DMS baseball & softball teams finish strong seasons
By Will Isgett
The Darlington Middle School baseball and softball teams are building blocks for the junior varsity and varsity teams at Darlington High School, and this season the teams continued to have successful runs on the diamond.
Both teams won the Raw Town Rumble tournament in Cheraw, after losing their first games and coming back through the losers bracket to take the titles.
The baseball team finished out its strong season with a 10-2 win over Chesterfield-Ruby Middle School last week.
The baseball team beat county rival Hartsville twice and finished the regular season at 7-0 with the Rawtown Rumble tournament the team went 13-1 on the year.
The DMS baseball team is coached by Cleve Keith, with assistant coaches Michael Gavins and Byron Bristow.
The DMS softball team is coached by Chenethia Brown, and assisted by Cellina and Clark Epps.
The softball team had in a 7-4 win over Chesterfield-Ruby Middle School last week.
The softball team honored its eighth grade students who will now go onto play on the junior varsity level for the Lady Falcons.
Eighth graders honored were Gracie Epps, Chauncey Goodson, Harley Gibson, Ashlee Boykin and Logan Reynolds.