HS Wrestling: Sharks Edge Eagles For County Title

May River’s wrestling team claimed the team title at the Beaufort County Championship on Saturday at Hilton Head Island High School.

The Sharks had five individual champions and five runners-up to edge Beaufort High for the team title. The Eagles claimed six individual crowns.

Battery Creek had one individual champ and placed third, and host Hilton Head High claimed two individual titles and placed fourth. Whale Branch was fifth, and Bluffton was sixth.

Beaufort (Region 7-4A) and May River (Region 8-3A) each won region titles and will host the first two rounds of the dual playoffs in their respective divisions Saturday. Hilton Head High will travel to North Myrtle Beach for the opening rounds of the Class 4A playoffs, Battery Creek will open the Class 3A playoffs at the Region 5-3A champion, and Whale Branch’s playoff fate is yet to be determined.

Individual Champions

106: Drew Vigh, HHIHS

113: James Levy, HHIHS

120: Tommy Bearden, BCHS

126: Bennie Jenkins, MRHS

132: Kaywan Johnson, BHS

138: Jacob Denton, BHS

145: Robert Cruikshank, BHS

152: James Dagin, BHS

160: Jeremiah Johnson, BHS

170: Michael Cenci, BHS

182: Ryan Humel, MRHS

195: Roderick Grant, MRHS 

220: Eli Hall, MRHS

285: Kailin Prescott-Ferguson, MRHS

Team Standings 

1. May River 

2. Beaufort 

3. Battery Creek 

4. Hilton Head High

5. Whale Branch

6. Bluffton 

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