Highlanders News · 2018 Fall Sports Recap

Highlander Fall Sports Recap
Our Fall sports seasons have concluded and our Heathwood teams enjoyed terrific success on the field, in the pool, on the courses, and on the courts!  If you missed anything, get caught up with a recap of the entire fall!

The 2018 Fall Season saw Highlander Athletics teams capture two Region Championships, one State Runner-up, two Individual State champions, one State 3rd place finish, one State Semifinalist, and playoff appearances in all Varsity sports.
Want season-long recaps of games, matches and competitions?  Check out our team pages on our Highlander Athletics website, and social media pages!

Highlander Football

Varsity: 4-7, State Quarterfinals
JV: 1-7
MS: 0-8

With the highest win total since 2009, the Varsity team earned a playoff bid for the first time since 2015, highlighted by seven All-State selections, five SCISA North-South honorees, and two named to the inaugural Metro Bowl.

Highlander Volleyball

Varsity: 5-13, Playoffs
JV: 0-13
MS: 0-8

The Highlanders earned a trip to the SCISA Playoffs, and had two All-Region selections, and two SCISA North-South All-Star selections.

Highlanders Boys CC

The Highlanders finished an outstanding season as both the State and Region Runner-Up and seven total top-10 finishes, with three All-Region runners, two All-State performers, and the SCISA State Individual Runner-Up.

Highlander Girls XC

The Highlanders claimed the Region Championship, and finished 3rd in the State, to conclude a year that featured eight top-10 finishes, five All-Region athletes, and individual titles in five races, including the Region & State individual titles.

Highlander Tennis

Varsity: 7-6, State Semifinals
JV: 6-3
MS: 1-1

The Highlanders earned consecutive trips Region Championships and trips to the SCISA State Semifinals in 2018, collecting two All-Region selections and one All-State pick.

Highlander Golf

The Highlander Golf team welcomed several new faces in 2018, and collected a 3-7 record while having the individual Region Runner-Up and and All-State performer, while looking to return the entire team in 2019.

Highlanders Boys Swim

The Highlanders Boys Swim team collected three top-10 finishes and improved their performance at the SCISA State Championships in 2018, earning an 8th place finish highlighted by four top-10 finishes in the competition in Augusta.

Highlander Girls Swim

The Highlander Girls Swim Team enjoyed a terrific 2018 season with four top-10 finishes, capped off at the SCISA State Meet with a 9th place team finish, as well as one individual state champion.


Boys CC
Nebeyou Sneath
Hugh Willcox
Robert Golden

Girls CC
*Jais Ward
Laela Caplinger
Catherine Barron
Taylor Washington
Cameron Truesdale

*Kendall Couch
Hanna Coetsee
Nick Gaffos (Coach of the Year)

Towns Christian
Jayden Johnson

Olivia Antonetti

* denotes Region Player of the Year


Reagan Olsen
Ronnie Porter
Juwan Hayes
Rondarius Porter
Alex Lewis
Davis Buchanan
Drew Hall

Boys CC
Neb Sneath
Hugh Willcox

Girls CC
*Jais Ward

Girls Tennis
Kendall Couch

Olivia Antonetti

Girls Swimming
*Sophia Conner

*denotes State Champion