Photo above: Beaufort Academy boys’ tennis team with their state championship trophy.
Beaufort Academy is home to another state champion. The Beaufort Academy boys’ tennis team won the SCISA Class 1-A title on Friday. The Eagles beat Lowcountry Prep 5-1 to win the title.
Coach Larry Scheper guided the Beaufort Academy boys’ tennis team to the state championship. The Eagles earned the state title without having to play doubles matches.
Beaufort Academy beat Lowcountry Prep for the third time in the 2016 season. In the state title match, James Carden, Daniel Richards, Cain Richards, Mitchell Russell and Jack Staley earned singles wins for the Beaufort Academy boys’ tennis program.
Olwaescan Olutungi posted Lowcountry Prep’s lone win.
Beaufort Academy claimed its 11th win in 15 matches.
Results from the state title match were as follows:
- Olwaescan Olutungi (LP) def. William Lindsay (BA), 6-1, 6-1.
- James Carden (BA) def. Wilson Grayson (LP), 6-0, 6-0.
- Daniel Richards (BA) def. Bryce Landstreet (LP), 4-6, 7-5, 10-7.
- Cain Richards (BA) def. Blake Errico (LP), 6-2, 6-1.
- Mitchell Russell (BA) def. Emily McClary (LP), 6-3, 7-5.
- Jack Staley (BA) def. Mabe Liberman (LP), 6-0, 6-1.