High school football: BA defeats Charleston Collegiate for win

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Behind the strong running of Reyn Robinson, Beaufort Academy pulled away to defeat Charleston Collegiate 40-14 last Friday night.

Coach Scott Richards and the football team claimed their second victory in the 2014 season, improving to 2-4.

Robinson rushed 19 times for 322 yards and five touchdowns in the win. The versatile Robinson also hauled in a 50-yard reception for the Eagles.

Beaufort Academy was efficient on offense, defense and special teams.

Through the air, Beaufort Academy quarterback Clay Melville completed two of four passes for 53 yards. Melville also rushed twice for 26 yards in the triumph.

Ashton Guest reached the endzone on an 8-yard touchdown run and Cain Richards delivered a two-point conversion reception for the Eagles.

Productive Beaufort Academy won the turnover battle 2-0.

Thriving defensively, Beaufort Academy delivered two goal-line stands and forced a pair of turnovers in the win.

Melville led the Beaufort Academy defense with 11 tackles. Thomas Roddy aided the Beaufort Academy defense with seven tackles, two of which were tackles for losses. Guest added five tackles and an interception for the Beaufort Academy defensive unit.

Beaufort Academy will host St. John’s Christian Academy on Friday, Oct. 10, with kickoff at 7:30 p.m.