Local players selected for SCISA all-star games


Seventeen football players from the five local South Carolina Independent School Association schools have been selected to play in the two SCISA all-star football games scheduled for Saturday.

Fifteen players from Laurence Manning Academy, Wilson Hall, Thomas Sumter Academy and Robert E. Lee Academy will play in the 11-man game while two players from Clarendon Hall will play in the 8-man game.

LMA's Braydon Osteen, Dalton Holcomb, Brent Jordan, David Wilder and Taylor Lee will play for the North squad in the 11-man game. Those five helped lead the Swampcats to the SCISA 3A state championship game.

The all-stars from Wilson Hall, REL and TSA will play for the South squad. The Barons playing are Noah Harvin, Jackson Lemay and Jake Myers. Making the team from Thomas Sumter are Dante Linder, Richard Huntley, Mason Studer and Eli Kessinger.

The Robert E. Lee players are Bryce Barrett, Nick Laney and Billy Jackson. The head coach of the South squad is REL's David Rankin, and he will be assisted by one of his Cavalier assistants, Matt Nix.

Laurence Manning defensive coordinator Elmer Bench will serve on the North coaching staff.

Clarendon Hall's Ben Corbett and Dylan Way will play for the South squad in the 8-man game.

Both games will start at 11 a.m. The 11-man game will be played at Northwood Academy in Summerville. The 8-man game will be played at Cathedral Academy in Charleston.