 24, 2014 

BOYS SOCCER

Cardinal Newman vs. Heathwood Hall

6:30 p.m. Tuesday

at Cardinal Newman

The No. 1-ranked SCISA-3A Cardinals wrap the regular season with a rematch against the Highlanders and a chance to complete a sweep of their region. Cardinal Newman defeated Heathwood 1-0 on April 14 and stands at 12-6-4. The Highlanders are 3-7.

GIRLS SOCCER

Batesburg-

Leesville

at Newberry

5:30 p.m., Tuesday

The traveling Panthers, who hung 10 goals against Ninety Six earlier this month, take on Newberry (6-4) in a non-conference challenge. The Panthers are 7-1, 6-0 in their region, and have scored 55 goals and allowed 21 this season.

SOFTBALL

River Bluff

at Gilbert

6 p.m., Thursday

The Indians host upstart River Bluff for senior night. Led by senior shortstop Jenna Williams, pitchers Gabby Keisler and Lyndie Dorgan, the Indians look to close the regular season with a win before moving into the district playoffs. Gilbert edged River Bluff 6-5 in the season opener on March 11.

BASEBALL

Lugoff-Elgin

at Irmo

6:30 p.m., Friday

Led by seniors Hunter McManus and Jake Brazell, the Demons (9-7) visit Irmo in the season finale. Lugoff-Elgin stands at third in Region 4-4A. Irmo is 3-11 and is in fifth place.

TRACK AND FIELD

The Swansea Tiger Invitational

On Friday at Swansea, the Tigers host a six-team meet in the penultimate week of regular season competition. A.C. Flora and Blythewood will compete, along with Upstate squads Stall, Aiken and Ninety Six. Among featured athletes are Swansea sprinter Rodneisha Lykes, A.C. Flora distance runner Susannah Cate, and Blythewood’s Lynard Jamison and Mike Lantz.

The Tigers also host the Region 5-3A meet on April 30, while the Region 4-3A meet is slated for the same day at Dreher’s Memorial track facility.

Akilah Imani Nelson

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