Beaufort Academy battles back, tops Coastal Christian

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Beaufort Academy, under the direction of head coach Scott Richards, battled back in the second half to defeat visiting Coastal Christian 50-30 last Friday night.

With the win, Beaufort Academy improved to 3-5 overall and 3-3 in the region.

Coastal Christian managed to carry a hard-fought 22-14 lead into halftime. Beaufort Academy, however, wouldn’t be denied.

Running back Reyn Robinson led Beaufort Academy to the win. Robinson rushed for 437 yards and seven touchdowns on 26 carries for the Eagles.

Aiding the Beaufort Academy offense, Clay Melville rushed for 38 yards. Melville’s offensive efforts included a 4-yard touchdown.

Defensively for Beaufort Academy, Melville registered a game-high 22 tackles and a pass break-up.

Ashton Guest delivered nine tackles and an interception for the Eagles. Another BA defender, Tucker Trask, added another interception.

Contributing on the defensive side for the Eagles, Alec Melville delivered five tackles and a pass break-up.

Beaufort Academy will be back in action on Friday, Oct. 24 when it travels to Ehrhardt for a late-regular-season matchup versus Andrew Jackson Academy.