Bluffton’s girls took the team title and May River’s girls and Beaufort High’s boys each claimed runner-up finishes in USC Beaufort High School Cross Country Invitational on Saturday.
John Paul II’s boys and Hilton Head Christian Academy’s girls led the way in a SCISA cross country meet hosted by Lowcountry Montessori School on Tuesday.
Bluffton High School’s girls cross country team placed four runners in the top 10 and edged Summerville for the team title, while May River’s Anya Arroyo won the individual title Saturday at an eight-team meet in Beaufort’s Habersham community.
Even without their top runner from a year ago, Beaufort High’s boys cross country team edged Summerville and May River to take the team title at the Eagles’ opening 11-team meet Saturday in Beaufort’s Habersham community.
In a year of endless cancellations, postponements, and unknowns for elite runners, a new opportunity was born in the Lowcountry. And the competitors certainly made the most of it.
Holy Trinity’s boys recorded a perfect score and the girls also put together a winning performance in the season-opening cross country meet for area private schools.
While South Carolina’s private schools have begun football practice and still intend to play their first games later this month, the state’s public schools pushed back their start date again Wednesday.
Most of the time, Gavin Moore is an ordinary pre-teen boy who loves playing video games and sports and riding his skateboard or surfboard with his friends. Other times, he’s out for an 8-hour run, leaving grown men who have raced all their lives in the dust.
The South Carolina High School League’s plan for the fall sports season began to take shape Wednesday — albeit somewhat amorphous — when the league’s executive committee denied a proposal to restructure the entire 2020-21 calendar and approved a plan to push back the start of fall sports.
Maxwell Davis was an avid runner long before he because a standout on the Beaufort High cross country and track teams, and he plans to keep running for years after his career with the Eagles comes to an end.