Posted On: 02/12/19 9:41 AM

The Class AAA State Playoffs begin this evening in the Palmetto State. 32 teams will look to play for the State Championship this coming March in Columbia at Colonial Life Arena. Lets take a look at the Upper State Bracket opening round games. 


Upper State 


Clinton HS vs Chapman HS 

Brandon Fortenberry-Smith

Clinton HS (8-13) will travel up to Inman to play the Panthers (15-10). The Panthers will look for leadership from Brandon Fortenberry-Smith and Banks Atkins.. Clinton HS will counter with the duo of JD Payne (20.2 ppg) and Ahmari Bates (19.9 ppg)


Camden HS vs Seneca HS 

The Bulldogs (13-10) will make the 170 miles trip to play the Wolves in the Upstate. Joseph Goss and Jared Rogers both had solid seasons for the Seneca HS Wolves (11-13). 


Chesnee HS vs Newberry HS 

Desmond Tate

Chesnee HS might be (7-19) but don't count Head Coach Andy Pitt's squad out. Desmond Tate 22.5 ppg, Ahmad Smith 12 ppg and Alijah Means 11.9 ppg lead the offense. 


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