This Week In South Carolina HBCU Sports

April 22, 2022

**SC State Mourns The Loss Of Senior And Champagne Dancer Amya Carr**

ORANGEBURG, S.C. – South Carolina State University joins the family of SC State student Amya Carr in mourning her passing.

Amya was a senior majoring in communications and a member of SC State's dance team, the Champagne Dancers.

The SC State campus community offers Amya's family our deepest condolences. Services and a campus remembrance are to be announced.

**Benedict College Tigers Sweep Morris College**

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The Benedict College Tigers had their top two offensive outputs of the season as they swept Morris College in a non-conference baseball doubleheader on Thursday afternoon at Tiger Field.

Benedict scored a season-high 28 runs in the first game to take a 28-4 victory. The Tigers had their second-highest scoring game in the second game while holding Morris to an opponent season low in an 18-1 victory.

The Tigers improve to 5-30 on the season, as head coach Selwyn Young won his 250th career game. Young is now 251-214 in 13 seasons.

The Tigers stole 23 bases in the two games to surpass 200 stolen bases on the season.

Benedict had its two best pitching outings of the season as well. Gerson Vidal Cordero went the distance in the first game to pick up his first win of the season, giving up 10 hits, walking two and striking out seven. Dwayne Moore picked up the win in the second game, allowing just three hits while walking four and striking out five for his first mound victory.

Bradon O'Connor and Ryan Chesney each drove in six runs in the first game, while Taj Bates drove in four runs. Fareed Mizelle had a three-run homer and Jalen McDuffie had a two-run homer.