Roadrunners coach Michael Beasley said it was another fun-filled summer with the girls.
The six-team tournament held at the Ness Sports Complex in Bamberg included Bamberg, Barnwell, Edisto, North Augusta, Orangeburg and Silver Bluff.
This year local prize winner was the Bamberg All-Stars.
However, the road to victory for Bamberg didn't come easy as they had to hold off a pesky Orangeburg squad for a 7-6 victory in the championship game.
The four-team double elimination tournament included Bamberg, Edisto and Orangeburg.
The Barnwell All-Stars played admirably during the tournament, advancing to the championship round before being eliminated by Edisto. Barnwell finished with a 2-2 record.
Barnwell coach Lon Walsh said his team rebounded well after a case of nerves in starting the tournament.
The four-team tournament, which was played at the Barnwell Lemon Park sports complex included Bamberg, Edisto and Orangeburg.
For the Barnwell All-Stars, the team sparkled on the diamond with impressive victories over Edisto and Orangeburg.
However, the team's inability to beat Bamberg spoiled its title hopes. Barnwell fell to Bamberg twice in the tournament, including a 10-0 loss in the championship game.
However, Beasley's views changed a little after his team's first round bout Saturday with the Carolina Hurricanes in the ISA tournament in Lexington.
The Roadrunners trailed the Hurricanes by three runs going into its last at-bat.
The City of Barnwell hosted this year's tournament with the games being played a the remodeled Lemon Park sports complex.
The nine-team tournament field included Midland Valley, Dentsville, Edisto, Lake Marion, Batesburg-Leesville, Newberry, Prosperity and Orangeburg.
The Barnwell Angel All-Stars advanced to the third round before being eliminated by Lake Marion. Barnwell concluded the tournament with a 1-2 record.
Spark plugged by a three-hit effort from Dylan Bryant, Paradise Heating and Cooling racked up its fourth win in a row in a 10-4 triumph over Query Pritchard Construction.
Bryant brought his "A" game, finishing with two singles, a double, three RBIs and three runs scored.
On hand for event for Jefferson Davis Academy were the Raiders father and daughter team of Tim Owens and Kasey Owens.
Both garnered post-season honors with Tim Owens named SCISA 1A Coach of the Year and Kasey Owens selected SCISA 1A Region Player of the Year.
The contest pitted the North All-Stars against the South All-Stars with Tim Owens coaching and Kasey Owens playing for the North team.
The White team ripped Elloree for 13 hits. Barnwell had four different players collecting a least two hits apiece. Leading the bats were Justin Wyndham, Zach Massengale and Rylan Still with three hits apiece.
With the victory, Barnwell improves to 7-2 in the season.
Wyndham had a good all-around performance also earned the win in the starting role as the pitching. He allowed three hits, no runs, one walk and six strkeouts.
The clinic was held June 7-11 at the USC-Aiken Convocation Center.
The clinic included various activities, including one-on-one competition, team competition, free throw competition, film study and a slam dunk event.
Blackville-Hilda High was one of eight teams participating in the practices.
Athletic Director Rosey Anderson took charge of the ceremony, welcoming of parents, friends, coaches and athletes.
The guest speaker for the occasion was former Barnwell High student athlete Rupert Leary. Leary, a graduate of Georgia Southern University, played under former Warhorse legendary coach Mac Wier.
Ricardson, who drove in the first runs of the game with a two-RBI double in the first inning, finished 3-for-4 with two runs scored. Josh Shealy also had a solid game at the plate, going 2-for-4 with a double and three RBIs.
Blue Devils sports continues to reach new heights its second year under athletic director Dwayne Garrick.
This season, Williston-Elko sports captured region championships in girls and boys tennis, baseball and golf. In varsity football, the Blue Devils were upper state champs. In boys varsity basketball, Williston-Elko advanced to the final rounds of Upper State.
Garrick said the program is coming along well.
Leading by seven runs in the last inning, Spec's Vision needed only one out to wrap up the win.
However, Kinard's Used Cars didn't go down without a fight. Sparked by a two-run RBI double by Tyler Hutto, Kinard's stormed back with six runs to narrow the lead to 9-8.
With a batter at the plate and a runner at second base, Kinard hope to keep the rallying going in the inning.
Blackville-Hilda High recognized more than 100 athletes for their accomplishments in competition.
Blackville-Hilda High athletics enjoyed another successful season. The varsity football team won the region 4A title after going unbeaten in the regular season at 10-0. The Hawks finished 12-1 overall after losing to Scott's Branch High in the Lower State Finals.
The contest will be held at noon Saturday, June 13 at Wofford College.
Huggins was chosen from a pool of more than 60 players throughout the state. Huggins is the first female soccer player from Barnwell High School to be selected to the soccer classic.
Huggins said she's grateful to be chosen.
For local teams as well as teams regionally, the start of spring practice will be the first step of many more that will come between now and the start of the 2009 season which begins in mid-August.
In the Devils Den, it was plenty of repititions for majority of the players returning from last season Upper State championship squad.
Barnwell High, coming off an impressive 4-1 playoff victory over Wade Hampton High, was hoping to keep the momentum going traveling to Bishop England High on Daniel Island in the third round of the playoffs.
However, despite a strong effort, the Lady Warhorses were unable to keep pace with a talented Bishop England squad and fell in the end by a score of 4-0.
The loss ends Barnwell High Schooool season at 16-7 overall and 1-1 in post-season play.
Barnwell High gave No. 2 ranked Waccamaw High all they could handle before losing a heartbreaker in four overtimes by a score of 1-0.
The contest was hampered by constant rain and a muddy surface. Both teams found it difficult trying to kick the ball through the net on a field completely waterlogged and potholed.
For Anastasia and his squad, the mission was clear- stop a Dillon High team that averages seven goals a game.
BHS defenders executed the game play to perfection against an aggressive Dillon High offense.
Instead of the Wildcats scoring, it was the Warhorse defense which made the big plays in a 4-0 victory.