The North Greenville men’s tennis team won its third Conference Carolinas match of the season, picking up a closely contested 5-4 victory over the Bulldogs of Barton College.
Byrnes football coach Bobby Bentley, who has led the Rebels to four State Championships as a head coach and two as an assistant, has announced his resignation.
He leaves to accept a new role as a quarterback coach for Auburn University.
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.
Kyle Peheny has only been playing varsity football for two years, but NCAA Division I coaches have taken notice.
The senior defensive back, who had 41 tackles and 7 interceptions for the Blue Ridge football team this season, signed a letter of intent to play his college ball at Presbyterian College last week.
The Rebels are still alive.
With two postseason wins under its belt, the Byrnes boys’ basketball team advanced past South Pointe and Spring Valley last week, meeting Hillcrest in the quarterfinals of the Class AAAA playoffs on Tuesday.
The Blue Ridge girls’ basketball team ran into more than it could handle in the second round of the Class AAA state playoffs last week, falling to Lower Richland 74-39 after earning a 57-51 win over Palmetto in round one.
Head coach Byron Hardy said his team has nothing to regret.
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.
The Lady Eagles came up short against Daniel last week, falling in the first round of the Class AAA playoffs 60-49.
Eastside finishes with a 16-8 overall record on the season.
Eastside’s hopes of reaching another state title game were cut short last week, as the Eagles fell on the road in a heartbreaker to Dreher 55-53.
The Eagles knocked off Wren in the first round by a score of 46-44.
Five area basketball teams were left on the outside looking in as postseason play cranked up last week. Those teams, however, are already shifting their focus towards next season.