Hilton Head Prep baseball dropped its season opener Saturday, falling 6-3 to visiting Augusta Christian.
Beaufort High qualified seven wrestlers — including four individual champions — while Hilton Head High had four qualifiers and one Bluffton wrestler claimed a spot in the state tournament at the Class 4A Lower State qualifier Saturday at Bluffton High School.
May River qualified a program-record 12 wrestlers for the state tournament, including three individual champions, and Battery Creek had four qualifiers and one champ at the Class 3A Lower State wrestling qualifier Saturday at May River High School. EJ Seman (106), Isham Peace (113), and Eli Hall (220) all claimed individual titles for the Sharks, who compiled 226 team points to easily outdistance second-place Gilbert (183). Chad Hadden (120), Miguel Cavalheiro (138), and Anthon Funderburk (170) placed second for May River, while Mike Sunkins (138), Anthony Nelsen (145), Gabriel Juarez (152), and Rod Grant (195) were third, and Wyatt Banfield (160) and Donovan Ling (182) finished fourth. Larson McManigle (145) captured the Dolphins’ lone title, while Sam DeGroat (106) was second, Johan Linares (126) was third, and George Reilly Smith was fourth. The state championships are Friday and Saturday at the Anderson Civic Center.
Beaufort Academy routed Anderson Christian 65-9 in the first round of the SCISA 1A state tournament Saturday at Wilson Hall.
The Whale Branch boys survived a scrap Saturday in Seabrook, holding off visiting Burke 54-38 to advance to the third round of the Class 2A playoffs.
Hilton Head Prep’s girls knocked off No. 2 seed Marlboro Academy on Saturday at the Sumter Civic Center, winning 39-24 in the first round of the SCISA 2A state tournament.
John Paul II’s girls were in top form Saturday, rolling to a 48-21 win over The King’s Academy in the first round of the SCISA 2A state tournament at Porter-Gaud.
Hilton Head Christian Academy’s girls were not challenged in the first step of their state title defense, as the Eagles hammered Dillon Christian 75-21 in the first round of the SCISA 2A state tournament Saturday at Heathwood Hall.
May River’s boys opened their Class 3A state title defense with a 3-1 win over third-ranked Academic Magnet on Friday in the Charleston Shootout.
A short handed John Paul II boys team fell to Christian Academy of Myrtle Beach 66-26 on Friday in the first round of the SCISA 2A state tournament.