Beaufort High School’s top-rated tennis player Graeme Angus defeated Hilton Head Prep’s Drew Ruckavin in straight sets of 6-4, 6-3 on Thursday, March 10, at Beaufort High School’s courts. Photo by Bob Sofaly.

BHS, BA fall to Dolphins, Bobcats 


Beaufort High dropped a tough match to visiting Hilton Head Prep, and Beaufort Academy lost at home to Bluffton in high school boys tennis action over the past week. 

The Eagles picked up wins from Graeme Angus at No. 1 singles and Joseph Combs at No. 5, but the Dolphins were too strong in the middle of the lineup, and HHP’s duo of JW Moody and Alston Adams outlasted Beaufort’s Casey Hoogenboom and James Dennison in a tight No. 2 doubles match to clinch the a 4-2 win. 

BA swept the two doubles courts from visiting Bluffton, but the Bobcats claimed all six singles courts in straight sets. 

HHP 4, BHS 2 


1. Graeme Angus (B) def. Drew Rukavina 6-3, 6-4 

2. Leo Nedkov (HHP) def. Diego Alvarez 6-1, 6-3 

3. Evan Phillips (HHP) def. Tucker Martin 6-3, 6-3 

4. Alex Wu (HHP) def. Bodie Daniel 6-4, 6-2 

5. Joseph Combs (B) def. Wyatt Harmer 7-5, 7-5 


2. JW Moody/Alston Adams (HHP) def. Casey Hoogenboom/James Dennison 7-6, 7-5 

Up next: BHS (1-1, 1-0) plays at James Island on Tuesday; HHP (2-0) hosts HHIHS on Monday 

Bluffton 6, BA 2 


1. Garrett Rowe (BLHS) def. Brandon Trapp 7-5,6-4 

2. Jackson Floyd (BLHS) def. Quincy Blanding 6-0,6-3 

3. Brendan Halas (BLHS) def. Davis Bonerrate 6-3,6- 2 

4. Ryan Bostanci (BLHS) def. Everett Nason 6-1,6-1 

5. Todd Patten (BLHS) def. Preston Aivaz 6-4,6-4 

6. William Zendzian (BLHS) def. Nathan Nash 6-0,6-0 


2. Everett Nason/David Bonebrake (BA) d. Nick Andreoletti/Keegan Galloway 8-1 

3. Nathan Nash/Van Huffner (BA) d. Brian Hamilton/Justyn Aiken 8-4 

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