Bucs rout another region foe
Bridges Prep stayed perfect in Region 6-1A with a doubleheader sweep of Bethune-Bowman on Monday, routing the Mohawks 23-3 and 16-1 in a pair of two-inning contests. Riley Cowan earned the win in the opener, striking out three and allowing two earned runs and one hit with four walks. She was also 2-for-2 with two of the Bucs’ five inside-the-park home runs on the day. Baylee Stevenson struck out six and allowed one unearned run and one hit with one walk in a dominant performance in the second game, and she helped herself by going 2-for-2 with an inside-the-park homer, a walk, three RBIs, and two runs from the leadoff spot.
Cowan was 3-for-3 with two homers, three RBIs, and four runs in the doubleheader, while Stevenson was 4-for-5 with a homer, a walk, four RBIs, and five runs. Mallorie Brown was 4-for-4 with two doubles, a homer, two walks, and five runs in the doubleheader, while Kristin Ketola went 2-for-2 with a homer and three runs in the first game, and Hannalee Lovell was 2-for-2 with a walk, an RBI, and three runs in the opener. ZyEria Wright had a two-run triple and Olivia Payne added an RBI triple in game to for Bridges (6-2, 4-0).
Dolphins down Hawks to complete sweep
Niy’Asha Myers blasted a pair of home runs and drove in five as Battery Creek finished off a season sweep of Academic Magnet on Friday. The Raptors scored three in the first before Creek rattled off 17 runs in four trips to the plate and shut out Academic Magnet the rest of the way. Caitlyn Bentley also had a strong night at the plate recording two hits and three RBIs, and Kylee Taff, Brooke Crosby, and Alexxus Cooler also had two hits each with Cooler knocking in two runs.
JPII bangs up BA
Beaufort Academy scored three runs in the first inning, but John Paul II rallied for five in the bottom half and racked up 11 runs in the second to blow out the Eagles at home. Tevi Mullen came on in relief and shut down BA’s bats after the hot start, striking out eight and allowing just two hits over four innings. Cayce Graves was 2-for-2 with a double, an inside-the-park homer, and four RBIs, and Shelby Pinski was 2-for-2 with a double, two RBIs, and three runs to lead JPII at the plate.
Sheehan, Mighty Lions play well at Belfair
Hilton Head Prep sent the Blue squad out to blitz the field at the SCISA region meet Wednesday at Belfair, as Garret Fader shot a scorching 2-under 33 over nine holes to earn medalist honors and HHP shot 150 as a team to beat Holy Trinity and Heritage Academy by 27 shots.
Michael Gavin from Heritage second with a 35, and Prep’s Jeep Patrick and JPII’s Gabe Schmitz shot 36 to tie for third. Jack Crousore 40, Tag Graziano 41, Cade Kriscunas 46 to round out the lineup for HHP.
Bray Sheehan shot 40 to tie for fifth overall and lead Holy Trinity to a tie for second with a team total of 173. Will Schoen shot 43, Barnes Gooding carded a 44, and Luke Simonis shot 46 to round out the lineup for the Mighty Lions. Beaufort Academy’s Jack Carter Worrell shot 44, and teammate Miles Spratling posted 47.
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