Beaufort Academy drops game in new head’s coach debut

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The Beaufort Academy football team fell short in new head coach Scott Richards’ debut as host W.W. King pulled away to win 28-12 last Friday, Aug. 29.

Beaufort Academy fared well on both defense and special teams. The visiting team, however, couldn’t convert enough offensively to keep up with the host squad.

Reyn Robinson rushed for 199 yards and two touchdowns. He also racked up 79 receiving yards.

Through the air for BA, Clay Melville completed five of nine passes for 69 yards. Tucker Trask completed two of six passes for 10 yards in the setback.

Melville led Beaufort Academy on defense, registering a game-high 19 tackles and one sack. William Gallant recorded 10 tackles, including a pair for losses. Ashton Guest registered eight tackles and Cain Richards recorded five.

Beaufort Academy will host Faith Christian on Friday, Sept. 5.