Socastee’s season comes to end in Lower State final

The Socastee High boys soccer team’s run to the state championship match fell one win short with Tuesday’s 3-1 loss at Hilton Head Island in the Lower State final.

The Braves (20-3), who hadn’t given up three goals in a game in two months, dating back to a 4-3 win over West Florence on March 14. But they couldn’t stop the Seahawks (21-4) and their firepower.

The loss caps what could be the greatest spring sports season and year for Socastee. The baseball team also finished one victory short of the Class 3A state title series, and the boys tennis team captured the school’s first state championship in 31 years over the weekend.

The Socastee softball team and girls soccer team also made strong playoff runs and the girls track team saw its 4×800 relay team captured fifth place at the state meet over the weekend. The boys golf team posted a top-10 finish in the state tournament on Tuesday.

All that on the heels of the best football season in school history as the Braves went 13-1 and came within one win of going to the state championship.

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