The quest for a state championship opens today for three area volleyball teams and a girls golf squad.
In the Class 1-A volleball playoffs, seventh-ranked Whale Branch (21-6) hosts Baptist Hill at 6 p.m.
Ridgeland-Hardeeville and Battery Creek open the Class 2-A playoffs on the road. The Jaguars are at Edisto, while the Dolphins (18-11) play at Wade Hampton, both at 6 p.m.
The Hilton Head Island girls golf team tees off at this morning in the Class 3-A Championship at the Hackler Course at Coastal Carolina University in Conway.
The Seahawks placed second in the Class 3-A Lower State meet at last week in Murrels Inlet, behind Nathalie Lezcano's 73.
TODAY'S PLAYOFF SCHEDULE
High School girls golf
Hilton Head Island at Class 3-A Championship, Hackler Course, Conway
Seahawks tee times: Nathalie Lezcano, 8:08 a.m.; Meredith Langs, 8:16 p.m.; Meredith Wipper, 8:24 a.m.; Lois Anderson, 8:32 a.m.; Hunter Walston, 8:40 a.m.
High school volleyball
Class 2-A playoffs, Ridgeland Hardeeville at Edisto, 6 p.m.
Class 2-A playoffs, Battery Creek at Wade Hampton, 6 p.m.
Class 1-A playoffs, Baptist Hill at Whale Branch, 6 p.m.