Several local baseball and softball players picked up post-season honors recently.
What people are calling the “first” day of summer, Memorial Day, has come and gone and the Dixie Youth Baseball program in Dillon is still going strong, but there is only one week after this one for our Minor League.
The Dillon Invitational Coach Pitch tournament was held on Saturday, May 24, with Herald Office Systems claiming the championship title.
Although Pageland Central is 73 miles away, the rural route to get there makes it seem a lot farther. But for the fans dressed in gold and black after the game the trip was worth the effort.
It was a heartbreaker in Latta on Wednesday night as the Latta Vikings fell short, 3-2, against the St. Joseph’s Knights in the 2014 Class A State Championship series.
Dillon’s Andrianna McCollum took first place in the 400 Meter Dash at the 2014 Track and Field State Championship Meet on Saturday, May 17, at Spring Valley High SChool in Columbia, SC.
Four teams squared off for baseball action on Monday night in the Dixie Youth Coach Pitch league.
After facing elimination throughout much of the playoffs, Dillon’s Lady Wildcats earned a 6-2 win over Central on Monday night in the first round of the 2014 Class 2A State Softball series.
The Latta Vikings took a 4-0 loss from the St. Joseph’s Knights in the first game of the 2014 Class A State Baseball Championship series.
Dillon’s Lady Wildcats defeated Central 8-2 to claim the school’s first state softball championship on Wednesday night in Pageland, while the Latta Vikings battled for a 3-2 loss to St. Joseph’s in the Class A title game.