South Aiken, Barnwell lose heartbreakers in state semifinals

High School Sports

(WJBF Sports) — Tremendous football seasons for South Aiken and Barnwell came to an end Friday night. In the SCHSL 4A Upper State Final, South Aiken pushed powerhouse South Pointe to the brink before falling, 55-49, in double-overtime.

Meanwhile, Barnwell fell at home, 20-17, to Batesburg-Leesville in the 2A Lower State Final. The Warhorses scored two early touchdowns off Batesburg-Leesville turnovers but weren’t able to hold on against the Panthers.

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