The awards have started to roll in for Thomas Heyward following an undefeated season that culminated with a SCISA 1A state championship.
Eleven area players and one coach have been selected to take part in the SCISA North-South All-Star Football Games this weekend.
One key injury can derail a season — just ask almost any area SCISA girls basketball coach. Keeping those star players healthy will be crucial to the success of the area’s private-school teams this season, as it almost always is.
Familiar faces in new places — or at least new roles — will be one of the overriding themes for area private-school boys basketball teams this season, as a number of new coaches and high-profile transfers aim to change the landscape.
Thomas Heyward pulled off an unbelievable victory over Pee Dee Academy, 35-31, in the SCISA 2A state championship game to give Nic Shuford his first title and the school its first crown in 37 years.
Three area schools play for state championships and two others try to keep their title hopes alive in this week's high school football playoff action.
The Lowcountry high school football playoffs at a glance:
Thomas Heyward Academy has waited all year for a rematch with Pee Dee Academy, which the Rebels get Saturday in the SCISA 1A championship game.
Thomas Heyward beat Carolina Academy 52-30 on Friday, setting up a clash with Pee Dee Academy for the SCISA Class 1A championship next week.
Prepare yourselves, folks, because tonight marks the time of year when it can all come crashing down. From this point on, every week will mark the potential end to high school football season in the Lowcountry.