LowcoSports.com’s Justin Jarrett and Wes Kerr discuss all the latest local sports news from the South Carolina Lowcountry in this week’s episode of the LowcoSports Lowdown podcast. We have excerpts from interviews with pro golfer Bryson Nimmer and Bluffton High School football coach John Houpt, who helps us remember the life of Dwon (DJ) Fields Jr. This week’s show also includes a recap of Hilton Head High’s trip to the Class 4A boys basketball championship game, HHCA star Dior Shelton’s college choice, a trio of state championship wrestlers from the Lowco, a May River High School graduate making major waves on the collegiate gymnastics scene, and a recap of the past week in USCB Sand Sharks athletics, and we name our team and athletes of the week.
On Friday night, the Lowcountry lost one of its greatest young people we’ve ever seen. I was coming back from covering Hilton Head High’s state championship basketball game when the news of this heartbreaking tragedy shocked me in every way.