BASEBALL: Landrum Cardinals gaining momentum with two wins in a row

Published 11:44 am Tuesday, April 4, 2023

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The Landrum Cardinals (7-8, 1-3) entered Spring Break with some momentum after winning two in a row, including their first Region victory, to put them in fourth place, and three games out of first in the 2A Region 1 standings. 

The Cardinals began a stretch of five games over ten days on March 21 with a 15-0 loss to the Greer Yellowjackets (5-6) on the road. They followed it up with an impressive 18-8 blowout of Upstate Homeschool (2-2) on March 24. 

On March 27, they lost 9-3 to the Abbeville Panthers (6-8), following it up the next day with a 14-1 runaway win against the Greenville Tech Charter Warriors (1-7). The Cards returned home on March 31 and avenged their earlier season loss to Abbeville with a 6-1 win. 

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On the season, the Cardinals are 4-3 at home and 2-5 on the road and have scored 101 total runs, giving up 97. In region play, they have scored 29 runs and given up 29. 

The Cardinals return to play on Tuesday, April 11, versus the Liberty Red Devils (6-7, 3-1) in a home game beginning at 7 p.m. They have a quick turnaround with a rematch against Greer on Wednesday, April 12, beginning at 6:30 p.m.