It was a season for the ages that ended in brutal heartbreak. The stars were all aligned for Dunk Island’s ultimate glory, but South Pointe’s Quan Peterson found an extra gear when it mattered the most, willing his Stallions past Hilton Head High and overcoming an 11-point halftime deficit in the SCHSL 4A state championship game Saturday to stun the Seahawks 52-50.
Hilton Head Prep boys tennis started the season with a pair of impressive wins, taking down fellow SCISA power Porter-Gaud 6-2 and sweeping Hilton Head High 6-0.
Hilton Head High boys soccer dominated on the road Friday, rolling past Battery Creek 8-0.
In 2002, Chane Brown and Hilton Head High’s basketball squad embarked on a magical run to South Carolina’s elite eight. Now, 19 years later, Brown has brought the magic back. In just his second year as head coach of his alma mater, Brown has guided his Seahawks to the precipice of an unthinkable state championship.
Hilton Head High girls lacrosse rode a brilliant second-half defensive effort to a 6-2 win Thursday over visiting May River.
After an undefeated run through Region 7-4A, Hilton Head Island High’s boys cleaned up on the major basketball region awards. Second-year head coach Chane Brown was named coach of the year, and senior standout Will McCracken earned region player of the year honors.
Bluffton’s Tacoya Heyward and Beaufort High’s Layla Warren wowed their fans all season long, and the standout guard duo was rewarded last week by sharing the Region 7-4A’s highest individual honor.
Hilton Head High girls lacrosse captured its first regular-season win of the year with an 11-7 victory at James Island on Monday night.
Dunk Island is one win away from a legendary state championship. Hilton Head Island High’s senior duo of Will McCracken and Sam Summa combined for 30 points Monday, and the Seahawks vanquished Hartsville 55-42 in the SCHSL 4A Lower State final at James Island Charter High School to reach the program’s first-ever state title game.
Area high school boys golf teams will kickstart their season at Hilton Head Christian Academy’s Lowcountry Invitational, which will be played Tuesday and Wednesday on two of Beaufort County’s finest courses.