The decision that went from unthinkable to inevitable over the course of the past month became official Wednesday morning — there will be no more high school sports in South Carolina this school year.
Whale Branch softball suffered a second straight loss to region rival Woodland on Friday, falling 15-2 at home.
Whale Branch softball opened region play with a 12-3 loss at Woodland on Wednesday.
Due to the rapid spread of the pandemic coronavirus, the Lowco Basketball Showcase will be postponed until a later date. The inaugural event had been scheduled for March 27-28 at Beaufort Academy.
Whale Branch softball opened its season on the wrong end of a doubleheader sweep at the hands of visiting Bridges Prep on Monday.
Get up to speed with all the latest highlights and sports stories from around the Lowco with the Lowco Rundown hosted by Carlo Perruzza! This episode includes a feature on former Hilton Head High star and current South Carolina Gamecocks ace Carmen Mlodzinski and highlights from Whale Branch's bid for a Class 2A boys basketball state title.
Whale Branch led the local contingent at the Adidas Lowcountry Invitational on Saturday in Woodland, as the Warriors girls finished sixth and boys were eighth among 12 teams.
Photos from the Whale Branch boys basketball team's 53-39 loss to Gray Collegiate in the Class 2A state championship game Friday at Colonial Life Arena. Photos by Justin Jarrett.
When the season began, the Whale Branch boys basketball team was virtually unknown across the state. When the season ended Friday night at Colonial Life Arena, the Warriors had flirted with toppling a dynasty.
The Whale Branch boys will be ecstatic to be there when the Warriors take the court at Colonial Life Arena at 5 p.m. Friday. But they won't be satisfied unless they come home champions.