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Oceanside Collegiate repeats as Class AAA state champion in girls golf

By David Shelton

Senior Writer

Mt. Pleasant - Oceanside Collegiate won its second consecutive Class AAA state championship, posting a two-day team total of 630. The Landsharks finished 58 strokes ahead of runner-up Bishop England.

Oceanside Collegiate led after the first 18 holes, posting a team score of 307. The Landsharks slipped a bit on day two, posting a 323 round but well ahead of the rest of the pack.

Rachel Rich and Kayla Bartemeyer paced Oceanside Collegiate, tying for sixth-place individually at 152. Both shot identical rounds of 75-77. Each earned all-state honors, along with Gabriela Martinez, who finished in 10th-place at 154. Martinez, the team’s number one golfer during the season, posted rounds of 74 and 80.

Lexi Lucarelli was Oceanside’s fourth placer, shooting 173 with rounds of 83 and 90 to finish 23rd overall. Haven Hobbs shot 184 (95-89) and tied for 36th-place individually.

Cross country teams compete at state meet

The Oceanside Collegiate cross country teams earned their way to the Class AA/A state cross country championships, held on November 3rd in Columbia.

The girls team, which won a region championship this fall, finished eighth in the overall team standings. Leading the effort was sophomore Karlin Ripperda, who finished 31st overall. Junior Layla Huckabey was 37th across the finish line while junior Polina Tappan finished 44th overall.

Senior Grace Peacock was 46th and junior Jenna Wiggers finished 53rd. Rounding out the squad were freshman Savannah Armistead (57th) and sophomore Breann Fogle (59th).

The boys team placed 13th in the team standings. Senior Alex Freeman was the team’s top finisher in 42nd. Sophomore Tyler Crookes was 44th and freshman Tidewater Avant finished 84th.

Junior Kyle Carretta (93rd), freshman Gabriel Johnson (94th), senior Daniel Liu (101st) and junior Luke Wiggins (102nd) round out the competitors at the state meet.

Volleyball, football make playoffs

The OCA volleyball team played for the AA Lower State championship on November 5th. The team won their region championship and won 31 of their 40 matches heading into the state semi-finals. A win would put OCA in the state finals, which are set for November 10th at White Knoll High School.

The football team also made the state playoffs in their first year of eligibility. The Landsharks finished the regular season at 8-2 and second in region 6-AA.




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