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VOLLEYBALL

Beaufort Academy defeated Palmetto Christian Academy to claim the Gold Division title at the PRTC Colleton County Volleyball Invitational on Saturday.

The Eagles dropped only one of 12 sets en route to the championship, sweeping Beaufort High’s junior varsity (25-14, 25-10), Cathedral Academy (25-19, 25-15), and Thomas Heyward (25-19, 25-16) in pool play and splitting with Beaufort High’s varsity (22-25, 25-17).

BA then defeated Colleton Prep 25-11, 25-14 in the semifinals and swept Palmetto Christian 25-15, 25-21 in the championship match.

Beaufort High won the Silver Division title, also winning 11 of its 12 sets but getting bumped to the Silver bracket on a tiebreaker with BA. The Eagles defeated Cathedral (25-18, 25-19) and Thomas Heyward (25-12, 25-14) and split with BA in pool play, then defeated Charleston Math & Science (25-16, 25-14) and Philip Simmons (25-16, 25-16) in bracket play.

 

CROSS COUNTRY

Holy Trinity’s cross country team launched its season Saturday at the Saucony XC Kickoff Classic at Savannah’s Daffin Park.

Collin Durham finished 28th with a 5K time of 17:34 to lead the Lions to a 12th-place finish among 24 teams in the boys standings.

Izzy Hipple (24:15) placed 54th to lead Holy Trinity’s girls to a 13th-place finish among 16 teams.

 

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