May River’s girls and Beaufort High’s boys won the team titles at the Beaufort Cross Country Championships on Saturday at Habersham Village.
May River’s girls finished second behind individual champion Emma Peluso, and the Sharks’ boys finished third to lead the local contingent at the Saucony XC Kickoff Classic on Saturday at Savannah’s Daffin Park.
The top 27 players – 11 first-team selections and 16 honorable mentions – form the inaugural All-Lowco Girls Soccer Team.
It was a banner year for high school boys soccer in the Lowcountry, with two area teams — Hilton Head Christian Academy and Beaufort Academy — capturing state championships, two more among the top teams in Class 3A (Bluffton and May River), and Hilton Head High making a deep run in the Class 4A playoffs. All that team success was built upon tremendous individual performances, making it all the more difficult to narrow down the top players in the area.
Holy Trinity’s girls charged back from a two-goal deficit to claim a 3-2 win over Beaufort Academy in the SCISA Class 1A semifinals Tuesday.
John Paul II and Holy Trinity each placed four players on the SCISA Region 2-1A all-region girls soccer team, and their coaches shared Coach of the Year honors.
Beaufort Academy and John Paul II each placed four players on the SCISA Region 2-1A all-region boys soccer team, and their coaches shared Coach of the Year honors.
Holy Trinity’s boys soccer team earned the first win in program history Tuesday, beating Cathedral Academy 5-2.
Holy Trinity’s girls claimed a share of the region title and the top seed in the playoffs with a 6-0 win over Charleston Collegiate on Wednesday.
John Paul II’s boys claimed a region win Thursday with a 2-1 victory over Holy Trinity.