The actual sports news is picking up, with headlines from the basketball, wrestling, and golf world worthy of discussion, and the start of (private) high school football less than two weeks away. The Lowco Pod Squad of Justin Jarrett and Wes Kerr gets you up to speed on the biggest news of the week and highlights a trio of standout Lowco athletes in interviews with May River football star Ahmad Green and former Ridgeland-Hardeeville hoops stars Rashamel and Devin Butler.
Two of the Lowco’s top high school wrestlers earned fifth-place finishes at the 2020 Reno Worlds in Tulsa last weekend in Oklahoma.
What do I think I know this week? Not much of anything. I’ve never been more uncertain in my life.
May River wrestling claimed two individual state titles and placed third in the Class 3A team standings at the SCHSL State Championships on Saturday in Anderson.
Four Lowco wrestlers will compete for state titles Saturday after winning their first two matches at the SCHSL state championships in Anderson.
The dreaded crossover season is upon us, as we're in the home stretch of basketball and wrestling season at the same time spring sports season is firing up and Hilton Head is gearing up for the RBC Heritage, resulting in our longest episode ever!
Our weekly dose of pseudo-knowledge was delayed this week due to the think-knower coaching travel baseball all weekend and a busy Monday highlighted by the annual RBC Heritage Presented By Boeing Media Day and a bunch of great basketball playoff games, but we’ve finally had time to digest what has happened over the past few days and pull it together to bring you “Five Things I Think I Know” presented by Coligny.
A pair of Whale Branch wrestlers are headed to the state tournament after the Warriors claimed one individual title and had one runner-up finish at the Class 2A/1A Lower State qualifier Saturday at Timberland.
Beaufort High qualified seven wrestlers — including four individual champions — while Hilton Head High had four qualifiers and one Bluffton wrestler claimed a spot in the state tournament at the Class 4A Lower State qualifier Saturday at Bluffton High School.
May River qualified a program-record 12 wrestlers for the state tournament, including three individual champions, and Battery Creek had four qualifiers and one champ at the Class 3A Lower State wrestling qualifier Saturday at May River High School. EJ Seman (106), Isham Peace (113), and Eli Hall (220) all claimed individual titles for the Sharks, who compiled 226 team points to easily outdistance second-place Gilbert (183). Chad Hadden (120), Miguel Cavalheiro (138), and Anthon Funderburk (170) placed second for May River, while Mike Sunkins (138), Anthony Nelsen (145), Gabriel Juarez (152), and Rod Grant (195) were third, and Wyatt Banfield (160) and Donovan Ling (182) finished fourth. Larson McManigle (145) captured the Dolphins’ lone title, while Sam DeGroat (106) was second, Johan Linares (126) was third, and George Reilly Smith was fourth. The state championships are Friday and Saturday at the Anderson Civic Center.