The Blitz Border Bowl, an all-star football game pitting the top players from the South Carolina Lowcountry against the stars of the Georgia Coastal Empire, will return for a second year.The second annual game will be played Jan. 12 at Bluffton High School. May River’s Rodney Summers will serve as the head coach for the Lowcountry all-stars, whose roster will feature nine players from Summers’ Sharks, as well as standouts from Battery Creek, Beaufort High, Beaufort Academy, Bluffton, Colleton County, Hilton Head High, John Paul II, Ridgeland-Hardeeville, Wade Hampton, and Whale Branch.
Summers is working to compile his coaching staff, which will include assistants from his May River staff as well as coaches from other area schools.
The Georgia all-stars won the inaugural game 15-3 at Pooler’s Community Stadium last January.
Battery Creek: Jordan Gwyn, Denarol Brown, Gabe Singleton
Beaufort High: Dexter Ratliff, Ky’Yea Little
Beaufort Academy: Edward McCormick
Bluffton: Ronald Reid, Jaishon Jenkins, John Swinton, Jaylon Thompson
Colleton County: Lance Calcutt, Lane West, Shykem Chisolm
Hilton Head High: Johnathan Orr, Sterling White, Nate Brown, Diante Richard, Jai Roberson
John Paul II: Freddie Aiken, Zach Doe
May River: Michael Ludwig, Grant Laseter, Connor Kovacs, Joe Whiteaker, Gabe Long, Jordan Barrow, Zach Brzezinski, Micah Burton, Kam Gleason
Ridgeland-Hardeeville: Jertaveon Smalls, Renae Wright
Wade Hampton: Sheldrick Gibbs, Jylin Price, Pernell Maxwell, Josh Brown, Matt Smith
Whale Branch: Daquan Griswold, Kyshon Hipp, CJ Brown
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