The ranks of the Lowcountry high school football teams still in the hunt for a state title shrunk considerably Friday, as five of the nine local teams who made the playoffs bowed out in the first round, and it could have been worse. Three of the four local winners prevailed by six points or fewer – and the six-point margin was in overtime.
John Paul II’s most successful football season to date came to an end with a 35-0 loss to defending state champion Dillon Christian on Friday in the first round of the SCISA Class 1A playoffs.
Area high school football statistical leaders through Week 11:
True confession: Every time I sit down to write this column I end up doing a horrible impersonation of Aaron Neville. Sometimes just in my head, sometimes out loud.
John Paul II’s boys and Hilton Head Christian Academy’s girls each posted sixth-place finishes at the SCISA Class 2A Cross Country Championships on Saturday at Heathwood Hall Episcopal School in Columbia.
Area high school football statistical leaders through Week 10:
The votes are in and … where the heck have all these John Paul II fans been all season?
By this point in the high school football season, you might think we would have heard from all of standout players worthy of RBC Heritage Player of the Week consideration.
With just one week left in the high school football regular season (seriously, how is that possible?) we’re left with a lot to digest.