Bluffton boys golf is off to a strong start, following up a solid 11th-place finish at the Patriot Invitational on Monday with a two-shot victory over rivals May River and Beaufort High in a five-team match Tuesday at Eagle’s Pointe.
May River outlasted rival Hilton Head High in a clash of the Lowco’s top boys lacrosse teams on Monday, surging past the Seahawks in the fourth-quarter of a physical and tightly-contested clash to claim an 11-9 road win.
One of the hidden personal benefits of this horrible pandemic — a phrase that feels almost callous to even consider — is the opportunity it offered many of us to slow down and reflect. Those five months with no sports also gave me time to finally watch “The Wire,” one episode per night starting in March 2020, and that was life-changing in its own way, but it was the introspection that I valued most.
First-year Hilton Head Christian Academy baseball coach JW Wilkerson’s return to his alma mater in the visiting dugout didn’t go according to play, as Bluffton routed the former Bobcats and his Eagles 19-2 in three innings Friday at Hank Johnston Stadium.
Kyler McKeever tripled on the first pitch in the bottom of the eighth and scored on a passed ball three pitches later to give May River baseball a 4-3 win over visiting Hilton Head High in extra innings to open Region 7-4A play Monday.
In a span of two memorable decades, Kenny Conroy played numerous roles in building Hilton Head Christian Academy into a program of champions. Now, he’ll hand off the baton to an experienced and capable leader looking to keep the tradition going as the school’s new athletics director.
Throughout its storied Lowco history, Hilton Head Christian Academy has produced more than its fair share of memorable athletes. But few have meant more to the Eagles than five-time state champion Abby Peduzzi.
Taelyr Daugherty scored two of Battery Creek girls soccer’s three goals and Natalie Cruz-Woodley added a third as the Dolphins defeated Region 8-3A foe Hanahan 3-0 on Thursday at Whale Branch.
There was no one finer than Carolina Lopez-Chacarra at the Darius Rucker Intercollegiate, as the Wake Forest freshman sensation finished off a 4-under 209 on Wednesday with a final-round 69 to win the individual and team title for the Demon Deacons at Love Cove Club on Hilton Head Island.