Panther Baseball Splits with Hammond

The Panthers split a Junior Varsity / Varsity doubleheader with Hammond last night.  The Junior Varsity team won 9-3 behind the solid pitching of Trevor Dacus.  He struck out five Hammond batters while giving up four hits and two earned runs in his six innings of work.  Clay Dickinson pitched the final inning and gave up one hit and no runs. The Panthers pounded out 12 hits against two Hammond hurlers.  Anderson Blevins led the attack with three hits while Jacob Cain, Cal Hucks and Cole Owens all had two hits.  Anderson had two rbi’s while Cole, Jacob and Caleb Wilson all contributed one as well.  The JV team is now 5-0 on the season.

The varsity team lost 9-1 in its game.  Thomas Castles took the loss but the Panthers were done in this night be errors and a lack of hitting.  After squandering a first inning opportunity to score, the wheels came off in the bottom of the first when the Hammond team plated four runs after getting two hits and taking advantage of four Panther errors.  Hammond added three runs in the second and never looked back.  Thomas Castles, Logan Dickinson and Reese Hankins each collected one hit for the night. The Varsity team is now 3-2 on the season.

Both teams take to the diamond to play again this Saturday against North Central High School.

JV Baseball Team Wins Against Lower Richland

The JV Panther baseball team improved to 4-0 with a 16-6 victory against Lower Richland.  Jacob Cain earned the win pitching 4 1/3 innings, striking out five batters, while giving up one hit and three earned runs.  Clay Dickinson finished the final 1 2/3 innings for the Panthers on the mound giving up one hit and no earned runs.  Caleb Wilson had three hits on the day with one of the hits being a successful suicide squeeze scoring JC Ellis from third base.  Cole Owens and JC Ellis also contributed hits.  Caleb, Cole and JC all had two rbi’s and Jacob and Clay both had one rbi apiece.  The JV team plays again at Hammond Wednesday night at 4:00.

JV Baseball Team Sweeps Dutch Fork

The Panther JV team beat Dutch Fork in a double header 8-6 and 3-2.  In the first game, Trevor Dacus pitched the first three inning to get the win while James Reed pitched the final two innings. Toghether they gave up only one earned run.  Caleb Wilson led the way at the plate with two hits.  Others getting hits included Anderson Blevins, Clay Dickinson, Cole Owens, and Cal Hucks.

In the second game of the double header, the Panthers again prevailed by a score of 3-2.  JC Ellis pitched a complete game striking out seven and walking three.  He only gave up one earned run.  The Panthers won this game despite getting just two hits; one by Pat Brunson and one by James Reed (a double).  JC Ellis helped his cause by getting the Panther’s lone RBI.

Baseball Schedule for Week Ending March 10th

Monday, March 5th – JV at Lower Richland (6:00)

Wednesday, March 7th – JV and V at Hammond (4:00 and 6:30)

Saturday, March 10th – JV and V at North Central High School (11:00 and 1:00)

Varsity Baseball Loses Against Lower Richland

The Panther varsity team let a game get away from them on Thursday night.  After outplaying Lower Richland for most of the night, the Panthers lost a late lead and the game in the last inning.  Alex Blevins took the loss on the mound despite giving up just four hits and one earned run over six innings.  Josh Hanna, Logan Dickinson, Thomas Castles and Danny Morales led the way at the plate with two hits each.  Danny had a double while Josh clubbed a two run homerun in the 4th inning and both drove in two runs.  In spite of the loss, the Panthers advance to the championship game due to their earlier wins in the tournament.  They will play Lower Richland again in the championship. Update: The championship game was cancelled due to weather.  The Panthers finished the tournament in 2nd place with a 2-1 record.

3/3/12- PAC Girls soccer team going on Trinidad Missions Trip

Trinidad 2012 Missions Trip

 

We have put together a team that consist mostly of our PAC JV and Varsity girls (and two non-PAC players) who are participating in Trinidad 2012.  The girls will go to local schools to hold assembly programs presenting the Gospel through song, dance, drama, human videos, and testimony.  In the afternoons they will play soccer matches agains local high school teams and club teams with opportunity to share thier faith following the matches.  They may also have opportunity to go to an orphanage and be apart of a church service.

Coach Steve Hursey has committed to coaching this team, if you would like to give specifically towards his trip please indicate that when you send your gift.

 

We are collecting school supplies for the trip:

Crayons, markers, pens, pencils, rulers, and glue sticks

No Paper products

 

Also, we are collecting soccer balls, cleats, and uniforms

 

If you want to give a donation (that will not be tax deductable) make it out to PAC and send it to:

Charlene Dunbar

636 Old 96 Indian Trail

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At this point, PAC is not a non-profit organization and unfortunately we have found that we cannot go through a church to offer a tax deductable way for you to give.  Therefore, if you choose to give know that God will bless you:)

 

The dates for the trip are June 3-11

 

Concessions will be at each home game to raise money for the missions trip.

 

We are so excited about this group and the mission!!!

Call Charlene   803 685 5707 if you have any questions or would like to join the group, there is still space for a few more players but time is of the essence so if you feel led call quickly.

 

 

Varsity Baseball Team Wins Against Branchville High School

The Panthers won their 3rd consecutive game beating Branchville High School 13-2 in the Lower Richland Tournament.  Logan Dickinson pitched a complete game picking up his second win of the season.  He scattered seven hits while striking out one and walking none.  Logan helped himself at the plate by hitting three singles and driving in one run.  Jonathan Liva, Danny Morales and Josh Hanna also had three hits with Danny and Jonathan hitting doubles.  Alex Blevins had two hits including a triple while driving in three runs.  Josh Hanna had two runs driven in.

2/29/12- PAC soccer games added to VB and JVG schedule

April 9 – PAC JVG vs Easly Guardians play at 5:00

April 9- PAC VB vs Easly Guardians play at 6:30

Location of games TBA- I am trying to get BB&T field for both games.

Varsity Baseball Team Wins Against Lakewood High School

The Panthers won a tight game 7-6 against the Lakewood Gators from Sumter.  After falling behind early 2-0, the Panthers righted the ship and scored five runs with the help of two suicide squeeze bunts by Thomas Castles and Josh Hanna.  Jonathan Liva and Alex Blevins both had two hits in the victory.  Thomas Castles pitched four strong innings to pick up the win and Joseph Sightler earned the save.

Baseball Hats Available

Baseball hats are now available to the PAC family.  Please contact Jim Blevins at 803-397-5483 to get one so you can show your PAC pride.  Cost is $27.50.