John Paul II girls basketball couldn’t generate enough at the offensive end against a stifling Orangeburg Prep defense on Monday, as the Golden Warriors’ season ended with a 37-19 loss in the SCISA 2A quarterfinals at the Sumter Civic Center.
Tahleea Heyward carried the load on offense with 22 points, including five in overtime, and senior Mary Hanna Hiers knocked down the game-winner in the extra period to send Beaufort Academy girls basketball into the SCISA 2A semifinals with a 51-48 overtime win over Pee Dee Academy on Monday at the Sumter Civic Center.
Hilton Head Christian Academy girls basketball moved one step closer to a fourth consecutive SCISA 2A state title with a 71-30 statement win over Greenwood Christian in the quarterfinals Monday at the Sumter Civic Center.
Don’t be alarmed, but this could be the last heavy hoops night of the season, and we’re starting to use the word heavy a little loosely, to be honest. But we do have four girls teams from the Lowco playing the second round of the SCISA state tournament Monday, as well as the Whale Branch girls taking on top-ranked Military Magnet in SCHSL 1A, and we’ll be tracking the action throughout the night with Lowco Hoops Live.
As the culture continues to evolve within the league and its schools, SCISA has an opportunity to embrace change, focus on transparency, organization, and legitimacy, and chart a different course for the future.
Thomas Heyward boys basketball couldn’t overcome early foul trouble for two of its stars, playing catch-up all night in a 63-55 loss to Calhoun Academy on the Cavaliers’ home floor in St. Matthews.
Sully Gay poured in 23 points while dominating on the glass, and Beaufort Academy boys basketball cruised to a 64-44 win over Northside Christian on Saturday in the opening round of the SCISA 2A playoffs at Orangeburg Prep.
Whale Branch boys basketball put up another strong fight on the road Saturday, but the Warriors couldn’t keep their season alive in a 49-46 loss at Hannah-Pamplico in the second round of the SCHSL 1A playoffs.
Hilton Head Prep boys basketball went into the SCISA 3A state tournament averaging more than 65 points per game and boasting a lineup loaded with matchup problems. So Laurence Manning Academy tried to turn its first-round matchup with the Dolphins on its head.