Sports briefs for December 20th

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Battery Creek’s David Smith, left, does all he can to block the shot of Bluffton’s Tyler Rice during the non-region game Tuesday, Dec. 11, at BCHS. The Bobcats won 58-48. Photo by Bob Sofaly.

Creek boys drop three straight

Battery Creek’s boys basketball team had a tough week, going 0-3 with losses to Bluffton (58-48), Beaufort High (59-50), and Whale Branch (64-56). 

Jaquan Burton scored 17 points, Denarol Brown had 15, and David Smith contributed 11 for the Dolphins in the loss to the Warriors.

The Dolphins (1-7) were to travel to Hilton Head High on Tuesday.

BHS boys top Dolphins to snap skid

Beaufort High’s boys snapped a three-game losing streak and swept the season series from rival Battery Creek with a 59-50 win Friday. 

Oliver Holmes scored 16 points, Desmond Gaillard and Jamaad Rivers added 12 apiece, and Trae Heyward contributed 11 for the Eagles. 

BHS (4-5) was to host Allendale-Fairfax on Tuesday in a rematch of the Eagles’ 65-57 road loss a week earlier. Gaillard scored 16 points, Holmes added 15, and Rivers chipped in 11 for the Eagles in the first meeting.

WB boys run win streak to four

Whale Branch’s boys ran their winning streak to four games with a 64-56 victory at Battery Creek on Saturday.

Shemar Williams scored 15 points, JaQuan Watson added 13, and Shawn Chisolm had 12 to lead the Warriors. 

The Warriors ran away from Hilton Head High for a 74-33 home win Tuesday. RaeQuan Brisbane scored 11 points, and Javon Hogue and Shemar Williams added 10 apiece for the Warriors. 

Whale Branch (4-2) hosts Beaufort High on Friday. 

BHS girls’ win streak snapped by BCHS

Beaufort High’s girls had their three-game winning streak snapped in a 39-34 loss to visiting Battery Creek on Friday. 

The Eagles won their third straight game Tuesday, breezing to a 63-31 win at Allendale-Fairfax. Darien Watkins scored 13 points, Brittany Linton added 12, and Camarah Brown had 10 to lead the Eagles.

The Eagles (6-4) were scheduled to host Allendale-Fairfax for a rematch Tuesday.

BA girls notch two blowout wins

Beaufort Academy’s girls rolled to two lopsided wins last week, beating Holy Trinity 55-6 on Wednesday and winning 64-10 at Charleston Collegiate on Friday. 

Amelia Huebel scored 23 points and Emily Ann Hiers added 17 to lead the Eagles against Holy Trinity. 

Huebel scored 24 points, Emily Ann Hiers added 11, and Mary Hanna Hiers had eight Friday to lead the Eagles, who shut out the Sundevils in the second half. 

BA (6-1) was to play at Faith Christian on Tuesday. 

BA boys hammer Holy Trinity

Beaufort Academy’s boys rolled to a 71-17 home win over Holy Trinity on Wednesday. 

Jaylen Reeves recorded a triple-double with 20 points, 10 rebounds, 10 steals, and five assists. Thomas Holladay added 15 points, and Elijah Fess and Ja’Sean Lawson contributed 11 apiece for the Eagles. 

BA (5-1) was to travel to Faith Christian on Tuesday. 

Eagle wrestlers split double dual

Beaufort High’s wrestling team split a double dual at Hanahan on Tuesday, Dec. 11, beating the host Hawks but falling to a powerful Fort Dorchester team. 

The Eagles racked up 10 pins in a 64-18 win over Hanahan before losing 51-24 to Fort Dorchester, the No. 9 team in Class 5A. 

Jacob Denton, James Dagin and Theo Washington all went 2-0 with two pins for Beaufort. 

The Eagles were scheduled to travel to Battery Creek on Wednesday. 

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