LowcoSports.com's Justin Jarrett and Wes Kerr discuss all the latest local sports news from the South Carolina Lowcountry in the LowcoSports Lowdown podcast. In this week's episode, we have hoops recruiting news from Whale Branch; updates on the high school baseball, softball, and golf seasons; plenty of pro golf news from around the Lowco, including an impromptu PGA Tour stop in Jasper County; and new Jasper County School District AD and Ridgeland-Hardeeville High School football coach Rodney Barr stops by for an interview. Plus, the pod squad names its teams and athletes of the week, and we shout out two Team Lowco interns headed to the next level in their journalism careers.
Two Hilton Head Island High School student-athletes put pen to paper Wednesday night, signing their National Letters of Intent at the HHIHS gymnasium in front of friends and family. Swimmer Cameron Matousek signed with Nazareth College (N.Y.), and soccer star Abbie Lainhart chose to continue her career at Western Carolina University.
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The Lowco Pod Squad of Justin Jarrett, Wes Kerr, and Carlo Perruzza gets you caught up on all the top sports news from around the South Carolina Lowcountry. The Pod Squad runs down the area college signings from last week, and May River baseball star Darin Horn stops by for an interview after signing to pitch at Coastal Carolina, and the guys name their Teams of the Week.
The early signing period for sports other than football began Wednesday, and a number of student-athletes from around the Lowco made their college plans official by signing national letters of intent.
Hilton Head Prep’s Sterling Burd won the girls 200 and 500 freestyle titles for the fifth consecutive year, and Hilton Head Christian Academy’s Caleb Eidson also won two events with state-record times to highlight the local contingent of swimmers at the SCISA State Championships on Saturday.
The Lowco Pod Squad of Justin Jarrett, Wes Kerr, and Carlo Perruzza get you caught up on the latest sports news from around the South Carolina Lowcountry. We run down some strong performances from Lowco swimmers, discuss college commitments from THA football's Therion Cannon and May River golfer Andrew Swanson, and break down USCB soccer's big conference win over Warner. Then four-event state champion swimmer Cohen Bruner from Hilton Head High stops by to discuss his family's love with swimming, his future at the U.S. Naval Academy, and more, before we name our Teams of the Week.
Beaufort County established itself as a boys swimming hotbed Monday, as local teams captured the state title in seven of the 11 events and claimed three of the top eight spots and four of the top 12 in the team standings.
Hilton Head High’s girls placed second behind powerhouse Eastside, while May River came in fourth at the SCHSL Class 4A Swimming Championships on Saturday in Columbia.
Newcomer Lucy Beckham High School ended Hilton Head High’s reign over Region 7-4A swimming Saturday, edging the Seahawks for both the boys and girls team titles.