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Not to be outdone, Clinton’s junior varsity football team improved to 3-0 with a 30-6 win in Newberry over the Bulldogs.

The Red Devils improved as the game progressed, leading 8-6 after one quarter, 22-6 at half and 30-6 after three.

Cayson Copeland, Brett Young, Carson Glenn and J.T. McGowan each scored touchdowns. Quay Ryant and Austin Boyd intercepted passes.

“Our kids played well,” said head coach Dontavius Glenn, “Everyone on the team was able to contribute. Our defense played well. Our Offense made plays when needed. Our kids are improving day by day.

Clinton visits Union County on Sept. 30 at 6 p.m.

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In Greenwood, Clinton won every game but not as many as usual were played.

The Red Devil girls’ tennis team swept Emerald 6-0, but the Vikings forfeited at Nos. 5 singles and 2 doubles.

Chapman, which eliminated the Red Devils from the playoffs last year, looms large in Clinton’s Region 3-3A aspirations. The two were rained out on Tuesday.

Singles:Mary Catherine Dailey defeated Summer Karle 6 – 0, 6 – 0. Chandler Dailey defeated Kaitynne Turner 6 – 0, 6 – 0. Gracie Spangler defeated Andrea Wertz 6 – 0, 6 – 0. Reese Gowan defeated Laura Thompson 6 – 0, 6 – 0. Kimora Wesley won by forfeit.

Doubles: M.C. Dailey-C Dailey did not play. Gracie Wiggins-Libby Dailey won by forfeit.

Clinton (3-0, 3-0 region) is participating in the Hall of Fame Tennis Classic in Belton this weekend.

Gray Court-Owings upended Laurens in middle-school football at LMS on Thursday.

Turnovers were the LMS Tigers’ undoing. Three times in the 42-24 win, the GCO Tigers scored on the heels of LMS turnovers.

Damien Fernandez had TD runs of 1 and 51 yards for Gray Court-Owings. Nehemias Fernandez scored from 1 and 4 yards out, and Ariel Santos scored from 13 and 16 yards.

For LMS, Dewan Suber returned a kickoff 82 yard to the end zone. Jayce Campbell provided a 6-yard score, and Vaijae Quarles scored on a 33-yard dash. GCO is 2-0; LMS is 1-1. Both teams have defeated Whitmire.

Laurens picked up a Region 2-4A tennis victory at Greenwood, defeating the Eagles 6-1 at Gatewood Club.

 The Raiders won all singles lines, as well as at No. 1 doubles with Anna Jenkins and Bella Youseff winning a pro set 8-1. Greenwood won at No. 2 doubles 6-3, 6-3, over the Raiders’ Sara Beth Field and Sara Katherine Starling.

 Laurens visits Greer on Sept. 28 for a 5:30 p.m. match.

 

Greenwood did, however, best the Raiders in golf on Thursday. The Eagles totaled 190 strokes to the Raiders’ 237.

The Laurens scores were Bryson Cruickshanks 54, Mary Frances Kennedy 56, Julia Kennedy 62 and Virginia Smith 65.