It’s playoff time for South Carolina public school basketball teams, and the postseason begins tonight for four local teams.
The Class 3A girls playoffs get underway tonight with Region 8-3A champion Ridgeland-Hardeeville and runner-up Battery Creek opening at home. The top-seeded Jaguars (14-3) will host No. 4 seed Hanahan, while the Dolphins (17-5) take on Lake Marion. Both games start at 7 p.m.
No. 3 seed May River (11-11) opens at No. 2 seed Manning, and No. 4 seed Bluffton (10-13) travels to top-seeded Bishop England for a first-round matchup.
On Tuesday, the action moves to the Class 4A girls and Class 3A boys brackets. Beaufort High (10-12) opens Class 4A girls play at top-seeded Myrtle Beach. In Class 3A boys action, top-seeded Ridgeland-Hardeeville (20-1) hosts Lake Marion, No. 3 seed Bluffton (15-8) travels to Manning, and No. 4 seed May River (9-8) plays at Bishop England.
First-round games wrap up Wednesday with Hilton Head High (10-12) traveling to top-ranked Wilson to open the boys Class 4A playoffs.
Class 3A girls: #3 Lake Marion (10-10) at #2 Battery Creek (17-5), 7 p.m.
Class 3A girls: #3 May River (11-11) at #2 Manning (19-5), 7 p.m.
Class 3A girls: #4 Hanahan (6-12) at #1 Ridgeland-Hardeeville (14-3), 7 p.m.
Class 3A girls: #4 Bluffton (10-13) at #1 Bishop England (16-4), 7 p.m.
Class 4A girls: #4 Beaufort High (10-12) at #1 Myrtle Beach (18-3), 7 p.m.
Class 3A boys: #4 May River (9-8) at #1 Bishop England (10-9), 7 p.m.
Class 3A boys: #4 Lake Marion (5-12) at #1 Ridgeland-Hardeeville (20-1), 7 p.m.
Class 3A boys: #3 Bluffton (15-8) at #2 Manning (16-6), 7 p.m.
Class 4A boys: #4 Hilton Head High (10-12) at #1 Wilson (16-3), 7 p.m.
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