Whale Branch will send three wrestlers to the Class 2A/1A State Championships next weekend after the trio placed in the top four in their weight classes at the Lower State Championships on Saturday at Timberland High School.
May River’s Ryan Humel and Roderick Grant and Battery Creek’s Syncere Atkins won individual titles to lead the local wrestling contingent at the Class 3A Lower State Championships, which wrapped up Saturday at May River High School.
Beaufort High qualified nine wrestlers for next week’s Class 4A State Championships and claimed the team title at the Lower State Championship on Saturday at Bluffton High School.
Host May River had seven wrestlers advance to the championship semifinals and Battery Creek put five through to the semifinals on the first day of the Class 3A Lower State Championship on Friday.
Beaufort High put 10 wrestlers through to the championship semifinals on the first day of the Class 4A Lower State Championships on Friday at Bluffton High School.
Beaufort High’s Ron Lanham was named the Coach of the Year and three wrestlers shared Wrestler of the Year honors in the Region 7-4A awards announced Thursday.
Five John Paul II wrestlers placed in the top four in their weight classes at the SCISA State Championships on Saturday.
Visiting Gilbert racked up the bonus points early and pulled out several close matches to build an insurmountable lead and claim a 33-31 win over May River in the Class 3A Lower State championship Wednesday.
May River’s wrestling team rolled into the Class 3A Lower State finals with a dominant 64-7 victory at Lake City on Monday.
Beaufort High’s run in the Class 4A dual playoffs ended with a tough 34-32 loss to visiting Airport on Monday.