Hilton Head High’s girls raced to a state title at the Class 4A Cross Country State Championships in Camden.
The Seahawk girls posted a team total of 61 points to easily defeat runner-up Greenville (92) and earn their first Class 4A title and their sixth overall.
All five of Hilton Head High’s scoring runners finished in the top 25, with Sarah Neville (18:53) leading the way in fourth, followed by Cynthia Gudaitis (19:16) in ninth, and Tori Herman (19:19) in 11th. Sarah Cooke (19:51) was 20th, and Reagan Gilman (20:02) was 25th to round out a strong team effort for the Seahawks.
The Seahawk boys used a balanced effort to finish third with 87 points, behind Greer (42) and Eastside (69), falling short in their bid for a seventh consecutive state title. Logan Seifert led Hilton Head High with a 13th-place finish in 16:18, followed in close succession by teammates Jasper Reinhardt (16:25) in 14th, Max Baez (16:28) in 17th, Jossue Rondin (16:47) in 21st, and Will Lemire (16:48) in 22nd.