Battery Creek boys, girls defeat Beaufort High in basketball

Host Battery Creek defended its home gym floor last Friday night, edging familiar foe Beaufort High 66-64 in a boys high school basketball game.

The win allowed Battery Creek to move to 2-0. Beaufort High dropped to 1-1 after the loss.

Four Battery Creek players reached double figures in the scoring column. Devontae Wilson scored 18 points for the Dolphins. Adonis Williams netted 15 points, Markell Smalls contributed 14 and Christian Brown netted 11 for the Dolphins. Eric Freeman delivered six points and Jaffrey Darden two.

Three Beaufort High players reached double figures in the scoring column. Jawan Mack led Beaufort High with a game-high 20 points. Otis McClain contributed 13 points and Ryle Owens netted 12 for the Eagles.

Monty White also scored eight points, Matt Garay scored five points, Devin Stedman netted four, and Flint Wright tossed in two for the Eagles.

The Battery Creek and Beaufort High boys’ basketball teams met as part of a doubleheader. In a girls high school basketball game played between the two rival schools, Battery Creek topped Beaufort High 46-35.

Taquasia Lampkin scored a game-high 15 points to lead Battery Creek past rival Beaufort High 46-35 in an early season game. With the win, Battery Creek moved to 2-0.

The Dolphins outscored Beaufort High 17-6 in the third quarter.

Lampkin was the only Battery Creek player to reach double figures. Battery Creek, however, enjoyed a balanced offensive effort en route to the win.

Ericka Alston and Brianna Tolbert netted nine points apiece for the Dolphins, and Elizabeth Ford followed, adding eight points for Battery Creek.

Two Beaufort High players reached double figures in the scoring column as Naijuia Moyd scored 11 points and Mattie Hibbs added 10. Monique Jones and Bre Heyward-White chipped in six points apiece for the Eagles.

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