Five local teams reach state championship on the diamond

      Five local teams scored Friday wins in the Lower State Finals to reach the state championship in high school baseball and softball. The Lamar baseball team and Dillon softball squad scored two wins on the road to advance. The best of three state championship series begins on Monday. will post state championship matchups this weekend.

      Class 1A Baseball

      Lamar 8 Bamberg-Ehrhardt 5

      Lamar 4 Bamberg-Ehrhardt 3

      Class 4A Softball

      Carolina Forest 7 Summerville 6 (11 innings)

      Class 3A Softball

      Hartsville 11 Georgetown 1 (6 innings)

      Class 2A Softball

      Dillon 3 Hanahan 2

      Class 2A Softball

      Dillon 3 Hanahan 2

      Dillon 3 Hanahan 2

      Class 1A Softball

      Latta 7 Green Sea-Floyds 1