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The Highlander Update - 1/24

Thursday, January 26, 2017

What A Time To Be A Highlander! 
Come out and support our Heathwood Hall teams and athletes in action!




The Highlander Bowling teams had a home match at the Royal Z Lanes on Tuesday, January 17th. There were 7 school attending with 18 teams competing. Our boys’ teams finished 1st and the girls’ teams finished in 2nd place. The girls were led by Catie Johnson, Olivia Hampton, Amelia Robinson-Brown and Kate Nassab, while the boys’ team had particularly strong showings from Xander Postic, Davis Buchanan, Spears Goodlett, Daniel Lucas and James Lucas.

The teams participated in the SCISA State Championship matches at Sumter’s Gamecock Lanes on Thursday, January 19th. At this year's state championship, the format was a two-round play-off format. All 12 school teams participated in the first round, with the top 4 teams moving into the championship round. Both our boys’ and girls’ teams were in that top four. Our boys’ teams finished in 2nd place in the state and the girls finished in 3rd place - Congratulations to the boys' and girls’ teams!


Boys’ Team Members - Wade Allen, Davis Buchanan, Xander Postic, Daniel Lucas and James Lucas
Girls' Team Members - Olivia Hampton, Catie Johnson, Emmye Mullins, Amelia Robinson-Brown and Kate Nassab. 


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Join us this Friday, January 27th, for a Facebook Live Q&A with Heathwood Head Football Coach Marcus Lattimore at 10AM!

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The Highlander Varsity Wrestling team picked up some valuable big-match experience last week in their tri-match against SCHSL powers Blythewood HS & Columbia HS. Sophomore Reagan Olsen inched closer to history, as he collected his 95th career win. Tomorrow night, the team will travel for their final regular-season contest against Camden Military, before the MS wrestlers host their tournament on Saturday.
 

Next week, the Highlanders will open play in the SCISA State Quarterfinals at Hammond on Wednesday, as they look to make consecutive trips to the State Championship - Make sure to come out and support our wrestlers!

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The Basketball program is full of positive momentum as they head toward the end of the regular season!

MS Girls: Can clinch a home semifinal game in the region tournament with a win today at Augusta Christian, or Friday at home against Cardinal Newman.
MS Boys: Split their games last week against Camden Military & Ben Lippen, but look to finish out the regular season strong this week with AC, PAC, and CN.
JV Girls: Host AC today before traveling to Cardinal Newman for the season finale on Friday.
JV Boys: Picked up a great road win against Camden Military last week, and look to work their way into the playoffs with games this week against AC, PAC, and the regular-season finale at CN.
Varsity Girls: Collected a big home win last night against Pelion, avenging a loss from earlier in the season, and can clinch a playoff berth at home tonight against AC, or on the road Friday against the Cardinals.
Varsity Boys: Currently standing alone in first place in the region, the boys defeated Pelion last night at home and look to collect season sweeps this week against AC and CN.