High school football: Beaufort High beats Hilton Head Island

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Standout running back Jeffrey Tookes rushed 26 times for 207 yards and three touchdowns as Beaufort High doubled up visiting Hilton Head High 28-14 in a Region 8-AAA matchup last Friday.

With the win, Beaufort High improved to 5-3 overall and 2-1 in Region 8-AAA.

Hilton Head receiver Aaron Frazier, left, can’t jump high enough as Beaufort’s Malcolm Simmons breaks up the play during the first half Friday night at Eagle Stadium.
Hilton Head receiver Aaron Frazier, left, can’t jump high enough as Beaufort’s Malcolm Simmons breaks up the play during the first half Friday night at Eagle Stadium.

Following Tookes, Wyatt Sherpensky rushed 10 times for 92 yards and one touchdown. Sherpensky broke free for a 59-yard scoring run in the second quarter to stretch productive Beaufort High’s lead out to a 14-0 advantage.

As a team, Beaufort High rushed 38 times for 300 yards.

Beaufort High quarterback Courtney Piatt completed five of 11 passes for 60 yards. Keaton Butler led in receiving, reeling in three catches for 47 yards for the Eagles.

Beaufort High will host Hanahan on Friday, Oct. 24 at 7:30 p.m.

Wyatt Sherpensky, center, finds a big opening in the Hilton Head defense and punches through it to score a touchdown. Photos by Bob Sofaly.
Wyatt Sherpensky, center, finds a big opening in the Hilton Head defense and punches through it to score a touchdown. Photos by Bob Sofaly.