Sports briefs for January 17th

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BHS earns region win, finishes 3rd at Coach Trapp Duals

Beaufort High’s wrestling team had a busy week, earning a region win over Bluffton on Jan. 9 and placing third at the Coach Trap Memorial Duals at Battery Creek over the weekend.

The Eagles racked up eight pins en route to a 66-15 win over the Bobcats, improving their dual record to 13-4. Gary Bayne (106), AJ Patton (113), Payton Bayne (120), Kaywan Johnson (132), Jacob Denton (138), James Dagin (160), Jeremiah Simmons (170) and John Legree (182) all won by pin. 

Beaufort went 4-2 over the weekend, defeating Bluffton, Battery Creek, Whale Branch and Goose Creek, while losing close matches to Stratford and Timberland. Dagin and Marcus Spann each went undefeated at 5-0 for the weekend and the Eagles recorded 24 total pins.

The Eagles were set to host their final home match of the season Wednesday against Colleton County and Whale Branch before traveling to Chapin for the Military Duals on Friday and Saturday.

BHS girls have won 7 straight

Beaufort High’s girls ran their winning streak to seven games with a 50-48 road win at Colleton County to open region play on Friday, Jan. 11. 

Darien Watkins had the hot hand with 22 points for the Eagles, while Layla Warren, Brittany Linton, and Sequoia Smalls added eight apiece. 

The Eagles (13-4, 1-0 region) host Hilton Head High for a region matchup Friday, Jan. 18.

BHS boys drop region opener

Beaufort High’s boys lost their region opener Friday, Jan. 11, falling 81-51 at Colleton County. 

Jamaad Rivers scored 25 points and Trae Heyward added 10 to lead the Eagles. 

BHS (8-11, 0-1 region) hosts Hilton Head High for a region matchup Friday, Jan. 18. 

WB boys win two straight

Whale Branch’s boys took a two-game winning streak into the week after blowing out Region 5-2A opponent Barnwell 69-36 on Friday, Jan. 11, and picking up a 44-30 road win over non-region foe Wade Hampton on Saturday.

Nick Pringle scored 16 points, JaQuan Watson added 14, and Shawn Chisolm had 12 for the Warriors against Barnwell. 

Chisolm and Watson scored 13 points apiece and Pringle added 12 against Wade Hampton.

Whale Branch (9-4, 1-1 region) was scheduled to host Allendale-Fairfax for a region game Tuesday, Jan. 15.

BA boys drop first two region games

Beaufort Academy’s boys suffered two tough losses to open region play, falling 49-43 to visiting John Paul II on Tuesday, Jan. 8, and losing 55-49 in overtime at Hilton Head Christian Academy on Friday, Jan. 11. 

Elijah Fess scored 13 points, while Dawson Coleman added 10 and Jaylen Reeves had nine against JPII. 

Reeves scored 22 points andColeman added 16 to lead BA against HHCA.

The Eagles (8-5, 0-2 region) was scheduled to travel to Bethesda Academy for a region game Tuesday. 

BA girls fall to JPII, HHCA

Beaufort Academy’s girls opened region play with a 54-50 home loss to John Paul II on Tuesday, Jan. 8, and a 62-35 road defeat at Hilton Head Christian Academy on Friday, Jan. 11. 

Amelia Huebel scored 16 points, Shanese Bostick added nine, and Emily Ann Hiers and Mary Hanna Hiers scored eight apiece against JPII for the Eagles, who had won eight straight since a 49-33 loss to Golden Warriors on Nov. 30. 

Huebel scored 15 points and Emily Ann Hiers added eight to lead BA against HHCA. 

BA (9-3, 0-2) was scheduled to host Charleston Collegiate on Wednesday. 

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