High school soccer: BA girls finish runner-up for state title

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The Beaufort Academy girls soccer team’s bid to claim its second straight SCISAA 1-A/2-A title fell short over the weekend. Oakbrook Prep prevented Beaufort Academy from claiming the title, edging the Eagles 6-5 in overtime at Heathwood Hall on Saturday, May 10.

Oakbrook Prep scored a penalty kick for the game-winning shot, capping off a perfect season, 19-0. Beaufort Academy concluded its latest campaign 14-2.

The Beaufort Academy and Oakbrook Prep girls soccer teams played for the state title for the third straight season. BA beat Oakbrook Prep 6-1 in the state title game in 2013.

This year, Miranda Weslake led Beaufort Academy with three goals.  Mary Keane and Hope Gray scored one goal apiece for Beaufort Academy.