• The Oakridge Middle School team ran its record to 7-1 on the season after crushing Sullivan 20-0 April 8. The Lady Golden Eagles scored five runs in the first two innings, and 15 runs in the third inning to blow the game wide open. Pitcher Tiffany Domingue dominated striking out six Sullivan hitters. Leading the way offensively was: Domingue - 4 for 4, 3 home runs, a double, and four runs scored; Cecily Williams - 3 for 4, 2 singles and a double; Sydney Beatham - 3 for 3, 3 singles, 7 steals and 4 runs scored; Emily Bourdeaux - doubled, 2 runs scored; Clare LaMontagne - doubled, 2 runs scored.
• The team also defeated Rawlinson Road 19-6. Domingue pitched the Golden Eagles to victory, striking out four hitters. Leading the way on offense for Oakridge was: Beatham - 4 for 5, 3 singles, a double, and 4 runs scored; Sophia Sprouse - 2 for 3, tripled, doubled, and 4 runs scored; Domingue - 3 for 5, doubled, tripled, homered and scored 2 runs; Jackie Van Slambrook - 2 for 2, singled, doubled and scored 2 runs; Williams - 2 for 3, singled, doubled and scored 2 runs.
OMS is 8-1 on the season with six straight wins.
• OMS beat cross town rival Clover 7-2 on April 8. The boys earned 7 runs off 12 hits. Pitcher Bo Bodine all six innings, earning 10 strikeouts. Bryan Van Scoyoc filled in behind the plate when the catcher injured his hand before the start of the game. Contributing for the Golden Eagles were: Luke Darling - 2 hits; Bodine - 1 hit; Devyn Byrd - 2 hits and 1 RBI; Kolby Crepeau - 1 hit; Brandon Johnson - 1 hit; Parker Johnson - 2 hits (1 was home run) and 2 RBIs; Tanner Maness - 2 hits and 1 RBI; Van Scoyoc - 1 hit and 1 RBI.
• On April 9, OMS beat Sullivan, 3-2. Garrett Bufford earned the win on the mound with nine strike outs in 6 1/3 innings. Luke Darling earned the save pitching for 2/3 innings and getting one strike out. Defensively, OMS was led by Bryan Van Scoyoc with six put outs, many of which were in critical situations. Seth Querze also made a clutch play at the plate stopping the tie run from scoring, from a relay throw by Brandon Johnson and Bo Bodine. Offensively contributing for the Golden Eagles were: Bufford - single; Parker Johnson - single and RBI; Tanner Maness - single; Van Scoyoc - 2 singles; Darling - single.
• On April 10, the OMS blasted Fort Mill, 12-4. Kolby Crepeau earned the win pitching four innings and throwing three strike outs. Also throwing for OMS was Luke Darling, pitching 2 1/3 innings with four strike outs; and Bryan Van Scoyoc pitching 2/3 innings of relief. Defensively, the team was led by Van Scoyoc with six put outs, coming from triple duty at short stop, pitcher and then catcher. Offensively contributing for the Golden Eagles were: Crepeau - three hits and three RBI; Brandon Johnson - single and 1 RBI; Parker Johnson - single; Tanner Maness - 3 hits and 1 RBI; Van Scoyoc - single and 1 RBI; Darling - single; Bo Bodine - single and 1 RBI; Hunter Holland - single and 1 RBI.
• The Lady Golden Eagles defeated crosstown rival Clover Middle 7-0 on April 8. Hannah Sills began scoring early with a pass from Teagan Domurat, as well as ended the scoring run with a goal passed from Kayla Cruse. J'menii Isaac managed to have a hat trick, although she only played half the game due to injury. She had two assists from Meredith Bowman, and one from Sills. Grace Sain also scored, as well as assist Janae Massey in a score. Keeper Sydney Combs had two saves.
On April 10, the OMS girls’ team continued its winning streak with a 13-0 defeat of York. Maddie Franks, Haven Richardson, Krystal Nielsen and Ashby Huckabee scored their first goals of the season. Keeper Combs was able to take some time outside of the goal, giving Nielsen an opportunity to make three saves.
• On April 8, OMS and CMS played a hard fought game. Clover scored twice before half. OMS came out and scored twice with Garrett Neuffer scoring on a penalty kick, and then Alex Raine launched a ball from a throw in into the box where many touches were made. Matthew Gurley got the final touch in the back of the net. The game ended with OMS losing 3-2 from a penalty kick for Clover.
• The boys; team ripped through York 5-0. Six minutes into the game, Neuffer scored a penalty kick. Two minutes later, Alexander Harrell hit the inside post and as it came back to him, he struck it into the back of the net. Gabriel Patreatanu assisted Harrell on the goal. There was a lull in play until the 27 minute mark. Aaron Le made a beautiful through ball to Alex Raine that finished the shot. Noah Daniels bicycle kicked the ball in to the net from 18 yards away over the goalkeepers head. The game scoring finished off with Neuffer got an assist when Conley Whittle split the defense and flicked it over an oncoming goalie. The goalies, Austin Gunnels and Corey Chambers, split a shutout.
On April 3, both the Oakridge Middle School girls’ and boys’ track teams placed third in the meet.
• Girls: Dezi Mei third in 1600 meters; Mindall Reese fourth in 100 meters; medley relay second; 4x400 Relay; Deylon Harkey fourth discus; Ashley Atkinson second long jump
• Boys: Jordan Parlier third 1600 meters; Brendan Fisher third 400 meters; Landon Albrick fourth 400 meters; medley relay first; 4X400 relay second; Payton Webster fourth discus; Payton Webster second shot put; Landon Albrick third long jump
On April 8, the Lady Golden Eagles and the boys’ team placed third in a competitive meet. Several girls set personal records. The girls swept the top four positions in the 1600 meters event.
• Girls: 1600 meters - Lilly Elston first 6:35 Skyler Fabish second 6:43 Sabrina Sherwood third 6:44 Dezi Mei fourth 6:52; 100 meters - Emma Johnson first 13.32; 200 meters, Emma Johnson first 28.4, Tiona Walls fourth 30.08, long jump - Ashley Atkinson 12’2”
• Boys: 1600 meters - Luke Barz first 5:46, Payton Barrow third 5:52, Jordan Parlier fourth 5:53; 100 meters - Heze Massey fourth 14.1; 400 meters - Landon Albrick first 1:00.19, Brendan Fisher third 1:03.07; Medley Relay- second 2:03.43; 800 meters - Luke Barz - fourth 2:44; 4x400 - first 4:18; long jump - Landon Albrick fourth 12'10"; discus - Payton Webster second, Isaiah Farmer third, Jacob Gunn fourth
On April 10, the OMS girls’ and boys’ teams finished third in a three-way meet. The boys hit 19 personal records during the meet.
• Girls: 4x100 - second - 56.37 Mindal Reese, Savannah Bryant, Tiona Walls, Emma Johnson; 1600 meters - second- Lily Elston 6:13; 100 meters - Emma Johnson first 12.98, Mindal Reese fourth 13.38; 400 meters - Ashley Atkinson second 1:10.02, Jen Ramsey fourth 1:11.68; sprint medley - Mindal Reese, Angel Nguyen, Tiona Walls, Savannah Bryant second and setting new school record 2:11.46; 800 meters - Lily Elston third 3:04; 200 meters - Emma Johnson first 28.37; discus - Deylan Harkey - third 54’6”
• Boys: 1600 meters - Luke Barz second 5:45, Payton Barrow third 5:55, Jordan Parlier fourth 5:58; 400 meters - Brendon Fisher second 59.96, Landon Albrick third 1:00.12; 800 meters - Luke Barz first 2:34.46; 4x400 - Brendan Fisher, Machai Purnell, Jordan Parlier, Landon Albrick first 4:14; high jump - Machai Purnell third 4’6”; shot put - Payton Webster third 34’ 2 1/2”