Soccer matchups highlight high school playoff calendar

sports@islandpacket.comMay 12, 2014 

Hilton Head Island's girls soccer team opens its defense of the Class 3-A state championship Monday in as another week full of high school playoff action featuring area teams begins.

The Seahawks host the Socastee Braves in one of four area first-round matchups at 5:30 p.m.

Hilton Head Island's boys golf team will compete in the Class 3-A Lower State Championship on Monday at the Hackler Course in Conway. And in boys tennis, the Seahawks will host Socastee at 4:30 p.m.

Also Monday, the Bluffton Bobcats continue their quest for a Class 4-A softball title when they host Wando at 6:30 p.m.

In SCISAA softball action, the Thomas Heyward Academy Rebels open a best-of-three Class 2-A championship series against Thomas Sumter Academy on the road before returning home to host Game 2 at 6 p.m. Tuesday in Ridgeland.

The S.C. High School League's boys soccer playoffs open Tuesday. Hilton Head Island hosts St. James at 6 p.m. in the only home matchup of five involving area teams.

On Wednesday, golfers from Beaufort High and Bluffton will compete in the Class 4-A Lower State Championship at Woodside Plantation in Aiken.

And on Friday and Saturday, the State Track and Field Championships will be held at Spring Valley High School in Columbia.

PLAYOFF SCHEDULE

Monday

BOYS GOLF

Class 3-A: Hilton Head Island at Lower State Championship, Hackler Course, Conway

GIRLS SOCCER

Class 2-A: (9) Battery Creek at Marion

Class 3-A: (4) Socastee at (1) Hilton Head Island, 5:30 p.m.

Class 4-A: (3) Beaufort at (2) West Ashley

Class 4-A: (4) Bluffton at (1) Wando

SOFTBALL

4-A Lower State: Wando at Bluffton, 6:30 p.m.

SCISAA 2-A Championship: Thomas Heyward Academy vs. Thomas Sumter Academy, Patriot Park, Sumter, 5:30 p.m.

BOYS TENNIS

Class 3-A: Hilton Head Island at Socastee, 4:30 p.m.

Tuesday, May 13

BOYS SOCCER

Class 1-A: (8) Whale Branch at (1) Blackville-Hilda

Class 2-A: (13) Ridgeland-Hardeeville at (4) Bishop England

Class 2-A: (10) Battery Creek at (7) Silver Bluff

Class 3-A: (3) St. James at (2) Hilton Head Island, 6 p.m.

Class 4-A: (3) Bluffton at (2) Stratford

SOFTBALL

SCISAA 2-A Championship: Thomas Sumter Academy at Thomas Heyward Academy, 6 p.m.

Wednesday

BOYS GOLF

Class 4-A: Beaufort High, Bluffton at 4-A Lower State Championship, Woodside Plantation, Aiken

Friday

TRACK AND FIELD

Battery Creek, Beaufort High, Bluffton, Hilton Head Island, Ridgeland-Hardeeville, Whale Branch at State Championships, Columbia

Saturday

TRACK AND FIELD

Battery Creek, Beaufort High, Bluffton, Hilton Head Island, Ridgeland-Hardeeville, Whale Branch at State Championships, Columbia

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