Brooks van Esselstyn was born a Maryland man. Now, he’s headed back to the lacrosse hotbed to show off his new skills. The May River sophomore was selected to the prestigious Under Armour Underclass Games this August, a tournament for the sport’s top high school talent in the country.
Local sports news is starting to pick up, and the Lowco Pod Squad is on top of it. Justin Jarrett and Wes Kerr have updates on the timeline for returning to high school sports, as well as discussion of Bluffton golfer Bryson Nimmer's first professional victory and Beaufort 12-year-old Gavin Moore's impressive win in the 50-mile Cremator Ultra. Wes also interviews May River lacrosse star Brooks Van Esselstyn, who was picked for the UnderArmour Underclassmen Games next month.
Justin Jarrett and Wes Kerr get together for their weekly discussion of sports in the South Carolina Lowcountry. The Lowco Pod Squad talks about how they kept sports in their lives this week, runs down the latest local sports news, and catches up with MLB prospect and Hilton Head High alumnus Carmen Mlodzinski, HHIHS senior and Towson University lacrosse signee Will Frith, and Bluffton soccer standout and Newberry signee Uriel Zarracan.
It wasn’t quite the “normal” signing ceremony, but Hilton Head High found a creative way to honor eight student-athletes who formalized their college commitments in a unique signing celebration Thursday.
The decision that went from unthinkable to inevitable over the course of the past month became official Wednesday morning — there will be no more high school sports in South Carolina this school year.
It was shaping up to be a big year for Whit Molloy. The Hilton Head High boys lacrosse star had his college search out of the way and was ready to shine in his final season as a Seahawk.
Photos from Hilton Head High's boys lacrosse win over Cusabo Club on Friday. The Seahawks won 14-8. Photos by Brooke Simons.
May River boys lacrosse could not close out the road win Friday, as the Sharks dropped a 9-8 heartbreaker to Waccamaw in double overtime.
Hilton Head High boys lacrosse won a wild shootout at May River on Wednesday, rallying in the fourth quarter for a 19-17 victory.
Justin Jarrett and Wes Kerr are back to put some local sports news and analysis in your ears. We're talking all things sports in the Lowcountry, from the Whale Branch boys basketball team's state title bid to the RBC Heritage and everything in between, including how the coronavirus pandemic will affect local sports.