We’re just one week away from the start of the high school football playoffs, and the postseason picture has become nearly crystal clear. Three area teams have locked down region championships, and several others secured their spot in the dance this November. With another busy week behind us, here’s what we learned as our Lowco squads come down the stretch.
Whale Branch made quick work of Allendale-Fairfax on the road Friday, routing the Tigers 42-0 in the Warriors’ final tune-up before the Class 1A playoffs.
Three Lowco area teams wrapped up region titles, while others moved a step closer to clinching first-round home games in the playoffs during an exciting Week 9 of the high school football season.
With just two weeks remaining in the high school football regular season, virtually every game on the slate has some sort of playoff implications, and some of them are huge. We have one region title on the line in Week 9, and several more teams are trying to keep their hopes of clinching a region crown alive, while others are fighting for higher seeds and home playoff games.
We work behind the scenes every week to compile high school football statistics from throughout the Lowco and compile a list of area leaders in an effort to further our mission of celebrating the successes of our area's teams and athletes.
We picked the top Players of the Week, handed out a few Helmet Stickers for strong performances, and picked a Team of the Week for Week 8 and a Game of the Week we’re looking forward to in Week 9. It’s everything you need to know to get ready for another week of high school football in the Lowco.
The Lowco will be well-represented in South Carolina’s biggest all-star football game this December. Five area standouts were selected Monday to play in the 2021 Touchstone Energy Cooperatives Bowl, joining a list of 88 high school seniors across the state.
Whale Branch took care of business in the first of two non-region tune-ups before the Class 1A playoffs, routing Estill 56-6 on the road Friday night.
A couple of title fights topped the bill on a 10-game slate of high school football games around the Lowco in Week 8. May River knocked off Beaufort High in a heavyweight clash in Region 7-4A, and Thomas Heyward essentially assured it will retain its SCISA Region 1-1A title with a romp over St. John's Christian. Plus, the Seahawks retain the Bridge Bowl trophy, and Beaufort Academy stayed on track for a region title clash with Hilton Head Christian Academy next week.
Here's a look at the Lowco's leaders from the public school and private school ranks. You can view the full list on our Lowco HSFB HQ page, which is available only to our Patreon supporters. You can unlock it with a pledge of just $1 per month.