High School Scoreboard – May 12th

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SOFTBALL

Beaufort High edges Myrtle Beach, 4-3

Beaufort High pitcher Mary Claire Sumner pitched a three-hitter to lead Beaufort High to a hard-fought 4-3 win over Myrtle Beach on Monday, May 2. The victory allowed Beaufort High to advance to the district title game versus Gilbert. Caroline O’Hara scored the game-winning run for the Eagles.

Lifting Beaufort High at the plate, Bricen Riley delivered the game-winning run on a two-out single in the sixth inning. The game was tied 3-3 when O’Hara reached base on a single. Sumner, helping her pitching cause at the plate, singled to allow O’Hara to advance to second base. Then, Riley delivered her game-winning hit, allowing Beaufort High to move ahead and eventually prevail.

In the Class 3-A Playoffs, St. James blanks Hilton Head Island, 5-0

St. James pitcher Shelby Spaziani pitched a three-hitter to lead St. James over Hilton Head Island 5-0 in the Class 3-A Playoffs on Monday, May 2. The loss eliminated Hilton Head Island from the Class 3-A Playoffs. McKenna Leitner, Hunter Walston and Elizabeth Kenyon each had a single for the Seahawks in the season-ending setback.

Eagles pull away from Gilbert in eighth inning 

The Beaufort High softball team pulled away to beat Gilbert 6-3 in eight innings on Wednesday to advance to the district championship game, which was slated for Friday. Clutch hitter Caroline O’Hara broke the tie for the Eagles, connecting on a single. Essence Champion connected for an RBI double as the determined Beaufort High softball squad pulled away for the win in the eighth inning.

Beaufort High pitcher Mary Claire Sumner tossed a complete game. Sumner, who allowed only six hits, limited Gilbert batters throughout the postseason matchup.

O’Hara finished with two hits for the Beaufort High softball team. Bricen Riley, Krislynn Coolong and Rebekah Heape added two hits apiece for the Eagles in the victory.

BOYS’ GOLF

Hilton Head Island claims region title 

The Hilton Head Island boys’ golf team pulled away to beat longtime rival Beaufort High and capture the region title at Port Royal Golf Club’s Barony Course on Monday, May 2. Hilton Head Island enjoyed a 23-shot victory over runner-up Beaufort High in the postseason boys’ high school golf match.

As a team, the Hilton Head Island boys’ golf squad scored a 303.Pacing Hilton Head Island to the win, Caden Edwards shot an even-par 72. Charlie Farrell ranked as the Seahawks’ second-leading performer, shooting a 76 in the regional event. Brooks Dyess turned in a 77 and Drew Hall added a 78 for the Seahawks in the region title-clinching triumph.

Matthew Campbell paced runner-up Beaufort High with a 73, finishing behind Edwards’ 72. Finishing second for the Eagles, Tommy Holloway turned in a 77.

GIRLS’ SOCCER

Hilton Head Island downs Gilbert, 11-2

The Hilton Head Island girls’ soccer team dominated in its Class 3-A playoff opener, topping Gilbert 11-2 on Monday, May 2. Bailey Headlee led Hilton Head Island with a hat trick. Headlee scored a game-high three goals for the Seahawks in the playoff victory. The productive Headlee was one of four Hilton Head Island players to net multiple goals against opponent Gilbert in the tournament match. Lexi Lainhart and Arianna Serpe provided two goals apiece for the Seahawks in the postseason triumph. Aiding the Hilton Head Island offensive attack, Esther Anderson, Kyra Anderson, Juliette McMurry and Liz McClure contributed one goal apiece. Hilton Head Island advanced to meet visiting North Myrtle Beach in the second round of the Class 3-A Playoffs.

BASEBALL

Hilton Head Island defeats Darlington, 3-1 

Hilton Head Island defeated Darlington 3-1 on Monday to advance to the Class 3-A, District V baseball championship game. The Seahawks delivered offensively late in the matchup to notch the win.

Hilton Head Island and Darlington were tied 1-1 in the seventh inning when Koty Brigham scored on a grounder off the bat of Eric Foggo. And the Seahawks added another run later in the contest; Ian Foggo delivered a sacrifice fly to allow Hilton Head Island to push its advantage out to a 3-1 lead in the playoff matchup.

In another area postseason high school baseball series, Hilton Head Christian Academy split a doubleheader with Oakbrook Prep. After losing an opening game, Hilton Head Christian Academy won 6-2 over Oakbrook Prep as reliable pitcher John Burke tossed a five-hitter and steady hitter J.D. Monts went 3-for-3 at the plate.

Hilton Head Prep takes two from Dillon Christian

Hilton Head Prep swept Dillon Christian in a SCISA Class 2-A doubleheader, winning 9-0 and 16-1 on Monday, May 2. Tyler Fox and Gavin Hurlbut combined to pitch a four-hit shutout in the first game as Hilton Head Prep blanked Dillon Christian 9-0. Fox was also a leader at the plate, drilling a solo homer and a double for the Dolphins in the victory.

Hilton Head Prep pulled away to win 16-1 in the second game. The Dolphins jumped on Dillon Christian early in the second game, plating 10 runs in the first inning. Numerous Hilton Head Prep players thrived offensively throughout the doubleheader. Cem Caglayan pitched a complete game and earned the win for Hilton Head Prep in the second matchup.

BOYS’ TENNIS

Beaufort High blanks Darlington, 6-0 

The Beaufort High boys’ tennis team blanked longtime rival Darlington 6-0 in the Class 3-A Playoffs on Thursday. With the win, Beaufort High advanced to the Lower State Semifinals.

The Eagles excelled throughout the postseason contest, dominating in multiple singles matches versus the Darlington boys’ tennis squad. Beaufort High standout Alex Angus notched his 129th career victory. Dominating, Angus beat Darlington’s Avery Williamson 6-1, 6-1. In addition to Angus, Jack Louw, Kam Olin, Merritt Patterson and Michael Schwartz posted singles wins for the Eagles during the match. The Beaufort High doubles team of Jaco Neimond and Chris Hoogenboom also won.

Beaufort High advanced to meet Hilton Head Island, which doubled up St. James 4-2 on Thursday.

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