GIRLS’ HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL
• BA outlasts HHP for sixth straight win: The Beaufort Academy girls’ basketball team notched its sixth straight win on Friday, Jan. 26, upending rival Hilton Head Prep 29-26 on the road.
With the win, Beaufort Academy moved to 11-4 overall and 6-1 in the region. Kendall Duncan and Karolina Struharova paced Beaufort Academy offensively, scoring 10 points apiece for the Eagles.
• Beaufort Academy 45, Colleton Prep 35: Beaufort Academy earned its fifth straight win on Tuesday, Jan. 23, topping host Colleton Prep 45-35.
Kendall Duncan and Amelia Huebel led Beaufort Academy with 13 points apiece while Emily Ann Hiers added 10 points and Karolina Struharova netted nine points.
• The Lady Eagles lost to John Paul 2 in overtime 47-45, Monday, Jan. 29. The team scored 8 three pointers from the floor. Overall record is now 11-5, region is 6-2.
Beaufort High School
• Beaufort High 32, Hilton Head High 35: Determined Beaufort High upended host Hilton Head Island 32-21 in a girls’ high school basketball game on Tuesday, Jan. 23. With the win, Beaufort High improved to 9-8 overall and 3-2 in the region. Brittany Linton led Beaufort High, scoring nine points while Darien Watkins netted seven points and Jahniya Lunch chipped in six points for the Eagles.
Battery Creek High School
• Battery Creek turns back Bluffton, 48-32: The Battery Creek girls’ basketball turned in another solid all-around performance last Friday night, defeating visiting Bluffton 48-32.
With the win, Battery Creek improved to 15-4 overall and 4-1 in the region. Trinity Coney paced Battery Creek with 17 points while Ta’Quasia Lampkin netted 10 points and grabbed eight rebounds. Starr Reed scored five points and pulled down five rebounds.
• Battery Creek beats Wade Hampton 44-30: Battery Creek topped host Wade Hampton 44-30 in a girls’ high school basketball game on Tuesday, Jan. 30. Battery Creek remained ranked second in the Region 8-3A standing. With the win, Battery Creek improved to 14-4 overall and 3-1 in the region. Ta’Quasia Lampkin led the way, scoring 18 points, pulling down seven rebounds and recording four steals. Coresha Rutledge added 14 points and five rebounds.
BOYS’ HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL
• Dawson leads Eagles past Colleton Prep: Behind a game-high 23 points from Dawson Coleman, Beaufort Academy pulled away to beat Colleton Prep 54-33 in a boys’ high school basketball game on Tuesday, Jan. 23. With the win, Beaufort Academy improved to 4-7 overall and 3-4 in the region. David Matthai added 10 points for the Eagles in the victory.
Beaufort High School
• Beaufort High loses to Hilton Head High, 44-73: Visiting Beaufort High fared well in the first half but couldn’t keep up with Hilton Head High after intermission as the Seahawks pulled away to win 73-44 in a boys’ high school basketball game on Tuesday, Jan. 23. With the loss, Beaufort High dropped to 2-15 overall and 0-5 in the region.Ethan Leana led Beaufort High with 16 points while Daijion Galloway posted 12 points.
HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER
• Beaufort Academy teams top pre-season polls: The Beaufort Academy boys’ and girls’ soccer teams have earned pre-season number one rankings in their SCISA Class A division. BA’s soccer programs will start later in the school year.