Director of Athletics, Kathy James, advised The Advertiser that Wardlaw Academy’s state tournament game schedule will not be released until late Tuesday evening February 16, 2016. The Lady Patriots finished #4 in the region with a 7-14 overall record and the boys finished #3 in the region with a 17-7 overall record.
The #2 seeded Lady Rebels began their playoff battles for 2016 against Landrum Tuesday at home. Landrum is out of the Region I AA and is a number 3 seed. The Cardinals enter the playoffs with a 15-7 season record 10-4 in their region. The Thurmond girls are 17-7 on the season with only one loss in region play. A win for the Lady Rebels will land them in a round two game against the winner of #1 seed Keenan against #4 seeded Cheraw this Friday.
Strom Thurmond’s boy’s basketball team will host Pendleton Wednesday. The Rebel men are also #2 seeded going into tournament play. Pendleton is a three seed also out of Region I AA. The Bulldogs are 12-8 on the season and 8-6 in their region. Thurmond is 12-12 on the season and 7-3 in region. A win for the Rebels sets up a round two matchup against either #4 seeded Buford or #1 seeded Keenan this Saturday at 7:00 p.m.
Fox Creek’s boys opened tournament play Tuesday night the 16th hosting #3 seed Greenville Tech out of Region II A. The #2 seeded Predators enter tournament play with a 13-13 regular season record, 8-3 in Region I A. The Greenville Tech Warriors are 8-6, 6-3 in their region. A win by the Predators sends them to a second round game against the winner of the Calhoun County-Lamar game.
The Fox Creek girls opened Monday night at Christ Church. The #4 seeded Lady Predators enter the tournament 4-6 in their region and seeded #4 while their opponent is a #1 seed with a 20-3 season record, 13-0 in their region. The winner will take on the victor of the Lamar vs North game Thursday night at 7:00 p.m.
#2 seed Ridge Spring-Monetta Girls opened their tournament journey against #3 seed McBee Monday night. The game was played at RSM. RSM enters tournament play with a 4-3 region record against the 2-5 McBee Panthers. The winner of the opening round will take on either McCormick or Greer Middle College on Thursday.
RSM Trojan men, 10-2 in Region play, opened with Lewisville at home Tuesday night at 7:00 p.m. The #2 seeded Trojans take on the Lions who posted a 14-9 regular season record and are seeded #3. The winner of this one gets either Southside Christian or Calhoun Falls Friday.