Sports briefs for October 11th

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HS Girls Golf

Beaufort High’s Izzy Stone fired a 6-over-par 78 to claim medalist honors at the Region 7-4A girls golf meet Monday at Pinecrest Golf Club in Bluffton.

Stone edged Hilton Head High’s Emma Hayward by three shots for the individual title, while the Eagles posted a team total of 455 to finish second behind the Seahawks (374). 

Beaufort High’s Amelia McKnight (113) and Kyleigh Tokar (122) also earned all-region honors. 

The Eagles will be back in action at the Class 4A Lower State Qualifier next Monday at the Port Royal Barony Course on Hilton Head Island.

HS Swimming

Photo by Mary Beth Lyons.

Beaufort High’s boys finished 12th and the girls finished 13th at the SCHSL Class 4A Swimming Championships on Friday in Columbia. The Eagles’ boys 400-yard freestyle relay team of Samual Marrero, James Stone, Cameron Hussmann, and Witt Compton posted the team’s best finish, placing sixth. The same quartet also finished eighth in the 200-yard medley relay. The Eagles’ best finish on the girls side came in the 200 free relay, as the team of Anne Watts Tuckwiller, Anna Grace Faulds, McKenzie Daniel, and Lily Bostwick placed ninth. 

Battery Creek’s girls finished 15th in the SCHSL Class 3A Championships, as Honoka Nakajima placed eighth in the 200 freestyle and the 100 butterfly.

HS Volleyball

Beaufort High fell in three straight sets to Region 7-4A rival Hilton Head High on Thursday, Oct. 4, losing 3-0 (25-18, 25-17, 25-22).

The Seahawks remain undefeated in the region, handing the Eagles their first region loss. The two will meet again to end the season on Oct. 18 at Beaufort High.

On a night where the Eagles’ passing game didn’t show up, the team was led in kills by Chase Vaigneur with six ,Hannah Merchant with five, and Olive Renforth, McCayla Willingham, Hailey Lamar with three apiece.

The Eagles were scheduled to resume region action Tuesday with a visit to Colleton County before a rematch in Beaufort on Thursday.

HS Girls Tennis

Beaufort High’s girls tennis team claimed a 6-0 win over John Paul II on Thursday, Oct. 4.

The Eagles (5-4) were scheduled to travel to Bluffton for a region match Monday. 


Grace Trask def. Samantha Reilly 6-1, 6-1

Juliaana Lane def. Caroline Gilmore 6-1, 6-1

Jayne Trumps def. Sasha Couch 6-0, 6-0

Madaline Confare def. Jessica Tilton 6-0, 6-0

Sophia Exsley def. KC Williams 6-0, 6-0


Gracie Cunningham/Lauren Bartlett def. Reilly/Gilmore 8-3

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