Sports briefs for March 7th

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BASEBALL

Eagles off to a hot start

Beaufort High continued its strong start to the season with a doubleheader sweep of visiting Norfolk Academy on Monday, winning 3-2 and 15-0. 

Wes Graves threw four scoreless innings to earn the win in the first game, striking out four and allowing three hits. Ethan Graham and Luke Londono each drove in a run, and Reed Reichel and Paul Winland each had a hit and scored a run.

In game 2, Winland was 2-for-2 with two runs and four RBIs, Graham was 1-for-2 with two runs and four RBIs, Luke Londono was 2-for-3 with two RBIs, and Christian Londono was 2-for-3 with an RBI and two runs. Graham struck out the side in a scoreless inning, and Oliver Holmes struck out four over two scoreless frames in the shutout.

The Eagles (6-2) host Wade Hampton on Monday. 

SOCCER

BCHS boys win in OT

After going 0-2 at the Charleston Soccer Shootout, Battery Creek’s boys won their first two regular-season games last week. 

Alex Cruz scored five goals and added three assists to lead the Dolphins in a 9-0 home win over Colleton County on Tuesday. Dallin Morgan added two goals and four assists, Camden Vuocolo had a goal and an assist, and Eddy Aquino notched an assist.

Battery Creek made it two straight wins with a 3-2 overtime victory at Goose Creek on Friday. Cruz netted a goal and an assist, Morgan and Dreshaun Brown each scored a goal, and Vuocolo and Aquino added an assist apiece. 

The Dolphins (2-2) were scheduled to travel to Beaufort High on Tuesday.

TRACK & FIELD

Warriors open season

Whale Branch placed ninth in the girls standings and the boys were 10th at the Adidas Lowcountry Invitational on Saturday at Woodland High School.

Makhi Spencer won the discus with a throw of 115 feet, 6 inches, to lead the Warriors, and the girls 4×100 relay was third with a time of 51.99 seconds.

BASKETBALL

BA players named SCISA all-stars

Three Beaufort Academy basketball players were selected to play in the SCISA North-South All-Star Games last Saturday at Wilson Hall in Sumter. 

Beaufort Academy’s Amelia Huebel and EmilyAnn Hiers played for the North squad in the Class 1A girls game and BA’s Dawson Coleman was on the North team in the Class 1A boys contest.

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