The state championships began on Monday night highlighted by the Lake View Wild Gators 1-0 extra inning win over Abbeville in the 1A state championship series. Lake View got another stellar effort on the mound from Avonlea Cooke and a walk off HR by Morgan Wethington in the 8th inning.
Marlboro County is down 8-1 to Nation Ford in the 5th inning. The rains came to Fort Mill and Marlboro County elected to return to Fort Mill on Tuesday night to complete the game.
Saint James fell behind one game to none in its best of three series with a 4-2 loss at Union. The Sharks scored in the top of the 1st on a Gunnar Heidt sacrifice fly, but Union would score single runs in the first three innings to pull away. The rains came in the sixth inning and never left and both teams agreed to call the game. Game two is Wednesday night in Murrells Inlet.
In high school girls soccer, Saint James best ever season came to an end with a 2-1 loss at Hilton Head. The Saint James boys golf team has a four shot lead in the 3A golf state championships. The final 18 holes will be played on Tuesday at Black Bear in Longs.
Class 3A Baseball
Union 4 Saint James 2 (game called in 6th inning)
Union leads series 1 game to none. Game two Wednesday at Saint James at 6pm
Class 3A Softball
Nation Ford 8 Marlboro County 1 (5th inning) game suspended due to rain, will continue on Tuesday in Fort Mill
Class 1A Softball
Lake View 1 Abbeville 0 (8 innings)
Lake View leads series 1 game to none. Game two Wednesday at Abbeville
Class 3A Girls Soccer State Semifinals
Hilton Head 2 Saint James 1