Notebook: THA softball wins 2 games; Chargers win in baseball
Thomas Heyward’s softball team fell 5-4 to Colleton Prep April 4, but won twice later in the week. Pitcher Cheyenne Strong threw seven innings, allowed five runs (three earned) and struck out seven.
Strong, Danielle Dudley, Hannah Cannon, Mikalya Blanton and Ivy Bryan each had hits.
THA (12-8) beat Hilton Head 21-0 April 6 and Calhoun 6-0 April 7. Cannon hit a home run and had a double against Calhoun. Blanton had two hits. Strong struck out 12.
As of last week, Bryan led the Rebels in batting average .521, runs (17), hits (25), RBI (32), OBP (.603), and SLG (.791). Cannon is second in batting average (.423), hits (22), RBI (14), and SLG (.576).
Alayna DeLong leads the team with nine steals. Strong was 7-7 with a 1.77 ERA and 104 strikeouts in 83 innings pitched.
John Paul’s streak ends
The Golden Warriors’ seven-game winning streak ended April 4 in a 6-2 loss at Hilton Head Christian. John Paul II had goals from Jasper resident Sebastian Laverde and Elijah Moreno. Nyleem Wright made 11 saves.
The Chargers’ baseball team beat conference foe Sumter Christian 18-8 in five innings. They are undefeated in conference play.
The Lady Chargers’ soccer team lost 4-0 to Calvary Christian of Myrtle Beach.
Justin Baker 5K set
The Justin Baker 5K run and walk is 8:30 a.m., May 13 at Mackay Point Plantation in Yemassee.
The event benefits the Justin Baker Field and Scholarship Fund. Entry fee is $25 if received by April 21; $30 by May 12; and $35 day of the race.
The fee is $10 for those 10 years old and younger. For more information, call 843-226-1015 or 843-384-2369.
Legacy Christian 5K
Legacy Christian is hosting a 5K event April 22 at Hilton Head Lakes in Hardeeville. Registration is 8 a.m.; the race starts at 9 a.m.