Ridgeland-Hardeeville’s state title hopes unraveled in the second half Saturday at Colonial Life Arena in Columbia, where perennial power Keenan came alive after halftime to pull away for a 70-40 victory over the Jaguars in the Class 3A championship game.
As their opponents fielded questions about the pressure of living up to the legacy of playing for a perennial powerhouse — a Keenan High School program that has claimed seven state titles, including three since 2010 — Ridgeland-Hardeeville coach Jeremiah Faber Sr. and guards Ny’Gel Boozer and Devin Butler sat at the other end of the table, almost afterthoughts at the Class 3A state championship press conference Monday.
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Ten area basketball players are set to play in the SCISA North-South All-Star Games on Saturday at Wilson Hall in Sumter.
Hilton Head Prep instead reeled off 25 straight victories, including a 57-43 win over Shannon Forrest on Saturday at Sumter Civic Center, to win the SCISA 2A boys basketball state championship.
Hilton Head Christian Academy's girls handled Thomas Sumter Academy, 61-42, on Saturday at the Sumter Civic Center to win the SCISA 2A state championship.
Ridgeland-Hardeeville’s boys will get another shot at the state championship that has eluded their legendary coach.
Hilton Head Prep’s boys have won 24 consecutive games — and a 25th would give the Dolphins a state championship.
Beaufort Academy’s girls came up short in their SCISA 1A semifinal matchup Thursday, losing 52-45 to Dorchester Academy.
Hilton Head Christian Academy’s girls will play for a state championship on Saturday.