Lockhart scored five runs in the fifth to ice the game.
Aaron Bailey pitched four innings, giving up two hits. Brandon Parker closed.
Quay Cooper, Bailey, Parker and JP Fowler each scored two runs.
Zack Turner and Fowler each had singles. Parker had a double.
“This was a huge win for our team,” said coach Jay Voiselle. “We played error-free ball and that’s what wins games like this.”
Lockhart travels to Jonesville today.
SALUDA — King Academy defeated Whitmire’s varsity baseball team 7-1 on Monday.
J. Cromer threw a complete game for the Knights. Steven Broom took the loss, despite pitching two effective innings. Also pitching for Whitmire were: P.J Davis (2), Ethan Campbell (1) and Ian Elsmore (1).
The Knights were led by leadoff man S. Sullivan (3-for-3, 2 HRs, 4 RBIs). Jarrell Ruff-Smalls led Whitmire, going 2-for-3 with an RBI.
"We pitched fairly well and played good defense after the 1st inning,” said WCS coach Chris Martin. “Our bats stunk tonight. We are striving to put a complete game together tomorrow."
Whitmire (0-11) hosts Christ Church today.
UCHS JV SOFTBALL
CHESNEE — Union County’s JV softball team defeated Chesnee 6-1 and 15-0 on Monday.
In game 1, Tiffany Vaughn was the winning pitcher with six strikeouts. Logan Wade had a double; Katie Melton had two singles; Vaughn had a single; and McKayla Plemmons had two hits.
In game 2, Wade was the winning pitcher with four strikeouts. Wade had a double and a triple; Kristen Giles had a double and single; Andrea Eison had a double; Ashley Sprouse and Brooke Kelly each had a single.
The JV team (5-0) hosts Clinton on Friday. The Jackets have outscored opponents 69-2 in five games.
WHITMIRE JV SOFTBALL
WHITMIRE — The Lady Wolverines’ JV softball team beat Jonesville 6-5 and lost to Sims 14-2 on Monday.
Whitmire JV travels to Christ Church today.
Sims’ softball defeated Whitmire JV 14-2 in three innings on Monday.
Emily Kingsmore was the winning pitcher.
“We did a great job considering we had not been able to practice or play for five days (due to rain),” said Tiger coach Mitchell Moss. “I was not sure how we were going to come out. I figured we would be a little rusty. The first inning was a little rocky, but we looked pretty good, especially swinging the bat."
At the plate: Triston Tidey was 3-for-3; Connor Wicker was 2-for-3; Chakira Worthy was 3-for-3; Clarissa Hughes was 2-for-3; Taylor Peahuff was 2-for-3; Haley Palmer was 1-for-1; Candace Sprouse was 2-for-2; Kami Edwards was 1-for-1; Jasmine Smith was 1-for- 2; and Kingsmore was 1-for-2.
Sims finishes its season on Thursday with a double-header at Jonesville.
CLINTON — Union County’s varsity golf team played a tri-match at Lakeside Country Club on Monday.
Scores: Blue Ridge Ridge 153, Union County 167, Clinton 173. Medalist: Corey Taylor (Blue Ridge) 36.
UCHS scores: Hunter Parks 40, Adam Gault 41, Jordan Crumpton 43, NIck Monroe 43, Clay Moore 45, Nick Coffer 51.
“We played much better and our players were excited to get another win,” said Jacket coach David Maness. “We continue to improve slowly. We still missed a number of short putts.”
UCHS (2-6) travels to York on Wednesday.
YORK — Union County’s boys’ tennis team defeated York 5-1 on Monday.
In singles play, No. 1 David Hope d. Suggs 6-1, 6-2; No. 2 Joseph Sawyer d. Fisk 6-3, 6-3; No. 3 Jacob Robbins lost to Spears (ret); No. 4 Brett Ayers d. Patrick 6-2, 6-1; and No. 5 Andrew Adamo d. Lawson 6-0, 6-1.
In doubles play, No. 2 Aaron West and Seth McFarland d. Burnett and Thomas 6-3, 6-3.
In JV play, Jake Wilburn d. Womble 7-6, 6-7 (10-5).
UCHS (6-3,0-1) travels to Clinton on Wednesday.
JV GIRLS SOCCER
GREER — Riverside defeated Union County’s JV girls soccer team 7-0 on Monday.
Ivy Murphy and Whitney Sinclair played a very aggressive game offensively, said coach Laura O'Shields.
“We are learning more and more each game,” she said.
VARSITY GIRLS SOCCER
GREER — Riverside defeated Union County’s varsity girls’ soccer team 9-0 on Monday.
Goalkeeper Kelsey Wright sustained a concusion, but is OK.
UCHS (1-6) hosts Blue Ridge on Thursday.
Union County’s varsity and JV boys’ soccer teams fell to Riverside on Monday.
UCHS hosts Blue Ridge on Thursday.
Bo Whitney of Union will play college football for Hargrave Military Academy in Chatham, Va.
Whitney, 6-4, 220, will play at tight end. He also received an offer from Tusculum College and was invited to walk on at Coastal Carolina and Clemson.
DIXIE GIRLS SCORES
USC-U 17, Spectra 7
Midway 7, Crisp and Sons 5
H&R Block 4, Parties R Us 0
TBA Construction 7, Dollar General 1
The Timken Rangers upended the John Young Braves 11-1 on Monday night in the Lockhart Dixie Youth Ozone opener.
Timken was led by five hitless innings from Hunter Bailey. The Rangers were led at the plate by Jayshuwa Gist and Tyler Gregory, who were perfect; Jayshuwa Gist was 3-for-3; and Tyler Gregory was 2-for-2; Kennedy Beatty, Dustin West, Spencer Horne, Joseph Ridings, Dustin Alexander and Dylan Cabiness each had a hit.
The Timken Rangers face off with the unbeaten Superior Red Sox — who beat the Ashe Insurance Riverdogs 11-1 on Monday — at 7:30 p.m. at Lockhart Dixie Youth Field.