Think you have the best bracket in the Lowcountry? It’s time to prove it.
Area high school girls’ basketball coaches are putting aside their rivalries to team up to make all their squads better this spring.
Southside’s twin towers – 6-10 Jamal Burke and 6-8 R.J. Campbell – combined for 35 points, 29 rebounds, and seven blocked shots to lead the Tigers to a 74-58 win over the Jaguars, denying Faber’s bid for his first state title in 33 years coaching the Jags.
Early foul trouble took the Ridgeland-Hardeeville girls’ basketball team out of its game plan, and the Jaguars’ late surge fell short in a 57-50 loss to Newberry in the Class 3A state championship game Saturday at Colonial Life Arena.
Eleven basketball players from five different area schools were selected to play in the SCISA North-South All-Star Games, which will be played Saturday at Wilson Hall in Sumter.
It already has been a historic season for the Ridgeland-Hardeeville basketball programs, and it could become even more special Saturday afternoon.
Both Ridgeland-Hardeeville basketball teams advanced to the Class 3A state championship games Saturday, joining Class 4A Wilson as the only schools that will have both teams playing for titles next weekend at Colonial Life Arena.
The Beaufort Academy girls’ basketball team saw their playoff run end with a 59-52 loss to Patrick Henry in the SCISA 1A semifinals Thursday.
Ridgeland-Hardeeville’s boys rallied in the fourth quarter for a 68-61 win over Bishop England on Tuesday at Battery Creek, advancing to the Class 3A Lower State final.
Hilton Head Prep’s outstanding boys' basketball season came to an end with a 66-56 loss to Christian Academy of Myrtle Beach in the second round of the SCISA Class 2A playoffs Tuesday.