Record-setting Hammond senior wide receiver Lucas Prickett previews tonight’s Homecoming match-up with rival Heathwood Hall as the Skyhawks (9-0) try to put the finishing touches on an unbeaten regular season.
Hammond senior Rivers Clark, an outstanding and unselfish athlete whose leadership resulted in her selection as a team captain in basketball, swimming and soccer, is the 2016-17 Providence Heart Hammond Girls Player of the Year. Clark, an All-Region midfielder and 5-year starter, leads the Skyhawk girls against Pinewood Prep in the opening round of the SCISA 3A soccer playoffs this afternoon. Congratulations Rivers!
Hammond junior middie Corbett Glick, one of the state’s top players, helped lead the Skyhawk boys to a 10-6 win over Porter-Gaud, earning their second consecutive state lacrosse championship while becoming the first 3A team to go back-to-back in SCISA LAX history.
Freshman midfielder Wade Oliver came up big in Hammond’s opening round playoff win over First Baptist on Monday, scoring a pair of goals to help set up Wednesday’s SCISA 3A state semi-final match-up with Porter-Gaud.
Hammond tennis standout William Lynch capped a successful season by being named the SCISA AAA-Region 1 Player of the Year. Playing at #1 singles, Lynch led the Skyhawk boys to the state semi-finals where they fell to powerful Porter-Gaud. The junior has competed on the Skyhawk varsity since his sixth grade year and is already looking forward to what should be a huge senior season in 2017-18.
Hammond junior Mason Kapp, an All-Region midfielder, will be counted on heavily in this afternoon’s SCISA 3A first round playoff match-up between the Skyhawks and Pinewood Prep. Kapp is in her fourth year as a starter for the Hawk girls and is the team’s second-leading goal scorer.
Hammond junior Cle Pennington, an all-state selection, was instrumental in leading the Skyhawks to their second consecutive lacrosse state championship this spring, helping them become the first back-to-back boys 3A champs in SCISA history. The Hawks beat Porter-Gaud 10-6 in the championship game, avenging two regular season losses to the Cyclones.
Hammond junior centerback Lucas Prickett and his Skyhawk teammates blitzed First Baptist 8-0 in the opening round of the SSCISA state playoffs on Monday, paving the way for Wednesday’s meeting with Porter-Gaud. The winner will advance to play either Heathwood or Cardinal Newman for the state championship.
Junior Lucas Prickett, the Providence Heart Hammond Player of the Week, drained a clutch 3-pointer from the right corner at the buzzer to give the Skyhawks a 44-41 win over Cardinal Newman on Tuesday, increasing the Hawks’ SCISA Region 1-3A record to 3-2. The 6-5 swingman had a game-high 26 points in the victory. The high-scoring Prickett then added 28 more points in Thursday night’s 68-60 OT win over Trinity-Byrnes, making him an easy choice for Player of the Week honors. Great job, Lucas!
Hammond head basketball coach David Ross, the Crescent Construction Midlands Coach of the Week, has done a phenomenal job leading the Skyhawk boys to a 3-2 record in SCISA Region 1-3A play. On Tuesday, Ross’ squad defeated a talented Cardinal Newman team 44-41 on a Lucas Prickett 3-pointer at the buzzer, which was made extra special by the fact that it came on the former Gamecock guard’s birthday. Congratulations and Happy Birthday, Coach Ross!