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Beaufort Academy falls to Patrick Henry Academy in football

The Beaufort Academy football team fell to 0-3 following a loss to Patrick Henry Academy last week. Host Patrick Henry Academy pulled way to defeat the Eagles 54-24.

Patrick Henry Academy outscored the Eagles 22-6 in the opening quarter and led 30-12 at halftime.

Beaufort Academy, under the direction of first-year head coach Scott Richards, lost Reyn Robinson to an injury in the second quarter. Before leaving the game, Robinson rushed seven times for 63 yards and hauled in a 31-yard touchdown reception for the Eagles.

Beaufort Academy quarterback Clay Melville completed six of eight passes for 214 yards and three touchdowns. He also rushed for a touchdown.

Ashton Guest led Beaufort Academy in receiving, reeling in four receptions for 145 yards and two touchdowns. Guest’s scoring catches covered 65 and 70 yards, respectively. Guest also led Beaufort Academy on the ground, rushing for 108 yards.

Defensively for Beaufort Academy, Melville registered a team-high 15 tackles. Following in the defensive category, William Gallant delivered 14 tackles.

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