Led by standout football kicker Trevor Weldon (Miami) and basketball phenom JJ Hayes (Palm Beach Atlantic), eight Dolphin student-athletes officially signed their national letters of intent Wednesday at Hilton Head Prep’s gymnasium.
Throughout its storied Lowco history, Hilton Head Christian Academy has produced more than its fair share of memorable athletes. But few have meant more to the Eagles than five-time state champion Abby Peduzzi.
As the culture continues to evolve within the league and its schools, SCISA has an opportunity to embrace change, focus on transparency, organization, and legitimacy, and chart a different course for the future.
A squad made up of players from high school throughout the Lowco captured a tournament title this weekend, as Low Country Volleyball Club’s 17 National team went undefeated to win the Palmetto Volleyball Association’s January Jam in Charleston on Saturday and Sunday.
Makenna Mason was named the Class 4A Player of the Year and joined on the Class 4A All-State team by teammate Ady O’Grady, while seniors O’Grady and Kenzie Ryan were invited to play in the SCHSL Class 4A/5A Volleyball All-Star match on Saturday.
After taking a two-set lead, it looked like Hilton Head High’s return to the state title match was a mere formality. But the Aiken Hornets stormed back on their home court Tuesday to stun the defending SCHSL Class 4A champs in five sets (17-25, 17-25, 25-18, 26-24, 15-7) and end the Seahawks’ back-to-back championship hopes.
Hilton Head Prep volleyball closed out the regular season with a three-set sweep of visiting Thomas Heyward on Tuesday, rolling into the postseason with a 25-13, 25-15, 25-16 win that ended the Rebels’ season.