Whale Branch finished eighth in the girls standings and 10th in the boys standings at the Class 2A track and field state championships on Friday and Saturday in Columbia.
Beaufort High’s boys blazed to their second consecutive Class 4A track and field state championship with a dominant performance Friday and Saturday in Columbia.
Led by three individual champions, two runners-up, and two third-place relay teams, May River’s boys track and field team claimed the first team state championship in the school’s three-year history Saturday in Columbia.
Whale Branch will send 11 individuals and two relay teams to the Class 2A Track & Field State Championships after their performances at the state qualifier meet Saturday in Columbia.
Beaufort High’s boys set themselves up well for a run at a second consecutive Class 4A state championship, and the Eagles’ girls also put themselves in position to compete for a team title with a strong performance at the Class 4A Track & Field State Qualifier in Columbia.
May River’s track and field team had a strong showing at the Class 3A Lower State Qualifier on Saturday at Waccamaw High School, as the Sharks had 13 individuals and three relay teams punch their tickets to this weekend’s state meet.
John Paul II’s boys finished fifth to lead the local contingent at the SCISA Track & Field Championships on Saturday at Porter-Gaud in Charleston.
Beaufort High swept the team titles and had the most individual qualifiers at the Region 7-4A track meet Thursday at Beaufort High School.
Host May River swept the team titles at the Region 8-3A track and field meet Thursday and qualified 28 individual athletes for the Class 3A Lower State meet next weekend at Waccamaw.
The host Eagles ran away with the girls title and edged county rival May River for the boys crown at the 19-team Beaufort Track Classic on Saturday.