Beaufort High School girls beat Estill for first win

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The Beaufort High girls basketball team notched its first win in the 2014-15 season, defeating Estill 50-36 on Saturday, Dec. 6.

With the win, Beaufort High improved to 1-2.

Kaitlin Hamilton, a proven scorer, paced Beaufort High with a game-high 18 points.

The Fighting Gators struggled to keep up with Beaufort High’s leading scorer. Hamilton also managed to get other teammates involved on the offensive end during the early-season contest.

Beaufort High limited Estill to 15 points after intermission.

Estill fared well throughout the first half and took a hard-fought 21-20 lead into halftime.

Excelling defensively and offensively after the break, Beaufort High forced Estill into committing numerous turnovers and scored points off the opposing team’s miscues.

Bre Hayward-White accompanied Hamilton in double figures, adding 12 points for the Eagles in the victory.

Beaufort High landed in the win column after dropping back-to-back games to Bluffton and Battery Creek. Bluffton beat the Eagles 51-26 in a season-opener on Tuesday, Dec. 2.