MYRTLE BEACH, SC- In a double-header showdown on Tuesday, the South RangeRaiders split their games, showcasing their resilience and competitive spirit.

In the first game, Tyson Tarajack led the charge on the mound for the Raiders, securing the win with an impressive performance. The right-handed pitcher held Floyd Central to just two hits and zero runs over five innings, striking out seven batters while walking two. Grant Jenkins suffered the loss for Floyd Central, allowing two runs (none earned) on three hits in one-third of an inning. Jace Martin started the game for Floyd Central, yielding eight hits and 10 runs (five earned) over three and two-thirds innings.

The Raiders’ offense came alive, amassing a total of 15 hits in the game. Gehring and Brian were standout performers, each collecting three hits. Gehring, batting eighth, led the charge with four runs batted in, going 3-for-4 at the plate. Wardle and Nagy also contributed with multiple hits. Wardle and Tranovich showcased their speed on the bases, stealing multiple bases to help the Raiders secure six stolen bases overall. Defensively, the Raiders were flawless, committing zero errors, with Gehring making the most plays with eight.

However, in the second game against Wilson, the Raiders couldn’t maintain their momentum, falling short with an 8-0 defeat. Wilson took an early lead in the first inning, capitalizing on hits by Clark Kenny, Hayden Mims, Ben Reynolds, and Jones Deschamps to put runs on the board.

Despite a valiant effort on the mound by Shaun Updegraff and Jake Shumate, the Raiders couldn’t contain Wilson’s offense. Updegraff took the loss, surrendering four runs on seven hits over three innings, while Shumate pitched four innings in relief, conceding three hits and four runs.

Offensively, Brennen Klasovsky led the Raiders with a 3-for-3 performance at the plate. Defensively, the Raiders remained solid, committing no errors, with Will Gehring making key plays with five chances.

Wilson’s offense proved too formidable, tallying 10 hits in the game, with Mims leading the charge with two RBIs. Kenny, Deschamps, and Mims each collected two hits, while Kenny also stole two bases.

Despite the setback, the Raiders remain determined as they look ahead to their next challenge against Abbeville Varsity Panthers on Thursday.