Wando boys claim title at Palmetto Cup

Wando’s boys soccer team, ranked second nationally, defeated Brookland-Cayce, 2-0, in the final of the Nike Palmetto Cup tournament on Saturday.

The Warriors finished 4-0 in the event, outscoring their opponents, 21-1. Wando (14-0) advanced to the final with a 3-0 win over SCISA powerhouse Cardinal-Newman earlier on Saturday.

Bishop England, the top-ranked Class AA team in the state, reached the semifinals before losing in a penalty kick shootout to Brookland-Cayce.

Hanahan’s boys and Wando’s girls captured team championships at the 13th annual Father Kelly track and field classic, held at Bishop England on Saturday.

Hanahan’s 105.50 points edged out Goose Creek (81 points) for the boys title, with Wando, Stratford and Lexington rounding out the top five teams in the 13-team event.

Leading Hanahan’s effort was sprinter Quincy Mitchell, who won the 100-meter final and placed second in the 200. Throwers Tre Smalls and Dominique Green added solid performances as well. Smalls won the shot put and finished third in the discus while Green was second in both events.

Goose Creek’s Timmothy Davis was a double-winner, winning the long jump and the triple jump.

Wando’s girls team tallied 157 total points, finishing ahead of runner-up Summerville (119.50 points). Woodland finished third in the team standings while Cane Bay and Bishop England rounded out the top five.

Anchoring Wando’s winning effort was Zeniyah Lawrence, who took first-place in the 100 and 200 meter sprints, as well as the long jump. Teammate Cierra Smalls was second in the 100 and third in the 200, while Summerville’s Imagine Patterson won the 400, finished second in the 200 and third in the 100.