On Wednesday, October 2nd, the Henderson County 60+ team sponsored by Humana traveled to the Parker Meadows Complex in Franklin, NC to compete in the season-ending Clayton League tournament. The Henderson County team aka the Sluggers lived up to their nickname in the opening game of the
tournament with a resounding 30-7 win over the Lake Keowee Kings. The Sluggers scored the maximum allowable five runs in each inning of the game while holding the Kings scoreless until the fourth inning. While this game was being played, Franklin (NC) was in the process of pulling off a 23-19 upset win over the favored Lake Keowee Lakers. With this upset Franklin provided the opposition for the Sluggers in the second game of the day. Franklin played well and the second game was close through four innings. The Sluggers slowly pulled away and entered the final inning with an 18-9 lead.
The Henderson County Senior Softball League is always looking for new players ages 50 and older. Regular league games are played on Monday and Friday mornings at 9:30 on fields 8 and 9 at Jackson Park in Hendersonville. For additional information go to:
or call 828-260-2130.