Sports briefs for January 24th

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Eagle Boys Earn Big Win Over HHIHS

Beaufort High’s boys picked up a big region win with a 69-47 home win over Hilton Head High on Friday. 

Jamaad Rivers scored 23 points, Oliver Holmes had 15, Trae Heyward added 13, and Warren Dickens scored nine to lead the Eagles. 

Beaufort (9-11, 1-1) was scheduled to travel to Ridgeland-Hardeville on Tuesday. 

Dolphin Girls Go 1-2 On The Week

May River’s girls used a stifling defensive effort to claim a 31-18 road win over Region 8-3A rival Battery Creek on Tuesday. 

Gracyn Drury scored 11 points and Addison Black added six to lead the Sharks, who held the Dolphins to two points in the first half. 

Starr Reed collected 10 points, eight rebounds and seven steals to lead Battery Creek.

The Dolphins lost 63-35 at Summerville on Friday despite another big game from Reed, who collected 13 points and 10 rebounds. Dasani Dilbert and Coresha Rutledge added six points each. 

Battery Creek bounced back with a 45-41 home win over First Baptist on Saturday. Myra Smith had 20 points and five steals, and Reed added eight points and seven boards.

The Dolphins (5-12, 0-4) were scheduled to host Wade Hampton on Tuesday and travel to Lake Marion on Friday in a pair of region games before playing a non-region contest at Whale Branch on Saturday. 

BHS Wrestlers Continue Tough Schedule

Beaufort High’s wrestling team went 4-3 in a challenging slate of dual matches last week, including a region win over Colleton County.

The Eagles swept a double dual at home Wednesday, Jan. 16, beating Region 7-4A opponent Colleton County and county rival Whale Branch to run their dual record to 19-6. Beaufort defeated the Cougars 60-21, getting pins from Michael Cenci (170), TaeJon Jenkins (285), and Marcus Spann (126). Robert Cruikshank (145) and John Legree (182) recorded pins in a 70-12 win over the Warriors.

Over the weekend, the Eagles traveled to Chapin High School for the Military Duals and posted a 2-3 record, finishing 10th. Beaufort avenged an earlier loss to West Ashley with a 46-25 victory and defeated Class 5A Wando 46-30. The Eagles lost to Cane Bay, Gibbs (Tenn.), and Fort Dorchester. 

Beaufort was scheduled to wrestle at May River on Wednesday, then travels to Hilton Head High on Friday with the region championship on the line.

WB Boys Tame Tigers But Drop Two

The Whale Branch boys won their third consecutive game Tuesday with a 76-44 rout of region foe Allendale-Fairfax at home, but the Warriors dropped two games later in the week.

RaQuan Brisbane scored 20 points and Shawn Chisolm added 18 to lead the Warriors against Allendale-Fairfax, while Nick Pringle contributed 13 and Javon Hogue scored nine.

Chisolm scored 14 points in a 40-39 loss at Bamberg-Ehrhardt on Friday. Chisolm had 11 points and Pringle added 10 in a 59-45 home loss to Ridgeland-Hardeeville on Saturday.

The Warriors (11-6, 2-2) host Woodland for a region contest Friday and host non-region rival Battery Creek on Saturday.

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