Beaufort Academy fell to host Coastal Christian Prep in a region high school football game on Friday night. Homestanding Coastal Christian Prep thrived throughout the matchup, pulling away to defeat the Eagles 38-7 in the late-season contest.
With the loss, Beaufort Academy dropped to 3-5 overall and 2-4 in the region. Coastal Christian improved to 7-1 overall and 6-0 in the region with the win.
The Eagles struggled to get going offensively. Forced to play from behind early, Beaufort Academy couldn’t overcome the slow start. Beaufort Academy needed the win to qualify for this year’s playoffs. At press time, the Eagles’ complete playoff picture was not available. Still, Beaufort Academy has enjoyed some success during the current campaign. The Eagles, a team under the tutelage of head coach Scott Richards, have registered wins over King Academy, Cathedral Academy and St. John’s Christian Academy. Beaufort Academy has dropped games to Andrew Jackson Academy, Faith Christian, Henry Academy and Ridge Christian Academy.