FOX CREEK SPRING SPORTS THRIVING IN SUCCESS
By: Gerald Doolittle
North Augusta, S.C. – The 2017 Spring Sports season at Fox Creek High School has been a time for success as the Baseball, Softball, Girls Soccer and Boys Soccer going into spring break have a combined 33-13-1 record.
The baseball team coached by Kevin Lynn going into the break has a 13-2 overall and 8-0 region records. They have already clinched the Region 3-AA title with only Saluda and W.J. Keenan left to play inside the region. They have defeated Saluda 10-1 and W.J. Keenan 19-3 in earlier games. Their only defeats have been to White Knoll (1-2) and Aiken (2-4).
The Predators have gotten great leadership from the seniors. They are Peyton Doolittle, Phillip Colvin, Michael Ray (Citadel commit), Darius Broadwater, Ryan Gregory, Matt Johnson, Neko Williams, Johnny Niegowski and Trevor Anderson.
The Varsity Softball team coached by Katie Anderson enter the spring break with an overall record of 7-4 and stand 5-3 in Region 3-AA. They have defeated C.A. Johnson, Eau Claire and W.J. Keenan by large scores. They have dropped two region games to Gray Collegiate and one region game to Saluda. The two remaining region games are with Saluda and W. J. Keenan.
The Lady Predators leading pitchers have been Tana Cagle and Katelyn Roberts. They have also been leaders in the hitting department. Other that have contributed to the season are Kylie Groomes, Kimberly Lucas, Brittney Lambert, Christy Buist, Hannah Thomas and Amanda Rice.
The Varsity Girls Soccer team are enjoying a 8-4 overall record and stand 3-2 in Region 3-AA. They have two region wins over Eau Claire and have split with Gray Collegiate. They also have a loss to Saluda.
The Lady Predators have been led by Chandler Thacker, Grayson Kirkland, Leigh Cox, Stephanie Yano and Sarah Massey.
The Varsity Boys Soccer at the break has an overall record of 6-3-1 and in region play stand 4-1-1. In region play they have defeated Eau Claire twice and have wins over Gray Collegiate and W.J. Keenan. The region tie was against Saluda. The region loss was to Gray Collegiate. They have region games left with Saluda and W.J. Keenan.
It would appear all teams are headed to the playoffs with hopes of making deep and successful runs for titles.