Beaufort High edges Manning in high school football

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The Beaufort High School football team completed a successful come-from-behind bid last week, edging host Manning 21-20 on Friday.

With the win, Beaufort High improved to 3-3.

Offensively for Beaufort High, productive sophomore running back Jeffrey Tookes rushed for more than 100 yards and two touchdowns.

Manning owned a 14-2 lead after a 95-yard interception return for a touchdown in the second quarter.

Defensively, Beaufort High benefited from a safety in the first half. Beaufort High standout Jawan Mack also registered an interception.

The Eagles, under the direction of head coach Mark Clifford, excelled late, converting a fourth-and-1 to help pull away from Manning.

Beaufort High will be back in action on Friday, Oct. 3, hosting Berkeley at 7:30 p.m.