On Wednesday, August 14th, the Henderson County Senior Softball League had two teams in action. On field 8 at Jackson Park, the Henderson County 65/70+ team sponsored by American Legion faced the Upstate SC team from Spartanburg. In game one, Henderson
County held Spartanburg scoreless in six of the seven innings to capture a 14-4 victory. The second game started out in a similar fashion as Henderson County built an 8-2 lead after three innings of play. At that point, however, the Spartanburg bats came alive and Henderson County went cold and the Sandlappers stormed from behind to win by 13-8.
In Clayton, Georgia the Henderson County 60+ team sponsored by Southeastern Physical Therapy faced the Lumpkin County (GA) Miners in a battle of division leaders in the Clayton League. The Sluggers continued their supremacy in the Clayton League by sweeping Lumpkin. Henderson County dominated the first game with a resounding 18-3 victory. The second game was much closer and in fact, went 8 innings before the Sluggers headed home with the 19-17 win. With today’s sweep, Henderson County ran their record to 24-2 in Clayton League action. They will face Lumpkin County in a rematch in two weeks.
The next scheduled action for the Henderson County Senior League is set for Wednesday, August 21st when the 65/60+ team will host the Tri-Cities 65/60+ team on field 8 at Jackson Park and the 70+ squad will face the Tri-Cities 70+ team on field 9.
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: