BA boys top HHCA, girls fall short

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Beaufort Academyís Thomas Halladay seems to be effortlessly floating to the basket as he goes up for two points Monday. Photos by Bob Sofaly.

Beaufort Academy’s boys picked up a big region win with a 54-50 home victory over a short-handed Hilton Head Christian Academy team on Monday.

Dawson Coleman poured in 27 points and Jaylen Reeves added nine to lead BA, which has won two of its last three games. 

Floyd Hargrove scored 23 points to pace HHCA, which dressed only five players.

The Eagles (10-8, 2-5) snapped a five-game skid and earned their first region win with a 59-38 victory at Thomas Heyward on Tuesday, Jan. 22, as Coleman scored 23 points, Reeves added 13, and Elijah Fess had 10. BA lost 57-39 at John Paul II on Friday despite a game-high 19 points from Coleman, who went 13-of-13 from the foul line.

HHCA’s girls stayed perfect in region play with a 58-47 win over BA on Monday. 

Beaufort Academyís Maeve Kalady gets fouled from behind during the third quarter against Hilton Head Christian Academy on Monday at BA. 

Jossie Frazier led HHCA’s balanced attack with 14 points, while Dior Shelton added 11, Brielle McCarthy scored nine and Mary Yanker had eight. Amelia Huebel scored 16 points and Shanese Bostick and EmilyAnn Hiers added 10 apiece to lead BA. 

BA (11-4, 2-3) hammered Thomas Heyward 54-21 on Tuesday, Jan. 22, as Huebel scored 15 points, Maeve Kalady added 13, and Hiers chipped in 12. The Eagles had to postpone their game at John Paul II on Friday because three starters were sidelined by illness. That game was rescheduled for Feb. 6.  

BA’s boys hsot Bethesda Academy for a region matchup Friday. The girls travel to Hilton Head Prep on Feb. 5.

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