Beaufort High sweeps doubleheader with Orangeburg-Wilkinson

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Beaufort High swept a doubleheader from familiar rival Orangeburg-Wilkinson on Wednesday, March 23, winning 14-0 and 17-2. Eagle pitchers dominated throughout the twin bill. Orangeburg-Wilkinson managed only three hits in the two games combined.

Leading Beaufort High to a win in the first game, Mary Claire Sumner threw a one-hitter. Sumner registered nine strikeouts as Beaufort High blanked Orangeburg-Wilkinson 14-0 in the first game of the doubleheader.

At the plate for the Eagles in the first game of the twin bill, Sumner scored four runs. Leading the Beaufort High offensive effort in game one of the doubleheader, Emily Cook and Savannah Mullen were each 2-for-3 at the plate.

Beaufort High continued to thrive both offensively and defensively during game two of the twin bill. Cook tossed a two-hitter in the second game as Beaufort High pulled away to win 17-2.The productive Cook recorded five strikeouts in her pitching outing. Offensively for the Eagles in the second game, Mullen provided a game-high five RBIs. Rebecca Heape added three RBIs and Krislynn Cooling contributed two hits for the Eagles in the 15-run victory.

With the win in the second game of the doubleheader, Beaufort High improved to 10-4.