Battery Creek turns back Eagles

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Host Battery Creek beat longtime rival Beaufort High 65-46 in a boys’ high school Basketball game on Friday night. With the win, Battery Creek moved to 2-0. Beaufort High dropped to 0-2 with the loss.

Three Battery Creek players reached double figures in the scoring column. Leading Battery Creek to the win, Markell Smalls scored a game-high 22 points. Smalls proved to be hard for the Eagles to contain in the early-season boys’ high school basketball matchup, scoring on key possessions in each half.

Following Smalls in the Battery Creek boys’ basketball team’s scoring column, Isiah Mays scored 14 points for the Dolphins. Another productive Battery Creek player, Kobie Wilson, netted 11 points.

Beaufort High found itself playing from behind during the contest. Battery Creek owned numerous leads enroute to the 19-point victory.

A pair of Beaufort High players reached double figures in the scoring column, Monty White paced Beaufort High with 12 points. Accompanying White in double figures, Dajour Cleveland added 11 points for the Eagles.