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High school notes: All-State soccer teams released

South Pointe’s Peyton Marion was one of four local boys’ soccer players named to All-State teams on Sunday.
South Pointe’s Peyton Marion was one of four local boys’ soccer players named to All-State teams on Sunday. Special to The Herald

The South Carolina Soccer Coaches Association released its 2015 All-State teams on Sunday, and seven local players made the grade. South Pointe’s Grayson Chappell became the first Stallion girls’ soccer player to earn an All-State award in the school’s history, while Indian Land junior Katherine Kilroy picked up her third All-State honor in as many seasons. Fellow Warrior Bailey Penegar earned All-State for the second straight season.

Indian Land junior Garrett Gerdes also earned his second straight boys’ soccer All-State nod. He and the Warriors host Saluda Tuesday night in the 2A Upper State boys’ soccer championship game as they try and advance to a fourth consecutive state championship game.

Boys

2A: Garrett Gerdes and Shea Rodgers, Indian Land

3A: Peyton Marion, South Pointe

4A: Bailey Bottini, Clover

Girls

2A: Katherine Kilroy and Bailey Penegar, Indian Land

3A: Grayson Chappell, South Pointe

4A: none

Fifth annual Cyclone Fan Fest

Chester High School is holding its fifth annual Cyclone Fan Fest on Friday, May 22 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. A ceremony will be held in the gym at 6:30 honoring the Chester High School athletic teams and college signees. State championship winners will also be recognized and the school’s cheerleaders will perform.

The Cyclones will then hold a modified spring football scrimmage open to the public with free admission. After the game, coach Victor Floyd and his assistant coaches will be meeting and greeting the public. Concessions, a fish fry and face-painting will be available.

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