Byrnes wins first 4A state title since 1990

Byrnes won its first state championship in boys basketball since 1990, defeating Irmo, 57-50, Friday night at Colonial Life Arena in Columbia.

The Rebels finish their season 25-4.

Heyden Brown led the way with 25 points for Byrnes, which built a seven-point halftime lead.

Head coach Layne Fowler was a senior guard on the last Byrnes team that played for a state championship in 1993.

Saturday, Christ Church’s girls face Timmonsville for the 1A state title and the Abbeville boys meet Timberland in 2A.

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