Scots quarterback picks up another offer
LAURINBURG — N.C. State has offered Scotland High School quarterback Jaylend Ratliffe a scholarship as a quarterback. It’s the second ACC offer for the junior signal caller who has led the Scots offense this season. UNC previously offered him a spot as an athlete.
Ratliffe has six rushing touchdowns and seven passing touchdowns in four games this season.
Softball tournament to benefit Relay for Life
ELLERBE —There will be a softball tournament on Sept. 23 to raise money for the Scotland County Relay for Life. The tournament will be held at Parsons Field in Ellerbe beginning at 9 a.m. Admission is free to watch the six teams compete in a double elimination tournament, but donations are encouraged. Concessions will be sold and all proceeds will go to Relay for Life.
Each team paid a $150 registration fee to help the cause, and the winner will receive a plaque.
SAU soccer falls 5-3
ATHENS, Tenn.—The St. Andrews University men’s soccer team lost a high-scoring Appalachian Athletic Conference game to conference power Tennessee Wesleyan College 5-3 on Saturday.
SAU struck first 58 seconds into the game on a goal by sophomore forward Andy Zimiso Stewart off an assist from sophomore defender Breno Calegari. TWC (3-3, 2-0) then came right back to score five unanswered goals, two in the first half and three more in the second to go up 5-1 just 64 minutes into the game. Two of their goals were scored by Nduka Kemjika and two more by Ryan Ejezie. Ejezie’s were both scored in a mere two seconds.
St. Andrews (2-4, 0-2) will return home to host Milligan College (1-4, 1-1) in their home opener at 4 p.m. on Tuesday.