The junior righty, verbally committed to play at Charleston Southern, struck out 14 and tossed a perfect game as the Loris baseball team defeated Green Sea Floyds 10-0 in six innings.
“He was on fire,” Lions coach Keith Daniels said. “He faced 20 batters. Out of the 20, he had 13 first-pitch strikes. He had no wild pitches. He was just on point the whole game. I think he ended up throwing 72 pitches in six innings.
“I don’t know what else to say … he was just good all-around. Hopefully we can build on this win and carry it over to region play next week.”
The Loris offense was potent as well. Austin Horde and Abraham Watts each went 2-for-3 with two RBIs, Whitt Rivenbark was 2-for-3 with one RBI, and Tanner Cox was 1-for-3 with one RBI.
“As a team we’re starting to do the fundamental things I ask them to do,” Daniels said. “… The offense looked pretty decent tonight. We’re looking to make some improvements against North Myrtle Beach [Tuesday] night.”
High school baseball
Records – Conway Christian 1-0, Christian Academy of Myrtle Beach 0-1.
Yamamoto shot a final-round 2-under 70 in the single-day event by three strokes. He earned $1,000.
CCU women’s indoor track and field
Peake, who set the Big South record with a time of 23.47 at the Virginia Tech Last Chance meet over the weekend, will be the lone representative from the Big South. She will compete Friday in the preliminaries in hopes of being among the eight to advance to Saturday’s finals.
CCU women’s basketball
Winthrop’sDequesha McClanahan was named player of the year, High Point’s Cheyenne Parker garnered defensive player of the year honors, Winthrop’s Schaquilla Nunn was freshman of the year, and Presbyterian’s Ronny Fisher was tabbed coach of the year.
Big South basketball
The deal runs through 2019 and extends the longstanding relationship that began in 1991.
Under the deal, which includes the last year of the current agreement, an average total of 62 Big South events will air annually on ESPN platforms. The Big South men’s basketball championship game will continue to air on either ESPN or ESPN2, while ESPNU will televise six events per season. The Conference will gain increased exposure on ESPN3, as the multi-screen sports network will carry a minimum 50 exclusive Big South contests starting next season. Coverage on ESPN3 will increase annually as part of the arrangement, and both parties have the option to produce additional events.
Quolas went 3-0 at the Coastal Carolina Invitational, tosses 202/3 scoreless innings.
High school softball
High school boys tennis