High School Sports Round-Up
The High School League State Track and Field Championships are scheduled for May 12-13 at Spring Valley’s Harry Parone Stadium, and both the Bishop England and Hanahan track teams are in a sprint to the finish line.
The Bishops fared well in the Charleston County championships as the Bishop girls finished third in the team standings while the boys were fourth. Meanwhile, the Hanahan boys claimed second place in the Berkeley County championships, as did the girls’ team.
The Bishop boys claimed only one gold medal as the boys captured first in the 4x800-meter relay with a time of 8:34.55. Carter Crowley was second in the 400-meter dash while Adam Richter was second in the 800-meter run. Jacob Wilkins also claimed a silver medal for his effort in the discus.
In the girls meet, BE’s Julia Hunter won the 400-meter hurdles while the 4x800-meter relay team captured gold.
Camryn Deames and Kennedy Jordhal finished 1-2 in the 3,200-meter run. Emma Albano won silver medals in the shout put and discus. Allison Seney was second in the pole vault, but her effort of 10-6 was a national elite performance. She also finished third in the hurdles.
In the Berkeley County meet, the Hanahan boys won five gold medals while the girls won three.
The Hawk boys won the 3,200 relay while Noah Ward won the 1,600-and 3,200 meter runs. Jake Ward won the gold in the 800 and Tyler Duncan captured gold in the discus.
In the girls meet, the Hawks’ Tiara Daniels won the 400 hurdles, Autumn Bladen captured first in the 800 and Emily Loud won the pole vault.
MOORE SIGNS WITH UNF
Bishop England basketball standout Rhetta Moore recently signed a scholarship to play basketball at the University of North Florida.
Moore played on four state championship basketball teams at BE and also was a member of two volleyball teams that captured state titles.
Moore, who finished her career at BE with more than 1,000 career points, helped the Bishops post a 24-3 record her senior season and a 100-10 mark in her four years.
She averaged 17.6 points per game this past winter, hitting 50 percent from the field. She tallied 5.5 rebounds, 3.3 steals and 3.5 assist per game.
The University of North Florida is located in Jacksonville. The Ospreys compete in the Atlantic Sun Division and posted a 10-20 record during the 2016-2017 season.
Rhetta Moore is the sister of BE grad Mary Harriet Moore who went on the play volleyball at Davidson.
The Bishop England and Hanahan baseball teams fared well in the Hanahan Invitational Tournament although neither team reached the final four.
The Bishops defeated Rock Ridge (Va.) 2-1 in the opening round but fell to Fort Dorchester 3-2. The Bishops also posted victories over Independence (N.C.).
The Hawks opened play with an 11-0 victory over Northwood Academy but fell in Game 2 to Great Bridge (Va.) 10-4. They followed that up with and 8-2 victory over Hickory Grove Christian (N.C.) but fell to Virginia entry Patriot High, 7-4.