Multiple Teams · Green Wave Athletics Enjoys a Great Weekend

Several Green Wave Teams had some key competitions over the weekend.

Swim – The Summerville Swim Team traveled to the University of South Carolina Natatorium on Friday evening for the AAAAA State Championship Meet.  Overall the boys finished 19th and the girls 23rd.  For the boys, John Haffner starred, earning quality finishes in the 200y freestyle (13th) and 100y freestyle (6th).  The boys 200y medley relay team was DQ’d on a false start but the boys rebounded to score 13th place in the 200y freestyle relay (Donovan O’Dea, Tommy O’Malley, Will Sears, John Haffner).  On the girls side, Meredith and Sara Anne Welsh starred in the pool.  Meredith finished 3rd in the state in the 100y breastroke and 16th in 200y IM.  Sara Anne finished 17th in the 200y IM and 26th in the 100y butterfly.  Molly Brown earned a spot in the state meet in the 200y freestyle, scoring 20th place.  The girls’ 200 freestyle relay swam to an 18th place finish (Sara Anne Welsh, Molly Brown, Caroline Searfoss, Meredith Welsh.

Football – The Green Wave hosted the James Island Trojans on Friday night for their 2016 Homecoming game.  The defense starrred in the first half for the Wave as entered the break up 10-0 on a defensive TD by Tony Brewer and a Garrett Quakenbush field goal.  The offense rolled out in the second half scoring 21 points over the last two frames and the defense continued to keep the Trojans out of the endzone, earning their first shut out of 2016.  The Wave have matched their 2015 win total with 3 games left in the season and currently sit tied for second in region 7-AAAAA with a 3-1 record.  The Wave take on Stratford HS this Friday at Stratford.

Cross County – With #2 runner Victor Shelhammer still recovering from an accident, the boys cross country team attacked the Sandhills Course with a purpose and ran down 5th place amongst some of the top teams in the state.  The girls also took on some elite competition and were able to run down 12th place.  The boys and girls will look to push their cardiovascular limits this Wednesday at the 2016 region 7-AAAAA race.

JV Cheer – With the varsity cheer squad nursing some injuries, the JV cheer team went on the road to Dutch Fork HS for a Saturday competition looking to gain some valuable experience against some of the top teams in South Carolina.  The ladies picked up some experience and a third place finish on top of it!