The Rebels’ inevitable run to a Class AAAA state championship appearance was brought to a screeching halt late Friday night, as Dutch Fork rallied to down top-seeded Byrnes 31-21.
Greer girls’ basketball coach Carlton Greene is going to have plenty of options this season, as he hopes to utilize his bench to wear teams down.
The Greer boys’ basketball team suffered two early losses this season, but coach Jeff Neely said he believes his team will get better with experience.
The Yellow Jackets picked up losses to Dorman and Wren during a preseason tournament, before earning their first win over Spartanburg Christian Academy.
The Riverside girls’ basketball team is hoping a core of young players will develop the chemistry needed to have success this season.
The Lady Warriors began the new year 1-2, losing to Wren and Greer, but defeating Travelers Rest.
Eastside senior Kayla Thomas will play her college volleyball at Anderson University.
Thomas signed her letter of intent last week, putting the finishing touches on a successful high school career.
The Byrnes boy’s basketball team wants to host a playoff game in 2014, but knows it will have to go through a tough region schedule to do so.
Byrnes coach Layne Fowler saw his team jump out to a 2-1 start during a preseason tournament last week, and he said he saw some good things from his athletic team.
The Byrnes girl’s basketball team has had plenty of trouble staying healthy in the past.
Rebel coach Stacey Parris said her team has had six knee injuries in four years and has had to take a different approach to the offseason as a result.
The Riverside boys’ basketball team is off to a 2-1 start after securing wins over Belton-Honea Path and Powdersville last week.
The Warriors fell to St. Joes during a preseason tournament, but Riverside coach Greg Miller said his team has done exactly what it needed to thus far.
Eastside to host Southern Slam
Eastside High School will host its annual Southern Slam on Friday, Dec. 6 and Saturday, Dec. 7. The tournament will feature 40 teams from all over the state, including Eastside and Byrnes High. Weigh-ins are scheduled for 4 p.m. on Friday, followed by the first two rounds.
Eastside girls’ basketball coach Cindy DeHart says her young team will be relying on speed and hard work in hopes of a playoff push this season.
The Lady Eagles earned wins over South Pointe and Easley, but fell to Woodmont in a preseason tournament before the Thanksgiving holiday.