Eagles win silver title

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By LowcoSports.com

Beaufort High had a strong weekend on the mat, going 6-1 to claim the silver division title at the Coach Trap Memorial Duals on Friday and Saturday at Battery Creek.

The Eagles’ only loss was a 66-10 defeat to Class 4A dynasty and eventual champion Eastside in pool play, which knocked Beaufort into the silver division. 

The Eagles defeated St. James (48-31), Goose Creek (60-24), Hartsville (45-33), and Timberland (57-22), as well as avenging an loss earlier this season with a 57-21 win over Bamberg-Ehrhardt. Beaufort finished the weekend with a 48-32 victory over St. James to win the silver division.

James Dagin (160), Michael Cenci (170), and Jeremiah Simmons (182) each went undefeated for Beaufort, while Gary Bayne (106) was 5-1 on the
weekend.

Host Battery Creek went 3-4 on the weekend. Sam DeGroat, Johan Linares, Darius Martin, and Larson McManigle were the leaders for the Dolphins.

Battery Creek’s Sam Degroat maintains control over Cross High School’s Jacob March during their 113-pound wrestling match during the Coach Trap Duals on Friday night at BCHS. Degroat went on to pin March. Photo by Bob Sofaly