Varsity Cross Country, Varsity Track · Bedenbaugh Reaches Milestone


Pelion High School Cross Country and Track Coach, Mark Bedenbaugh, reached a career milestone last night in the Panthers home track meet.

In the Panthers meet last night, they topped Silver Bluff, Gilbert, and Swansea to give Coach Bedenbaugh 700 career wins.

Coach Bedenbaugh’s career statistics include:
2011 Inductee into the South Carolina Track and Cross Country Coaches Association Hall of Fame.
Boys Cross Country
16 Conference Championships
6 Top 3 finishes in the state
21 Top 10 finishes in the state
State Champion/Runner-up 3 times
14 Individual Conference Champions
25 All-State Runners
Girls Cross Country
22 Conference Championships
11 Top 3 finishes in the state
22 Top 10 finishes in the state
State Champion/Runner-up 4 times
19 Individual Conference Champions
35 All-State Runners
6 Individual State Champions
Boys Track
21 Conference Championships
5 Top 3 Finishes
166 Individual Conference Champions
18 Individual State Champions
Overall Win-Loss record of 700-162-2
Congratulations to Coach Bedenbaugh for these outstanding accomplishments.