Sports briefs for February 1st-7th

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GIRLS’ HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL

Beaufort Academy

• 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

Beaufort Academy

• 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

• 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. 

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