High School Sports

This week's Hometown Heroes

Following are updates and statistics through Sunday of former Columbia-area high school athletes competing at the collegiate level:


Erskine junior catcher Shawn Glover (Richland Northeast): Went 2-for-9 with three runs, three walks as the Flying Fleet went 3-1.

Erskine senior outfielder Bryan Fogle (Lexington): Went 6-for-14 with six runs, two home runs, one double, seven RBI, four walks.

Francis Marion senior outfielder Alex Lee (Blythewood): Went 3-for-7 with two doubles, two runs, one RBI, one walk as Patriots went 1-1.

Francis Marion junior infielder/pitcher Tyler Cappelman (Sumter): Went 1-for-5 with one run.

Newberry junior infielder-pitcher Chris Love (Richland Northeast): Went 5-for-14 with six runs, five RBIs, two doubles, one home run.

Newberry junior outfielder-catcher Sanchez Gartman (Newberry): Went 3-for-15 with three runs, six RBIs, one home run.

Newberry junior outfielder Pierce Labrador (Lexington): Went 8-for-17 with eight runs, three RBIs, two doubles.

USC Aiken sophomore second baseman/shortstop Nick Aranas (Lexington): Wen 4-for-7 with one run, one home run as Pacers went 1-1.

USC Aiken freshman shortstop/second baseman Stephen Carmon (Camden): Went 2-for-8 with one run.

USC Aiken sophomore outfielder Josh Attaway (Lexington): Went 2-for-4 with one run, one double.

USC Aiken junior pitcher Steven Spire (Swansea): Allowed five runs, three earned, four hits in two innings with six walks to earn loss.

USC Aiken freshman pitcher Thomas McLeod (Chapin): Went four innings, allowing three hits, one run, with five strikeouts, two walks to earn loss.

Men's Basketball

Auburn senior forward Lucas Hargrove (Richland Northeast): Had 15 points, six rebounds, three assists, two steals in 82-79 overtime loss at Arkansas. Averaging 13.3 points, team-best 7.1 rebounds for Tigers (11-12, 2-6 SEC).

Armstrong Atlantic State senior forward Marquise Duvall (Spring Valley): Seven points, nine rebounds in 63-61 win over Francis Marion. Nine points, three rebounds in 76-65 win over Flagler. Averaging 4.6 points, 3.8 rebounds for Pirates (8-13, 3-9 Peach Belt Conference).

Belmont Abbey sophomore center Kyle Phillips (White Knoll): Had 18 points, seven rebounds in 99-97 overtime loss to Queen's. Nine points, four rebounds in 70-65 loss to Mount Olive. Averaging 13.6 points, 5.2 rebounds for Crusaders (11-8, 7-6 Conference Carolinas).

Coker College junior guard Vatrick Thompson (White Knoll): Had 16 points, five rebounds in 73-63 win over St. Andrews. Averaging 12.9 points, 3.2 rebounds, with team-best 24 3-pointers and 26 steals for Cobras (9-10, 6-7 Conference Carolinas).

Florida Southern College senior forward John Thompson (White Knoll): Team-high 20 points, eight rebounds in 90-69 win over Rollins. Had 15 points, six rebounds in 79-78 loss to Florida Tech. Averaging 15.5 points, team-best 8.7 rebounds for Moccasins (19-3, 8-3 Sunshine State Conference).

Shenandoah senior guard Kenny Robertson (Fairfield Central): Four points, four rebounds, three assists in 79-71 loss to North Carolina Wesleyan. Averaging 8.9 points, 5.3 rebounds with team-best 89 assists for Hornets (8-13, 3-10 USA South Conference).

USC Aiken junior guard Byron Faison (Sumter/Crestwood): Team-high 17 points, three 3-pointers in 73-59 loss to Augusta State. Averaging team-best 13.5 points, 2.2 rebounds, with 43 3-pointers for Pacers (12-7, 7-5 Peach Belt Conference).

USC Aiken freshman guard Ronald Zimmerman (Spring Valley): Had 11 points, three 3-pointers against Augusta State. Averaging 1.6 points.

USC Aiken sophomore guard Sterling Council (Camden): Two assists against Augusta State. Averaging 6.9 points, 2.3 rebounds.

Women's Basketball

College of Charleston senior center Deidra Jones (Dutch Fork): Eight points, 11 rebounds in 57-50 loss to Samford. Had 10 points, four rebounds in 74-71 win over Western Carolina. Averaging 9.2 points, seven rebounds for Cougars (17-7, 11-4 Southern Conference).

Duke senior guard/forward Keturah Jackson (Dreher): Seven points, one 3-pointer, five rebounds in 61-57 loss at Boston College. Averaging 5.5 points, 3.7 rebounds for Blue Devils (18-4, 6-1 ACC).

High Point junior guard Frances Fields (Sumter): Eight points, six assists, two rebounds in 67-60 loss at Coastal Carolina. Averaging 6.9 points, three rebounds with team-best 92 assists for Panthers (13-9, 6-3 Big South Conference).

IUPUI sophomore guard Janna Eichelberger (Airport): Six points, one 3-pointer, two rebounds, three assists in 61-50 loss to Western Illinois. Seven points, seven rebounds, three assists in 74-55 loss to Oakland. Averaging 5.4 points, 5.2 rebounds for Jaguars (2-21, 1-11 Summit League).

Miami freshman guard Morgan Stroman (Lower Richland): Had 13 points, 10 rebounds in 85-60 win over Southern Illinois-Edwardsville. Six points, four rebounds in 80-69 win over North Carolina. Averaging eight points, 6.2 rebounds for Hurricanes (16-7, 3-5 ACC).

Morehead State senior guard Tiffanie Stephens (Richland Northeast): Had 10 points, two 3-pointers, three rebounds in 80-45 win over Tennessee Tech. Had nine points, two 3-pointers, five rebounds in 80-53 win over Jacksonville State. Averaging 6.8 points, 3.2 rebounds with 15 3-pointers for Eagles (18-6, 11-2 Ohio Valley Conference).

South Carolina State sophomore guard Whitney Wiley (Spring Valley): Team-high 23 points in 67-47 win over Hamtpon. Averaging team-best 14.5 points, 3.1 rebounds, with 10 3-pointers for Bulldogs (6-15, 1-8 in MEAC).