Eastside’s Clay Walker powered his team to another state championship last Wednesday during a 47-21 win over Socastee. Walker is wrestling for his fourth individual state title this week.

Back-to-back champions

Last week was a lot like déjà vu for the Eastside wrestling team.

The Eagles captured their second consecutive state championship with a 47-21 win over Socastee. The win marks another milestone for a program that has become a dynasty.

Greenwood ousts Byrnes

Despite making the playoffs for the first time in five years, the Byrnes girls’ basketball team was dealt a tough 70-40 first round loss against top-seeded Greenwood.

Rebel coach Stacey Parris said she was proud of her team.

Eastside moved one step closer to its goal of winning a state title on Monday night, defeating Belton-Honea Path 51-15 in the Class AAA Upper State final.

Eagles claim Upper State

It was a night to remember for Eastside wrestlers.

The Eagles cruised to a Class AAA Upper State title Monday night in a 51-15 win over Belton-Honea Path. The win advances Eastside to the state title match where they will face Socastee at River Bluff High in Lexington on Wednesday (Feb. 19).


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