Dolphins get final tune-up before playoffs
Battery Creek went 2-1-1 against a strong field at the Palmetto Invitational over the weekend.
The Dolphins started off with a 1-1 tie with Ashley Ridge, then came back for a 5-2 victory over Cane Bay in their second game. Battery Creek suffered its only loss of the tournament, 3-2 to eventual champion Fort Dorchester, before closing out the weekend with a 10-9 win over Summerville.
Battery Creek was scheduled to play a doubleheader against Wade Hampton on Monday, but the Red Devils forfeited those games. The Dolphins (14-8-1) will be the No. 1 seed in the Class 3A District 8 tournament and open the double-elimination tournament at home against Loris on Thursday.
BA breezes past Cathedral
Beaufort Academy’s boys maintained their winning streak with a 4-1 victory over Cathedral Academy on Monday.
Edward McCormick scored two goals, and Elijah Fess and Ben Trask added one apiece for the Eagles.
BA (12-1, 6-0) hosts Charleston Collegiate at 6 p.m. Thursday.
Holy Trinity falls to JPII
Gabe Orta-Carrillo scored a hat trick to lead John Paul II’s boys to a 4-2 win over Holy Trinity on April 17.
Sebastian Laverde added a goal for the Golden Warriors, while Marcello Vera had two assists and Noah Brock added one.
Levi Dyer and Jacob Beach each scored a goal for the Lions, who stayed in the game thanks to 15 saves from Addison Wilson.
Holy Trinity (3-4) hosts Beaufort Academy on May 1.
Lions blank JPII
Holy Trinity’s girls shut out John Paul II 3-0 on April 17 to remain undefeated.
Mills Langehans scored two goals and Lydia Mahan added one for the Lions, while Mary Clanton Bozard made seven saves to record the clean sheet.
The Lions (6-0-1) are off until May 1, when they host Beaufort Academy for a region matchup.
Eagles go 2-1 at H.I.T.
Beaufort High went 2-1 at the Hanahan Invitational Tournament earlier this week.
The Eagles lost 13-0 to Riverside (Va.) in their first game before rebounding for an 11-5 win over Nansemond River (Va.) and a 6-5 victory over South Lakes (Va.).
The Eagles (20-5) will be the No. 1 seed in the Class 4A District 7 tournament and open at home against Brookland-Cayce on Tuesday.
BHS closes regular season with win
Beaufort High swept both doubles courts to edge Summerville 4-3 in a non-region matchup Monday to end the regular season.
Griffin Stone and Diego Ladino teamed up for the clinching victory in the deciding No. 1 doubles match. Ladino and Merritt Patterson also won singles matches, and Casey Hoogenboom and Bodie Daniel teamed up to win at No. 2 doubles.
The Region 7-4A champion Eagles (10-2) have a first-round bye in the Class 4A playoffs and will host a second-round match Tuesday.