The dream season met a nightmare ending Tuesday night for the Whale Branch girls. The top-ranked Warriors suffered their only loss of the season when it mattered most, falling 40-37 in overtime to visiting Lamar.
Five LowCo hoops standouts received statewide honors for their stellar seasons Tuesday with spots on the South Carolina Basketball Coaches Association All-State Teams.
LowcoSports has you covered so you can follow all the teams repping The Lowco throughout the high school basketball playoffs. Here's the playoff slate involving area teams, and we'll keep it updated with results as they come in.
Two Whale Branch senior gridiron stars earned major accolades this week from the South Carolina Football Coaches Association, as quarterback Jaylen Reeves and placekicker Henry Tome were named to the prestigious Palmetto Champions All-Star Football Team.
For a Class 1A program, Whale Branch Early College High School churns out far more than its fair share of college football players. Add two more to the list.
LowcoSports selects an offensive and defensive player of the week, as well as a Team of the Week, and highlights the biggest game of the upcoming week in the Lowco Girls Hoops Spotlight presented by 4M Metals.
The late surge wasn’t enough for the Whale Branch boys this time. The Warriors dug a double-digit hole with a lackluster third quarter and couldn’t close the gap in a 53-44 loss at Military Magnet on Monday, ending Whale Branch’s playoff hopes.
Coach LaToya Mack’s Whale Branch girls hammered top-ranked Military Magnet 46-27 on the road Monday in a matchup of the top two teams in SCHSL Class 1A.
Whale Branch’s boys were on their way to a huge step towards a region title, but their dreams were dashed in the second half Friday. The Warriors went cold in the third quarter, letting a 15-point halftime lead slip away in a heartbreaking 45-43 loss to visiting Baptist Hill.
Kynew Barnwell shined once again with 29 points, and Whale Branch’s girls blasted Baptist Hill at home 58-19 on Friday behind a dominant second-half defensive effort to stay perfect on the season.