High School Sports

Prep Roundup, Sept. 11


SCTCCCA Coaches Classic: Hilton Head High's Jack Manesiotis finished third in a time of 15 minutes, 41 seconds Saturday at Sandhills Research Center in Columbia, helping the Seahawks finish third as a team in the 30-team International division.

Faith Lifer led the Seahawks to eighth place in the girls' International division, finishing 14th (19:58).

Joshua Tierney was 22nd (17:32) to help Bluffton's boys take eighth in the 48-team Championship division. Beaufort High was 33rd and Battery Creek finished 43rd.

Scottie House came across 32nd (21:20) to guide Bluffton to eighth in the girls Championship division. Beaufort High was 30th and Battery Creek was 43rd.

Lexington won the boys International category, and the girls side was won by Wando. Bishop England was the boys Championship division winner. Heathwood Hall was the girls champ.

Hilton Head High's Sam Beattie won the JV Boys 7th-9th race with a time of 17:32. Evans Beach of Bluffton was 13th (18:59) in the JV Boys 10th-12th race. Ciara McMahon of Hilton Head High placed seventh (21:36) in the JV Girls event.


Hilton Head High (3rd, International) -- 3. Jack Manesiotis 15:41, 17. Sean McMahon 16:42, 22. Alex Couch 16:48, 57. Colton Hennessey 17:24, 60. Chandler Bolthouse 17:27

Bluffton (8th, Championship) -- 22. Joshua Tierney 17:32, 32. Demetrius Smalls 17:55, 56. Daniel Falcocchio 18:23, 71. Clark Sinclair 18:43, 86. Tim Neitzel 18:51

Beaufort High (33rd, Championship) -- 79. Brandon Pratt 18:47, 152. Brahm Gideon 19:46, 208. Ciaran Cordial 20:49, 209. Austin Mix 20:50, 250. Matthew Born 22:10

Battery Creek (43rd, Championship) -- 96. Erik Barbosa 18:58, 211. Luis Castillo 20:53, 233. Jihad Muhammad 21:33, 291. Surachat Jaroenwar 24:04, 298. Wendell Roberson 24:44


Hilton Head High (8th, International) -- 14. Faith Lifer 19:58, 46. Carley McGlinn 21:06, 47. Savannah Schepp 21:06, 55. Michelle Stine 21:16, 85. Abi Short 22:15

Bluffton (8th, Championship) -- 32. Scottie House 21:20, 39. Casey Witkowski 21:41, 60. Lea Tierney 22:09, 75. Madison Putich 22:36, 86. Jennifer Giles 22:46

Beaufort High (30th, Championship) -- 119. Madeline Aune 23:24, 123. Alexandra Zapp 23:30, 167. Kristen Rowell 24:23, 174. Madison Maddox 24:36, 207. Savannah Lehnert 25:21

Battery Creek (43rd, Championship) -- 125. Alexis Miller 23:31, 228. Alexis Myers 26:05, 293. Jasmine Wallace 29:38, 328. Amanda Martinez 36:01, 331. Autumn Gravel 37:16


Hilton Head Christian Invitational: Pinewood Prep's boys and Hammond School's girls finished on top in the 10-team SCISAA meet Saturday at the Island Recreation Center pool.

Beaufort Academy's boys finished fourth, while Hilton Head Christian's boys took seventh. On the girls' side, Beaufort Academy was fifth and the Christian Academy placed sixth.

"Our team swam with great strength," Hilton Head Christian coach Melanie Hilton said. "Very proud of them."

Hilton Head Christian's Charlie Guenther had the top performance from the local teams, winning the 100-yard breaststroke in a time of 1 minute, 10.5 seconds.

Beaufort Academy's Preston Suber was second in the 100 freestyle.

Hilton Head Christian's Ashley Weaver had the best effort from the area's girls, taking second in the 200 individual medley.

Top finishers

Beaufort Academy girls

3rd, 200 medley relay (Casey Kahn, Katherine Neal, Madeleine Gray, Laura Roddey) 2:17.77

3rd, Casey Kahn, 500 free

Beaufort Academy boys

2nd, Preston Suber, 100 free, 56.58

3rd, Preston Suber, 50 free, 25.08

3rd, 400 free relay (Michael Bible, Grant Hetherington, Drummond Koppernaes, Charles Sanford), 4:30.91

HHCA girls

2nd, Ashley Weaver, 200 IM, 2:44.23

3rd, Abbey Robinson, 100 breaststroke, 1:23.30

3rd, 400 free relay (Weaver, Sydney Cantwell, Audrey Robinson, Abbey Robinson), 4:35.73

4th, Weaver, 100 breaststroke, 1:24.16

4th, 200 free relay (Weaver, Haigler Woods, Cantwell, Audrey Robinson), 2:09.13

HHCA boys

1st, Charlie Guenther, 100 breaststroke, 1:10.50

4th, Guenther, 200 free, 2:15.06

5th, 400 free relay (Drew Robinson, Chris Cosacchi, Charles Michael, Guenther) 4:33.22


Hilton Head Christian: The Eagles dropped a pair of matches over the weekend, falling 3-0 to Ashley Hall on Friday and 3-0 to Pinewood Prep on Saturday. The losses put the Christian Academy at 0-3 in their region. The Eagles play at Bible Baptist on Monday.