The Beaufort Academy girls’ basketball team won its home opener, pulling away to defeat visiting John Paul II 48-21 on Friday night. With the win, Beaufort Academy moved to 2-0.
The Eagles, under the guidance of head coach Scott Huebel, limited John Paul II in each quarter of the early-season girls’ high school basketball game to win convincingly. Beaufort Academy dominated inside, owning a large advantage over John Paul II in the rebounding department during the home opener.
Three Beaufort Academy players reached double figures in the scoring column. Pacing Beaufort Academy for the second straight game, Sissy Mungin scored a game-high 14 points. Directly behind Mungin in the Beaufort Academy scoring column, Amelia Huebel added 12 points. Huebel also ranked as Beaufort Academy’s leading rebounding.
Accompanying Mungin and Huebel in double figures, Mary Keane contributed 10 points as part Beaufort Academy’s balanced scoring attack. The Eagles excelled both offensively and defensively in the home opener. Beaufort Academy has additional regular-season games scheduled versus Charleston Collegiate, St. Andrew’s, Faith Christian, Hilton Head Prep, Bible Baptist, Thomas Heyward Academy, Hilton Head Christian Academy, Patrick Henry Academy and Colleton Prep Academy.