The Bishop England boys’ golf team had an impressive showing at the 18th Georgia-South Carolina Cup, which was contested at the Curahee Club in Toccoa, Georgia.
Westminster (Atlanta) claimed the championship of the 16-team event, which featured eight of the best squads from Georgia vs. the top 8 squads from the Palmetto State. Play began Friday and concluded Saturday.
Westminster carded a two-day score of 578 on the 6,694-yard, par 72 course. Johns Creek was second at 590 while St. Pius X was third with 596.
The Bishops finished seventh overall with a score of 614. That was the third best showing from a South Carolina team.
Luke Walmet led the Bishops with a two-day total of 149, 5 over par. Walmet opened with a 2 under par 70 on the first day, recording five birdies. His best stretch came when he recorded birdies on the 11th, 12th and 13th holes.
Sam McMillan was right behind with a 74-76 to finish at 150. Ollie Rotermand carded a 154 and Max Rotermand shot a 161.
Last Thursday’s Bishop England-Summerville baseball game produced some pitching for the ages.
Both teams combined for one hit, and that went to the Green Wave as the team blanked the Bishops 1-0.
Summerville lefty Owen Wellman pitched a no-hitter striking out five and walking one.
The Bishops’ Daniel Brooks was just as dominant. The 6-8 right-hander allowed one hit and one run while striking out nine, pitching in front of more than 40 scouts from more than 20 Major League teams.
The Green Wave plated an unearned run in the bottom of the sixth, using a walk, error and fielder’s choice to score.
The Bishops opened Region 8-AAA play Monday with a 3-2 victory over Oceanside Collegiate Academy to improve to 3-5-1, including 1-0 in league play.
With an 0-2 count, the Bishops’ Brooks Winer singled in the bottom of the sixth to score the winning run.
Sean Hollister was credited with the victory as he allowed five hits in six innings. Ryan Turner pitched a scoreless seventh inning to gain the save.
The two squads were scheduled to play at Oceanside Collegiate Wednesday.
The Bishops are scheduled to play in Hanahan’s HIT April 5-8.
The Bishops won three state titles in a row before the COVID-19 pandemic canceled the 2020 season.
BE Girls’ LAX
Defending state champion Bishop England blasted Philip Simmons 18-0 in girls’ lacrosse Monday night to push their record to 11-0.
Elisabeth Tausig led the Bishops with three goals and five assists. Freshman Henley Bredemann scored three goals and was credited with four assists. Evelyn Kitchin added three goals.
The Bishops have been the most dominant team in the state so far this spring. They have outscored foes 199-17 and Wando is the only team to provide a close game as the Bishops gained a 6-4 victory.
The Bishops were scheduled to play at Dutch Fork Wednesday. A home game against Fort Mill on Friday wraps up play this week.