MaxPreps has named Bishop England volleyball star Mary Harriet Moore a second-team All-American for small high schools across the country.
Moore led Bishop England to its 13th straight state title with 345 kills and 140 blocks to go with 44 aces. Moore was named Region 6-AA player of the year and was the North-South All-Star Game MVP after leading the South to a 3-1 win over the North.
Moore also is an outstanding basketball player and has helped the Bishops reach Saturday's Lower State championship against Dillon. She played on the team that won the Class AA basketball state title in 2012.
The North-South All-Star wrestling matches will be held March 7-8 at North Myrtle Beach, and the Lowcountry will be well represented.
Local athletes named to the Class AAAA-A South team include Jake Sharpe, Beaufort; Levi Joly Bluffton; Tyler Fachko, Summerville; Ivan Wiggins, Military Magnet; Ben Crutchfield, Wando; Christian Cuttino, Ashley Ridge; Mike Myerink, Bluffton; Chad Wood, Summerville ;and Kentrell Seabrook, Beaufort.
Local athletes on the Class AAA South team include Mario Delrosa, Bishop England; Brian LaBean, Battery Creek; Haven Horlback, Hanahan; Frank Cromwell, James Island; Josh McDermott, Academic Magnet; Zorie Green, Stall; Bernard Harmon, Timberland; and Isaiah Sloan, Battery Creek.
Region 6-A stars
St. John's junior Chris Harris was named the Region 6-A boys' basketball player of the year. Harris averaged 12 points, 10 rebounds and 2 blocked shots a game to help the Islanders win their first region title in nine years.
James Maltese of St. John's was named coach of the year.
The all-region team includes Chris Harris, Jordan Gedis and Justin Frazier, St. John's; Deangelo Frazier, Troy Harrison and Dakota Holmes, Baptist Hill; Dawayne Gadis, Jaywaun Washington and Xavier Steed, Cross; Deangelo Rivers, Military Magnet; Dylan Spinelli, Charleston Math & Science; and Ikell Singleton, Lincoln.
Three Goose Creek athletes - Danielle Nowlin, Destiny McKnight and Ky'ana Webb - have qualified for the USA Track and Field Youth National Indoor Championships after strong efforts in the USATF South Zone Youth Indoor Championships held in Birmingham.
More than 600 athletes from 12 states competed in the event in an attempt to qualify for the nationals, which are set for this weekend in Landover, Md.
McKnight placed second in the girls' 17-18 division 55-meter hurdles with a personal-best 8.67 seconds.
Nowlin placed third in the girls' 15-16 division in the long jump with a jump of 12-1/2.
Webb placed sixth in the girls' 11-12 division 55-meter dash in 8.32 seconds and was sixth in the 200-meter dash a 30.14 clocking.
The athletes compete for the East Coast Track and Field Academy.
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