In his first season as head coach of the Beaufort Academy football team, Scott Richards guided the Eagles to a first win in the 2014 season last Friday night. Beaufort Academy beat Ridge Christian 34-18.
The Beaufort Academy team fared well throughout the contest, despite being without senior running back Reyn Robinson.
Filling in for Robinson, Ashton Guest rushed for 116 yards and one touchdown. The productive Guest also delivered 30 receiving yards.
Beaufort Academy quarterback Clay Melville rushed for 80 yards and three touchdowns in the win. Melville also passed for 110 yards for the Eagles.
Defensively for Beaufort Academy, Thomas Roddey, making his return after being sidelined with a shoulder injury, registered 11 tackles and three sacks.
Following Roddey in the Beaufort Academy defensive category, Michael Webb added nine tackles.
Also contributing defensively, Guest returned an interception for a 45-yard touchdown.