High School Sports

HS roundup: Bearcats’ playoff run falls short, plus wrestling state qualifiers list

Staff reports

Rock Hill’s Canijah Taylor (10) fouls Wade Hampton’s Bre Watts (24) during the third round of the AAAAA playoffs at Wade Hampton High on Monday.
Rock Hill’s Canijah Taylor (10) fouls Wade Hampton’s Bre Watts (24) during the third round of the AAAAA playoffs at Wade Hampton High on Monday.


Wade Hampton 38, Rock Hill 21

The defending Upper State Champion Wade Hampton Generals scored the first 10 points of the third quarter to break the game open and cruised to a 38-21 victory over Rock Hill in the Class 5A third-round playoffs Monday night in Greenville.

The Generals (18-4) advance to play Woodmont in the Upper State final at 5 p.m. Saturday at Bon Secours Wellness Arena in Greenville.

Wade Hampton took a 9-4 lead after one quarter. Leading 15-13 at halftime, the Generals began the third period with a 10-0 run and led 29-16 when it was over.

The Bearcats (22-4) managed just three free throws in the third quarter, eight points in the second half, and did not record a field goal in the second half until there were 35 seconds left in the game.

Bre Watts scored nine points to lead Wade Hampton. Rikoya Anderson led Rock Hill with a game-high 12 points.


Great Falls and Lewisville Battle Tuesday night

The Great Falls Red Devils and the Lewisville Lions will battle in the Class A third round playoffs Tuesday night at 7 p.m. at South Pointe High School.

Great Falls brings a mark of 19-4 into the third round battle, while Lewisville has a record of 16-8. The two rivals from Region 2A have played twice during the regular season. Each won on its home floor.

Nation Ford Hosts Wade Hampton

The Nation Ford Falcons will host the Wade Hampton Generals Tuesday night at 7 p.m. in the third round of the Class 5A playoffs.

Nation Ford, fresh from a win over Gaffney this past Saturday night, takes a record of 18-6 into the contest.

Chester Travels to Walhalla

The Chester Cyclones travel to Walhalla Tuesday to take on the Walhalla Razorbacks in the third round of the Class 3A playoffs.

Chester carries an overall record of 17-5 into the game, which is scheduled for 7 p.m.


Upper State Finals Results

The Upper State Individual Wrestling Championship was held this past weekend, and a 42 local wrestlers advanced to the individual state finals. The wrestlers are listed by schools, weight class and the place they finished on Saturday.

Rock Hill Bearcats: Justin Beck - 1st at 113; Danny Love - 3rd at 120; Bailey Wilkins - 1st at 132; Noah Reynolds - 1st at 160; Brandon Mills - 1st at 182; Devon Rice - 3rd at Heavweight.

Fort Mill Yellow Jackets: Ethan Johnson - 3rd at 106; Jacob Sturgeon - 4th at 120; Zach Hornbrook - 4th at 126; Brody Claassen - 4th at 138; Josh Cizmadia - 4th at 145; Jake Hart - 1st at 152.

Northwestern Trojans: Derek Covington - 1st at 145; Kadarius Davis - 3rd at 152; Mison Mickle - 3rd at 160; Teddy Mauney - 4th at 170; Gavin Mahoney - 4th at 182; Christian Steele - 4th at 195.

Nation Ford Falcons: Dylan Tindall - 3rd at 126.

Clover Blue Eagles: Luke Brown - 2nd at 126; Ryan Jones - 3rd at 138.

South Pointe Stallions: Kemari Reaves - 2nd at 106; Pearson Borden - 4th at 120; ShyQuan Ferguson - 3rd at 126; Morgan Belk - 3rd at 145; Savion Whte - 4th at 152; Isaac Ekonem - 3rd at 170; Jake Morgan - 1st at 220.

York Cougars: Kaleem Heard - 1st at 106; Jackson Rumfeldt - 3rd at 113.

Lancaster Bruins: Immanuel Bush - 2nd at Heavyweight.

Indian Land Warriors: Solomon Cortez - 2nd at 106; Austin Ross - 1st at 113; Weston Nguyen - 4th at 120; Teddy Yarborough - 4th at 132; Kyle Daley - 2nd at 152; Alfred Cortez - 2nd at 182; Paul Neil - 4th at 195.

Chester Cyclones: Javier Gonzalez - 2nd at 132; LyTerrence Mills - 2nd at 145; Terrence Mills - 3rd at 160; Teddy Murphy - 4th at 220.