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Baseball: Panthers advance to Lower State; Chiefs falter

The Carolina Forest baseball team had to put in a little overtime to get past Lexington in the Class 4A District 8 finals. But in the end the No. 1-ranked Panthers punched their ticket to the Lower State tournament with an emphatic statement. After losing the opener of the doubleheader 5-2 for the Panthers’ first loss in the double-elimination tournament, Carolina Forest broke out the big... 

No. 1 Panthers cruise into district tournament finals

The No. 1-ranked Carolina Forest High baseball team is sitting in the proverbial catbird seat in district tournament play. The Panthers captured a 3-0 victory over visiting Stratford on Saturday to advance to the finals of the double-elimination tourney. Carolina Forest is now off until Wednesday, awaiting the outcome of Monday’s Lexington-Stratford elimination game and needing only one win... 

Panthers draw first blood in district tournament opener

The No. 1-ranked and top-seeded Carolina Forest baseball team wasted little time establishing itself as a front-runner for the Class 4A state championship by defeating Spring Valley 5-3 in Wednesday’s opening round of the SCHSL state playoffs. The Panthers (19-5) erupted for three runs in the first inning to jump on top early and held on for the victory in the first round of the Class 4A... 

Athlete of the Week: Gerber leaves ice for greener sport

Just as winter turns to spring in three short months, Carolina Forest lacrosse standout Phil Gerber made the transition from the ice to grass in three short years. The former hockey player officially switched sticks and sports as a sophomore, and he graduates as one of the state’s leaders in various statistical categories. More important was the senior captain’s leadership in the Panthers’... 

Panthers’ season ends with playoff loss at Dutch Fork

The Carolina Forest High boys lacrosse team’s best season in school history came to an end Tuesday night with a 10-6 loss to Dutch Fork in the first round of the state playoffs. After earning the No. 5 seed, the Panthers drew a tough opening assignment against the state-power Silver Foxes, who claimed the No. 4 seed and hosted the playoff rookie Panthers. Carolina Forest came up short and... 

Lacrosse: Panthers pound Seahawks, await playoff bid

The Carolina Forest boys varsity lacrosse team (11-1) finished the regular season with a 20-3 win over second-year program Myrtle Beach at Doug Shaw stadium on Friday night. The Panthers jumped out to a 7-0 lead and coasted to the victory for their best record in program history. Sebastian Musumeci led the scoring with four goals and one assist. Joe Venazio (3 goals, 1 assist) and Matt Sampollo... 

Athlete of Week: Watkins flying high on track, field

A more accurate term for the sport of track and field, at least in individual terms, would be track OR field. Most athletes fall into one of the two categories. The speedy sprinters generally aren’t very good at throwing a shot put, and the most powerful field athletes wouldn’t last a millisecond on the track. And then there’s Kayla Watkins, a Carolina Forest High sophomore and... 

Lacrosse: Carolina Forest tops Waccamaw, St. James

The Carolina Forest boys varsity lacrosse team improved to 9-1 on the season by beating Waccamaw 12-3 on Monday night, solidifying the Panthers’ chances at a playoff berth. Carolina Forest’s Joe Venazio and Sebastian Musumeci led the Panthers scoring with three goals apiece, and Curtis Pellegrino followed with two goals. Carolina Forest outscored Waccamaw 4-0 in the first period and... 

Carolina Forest delivers late goals to upend Blythewood

The Carolina Forest boys varsity lacrosse team scored two goals in the final 4 minutes of the game to defeat host Blythewood 11-10 in a hard-fought contest Saturday. After leading most of the game, the No. 6-ranked Panthers (8-1) fell behind the Bengals 10-9 with 4 minutes remaining. Joe Venazio scored his fifth goal of the game on a laser pass from Josh Reffey (1 goal, 2 assists) to tie it up. With... 

Lembcke propels Panthers to big region win over WF

The No. 2-ranked Carolina Forest High baseball team took a big step toward clinching the Region 6-4A title Friday behind the strong effort at the plate and on the mound by Jared Lembcke. Lembcke pitched a complete game and drove in three runs to single-handedly outscore visiting West Florence 4-2, giving the Panthers (14-3 overall, 6-0 region) a two-game lead in the league standings with only four... 
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