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BASEBALL

Eagles take two of three vs. Colleton County

Beaufort High rallied for a 7-3 road win Thursday to clinch its three-game Region 7-4A series against Colleton County, but the Cougars took the series finale 4-0 on Friday.

The Eagles erased a 3-0 deficit with four runs in the fifth, then tacked on three in the sixth to claim the second game of the three-game series. 

Paul Winland went 2-for-4 with a double and two RBIs, Jeffrey Smyth was 2-for-2 with a triple and an RBI, and Rhogue Wallace had a two-run double for the Eagles.

Wes Graves allowed three runs and eight hits over five innings to earn the win, and Jeffrey Smyth closed it out with two scoreless innings of relief. 

Beaufort managed only three hits while being shut out in the finale. Jacob Anderson had a triple, and Luke Londono and Oliver Holmes each added a single for the Eagles. 

Holmes took the loss, allowing four runs over three innings. 

Beaufort (18-4, 7-2) are playing in the Hanahan Invitational Tournament in Charleston this week.

SOFTBALL

BHS falters in final two games vs. Cougars

After keeping its region title hopes alive with a win in the opener of its series with Colleton County, Beaufort High dropped the final two games of the series and slipped to the No. 3 seed from Region 7-4A.

The Eagles lost the second game 14-4 on Thursday, as they were unable to overcome 10 errors that led to 12 unearned runs. Essence Champion provided a bright spot for Beaufort, going 2-for-2 with two homers and four RBIs, and Madison Sanchez was 2-for-3 and scored twice. 

The Cougars won the finale 11-8 on Friday. Carleigh Coolong was 2-for-4 with three RBIs, Sanchez was 2-for-5 with an RBI, and Kidron Martin was 2-for-4 for the Eagles.

Beaufort (7-13, 5-4) travels to May River on Tuesday before opening the Class 4A playoffs April 25.

BOYS SOCCER

BA Boys Blow Out PCA

Beaufort Academy rolled to another region win April 9, hammering Palmetto Christian Academy 8-1. 

Joe Stowe, Charlie Weeden, Dawson Coleman, Edward McCormick, Zach Lee, Ben Trask, Evan Rankin, and Jared Huebel each scored a goal for BA. 

The Eagles (10-1, 5-0) travel to Cathedral Academy for a 4:30 p.m. kickoff on April 22.

GOLF

Eagles 2nd at Oyster Reef

Hilton Head Prep posted a team score of 154 over nine holes to win a five-team match among Beaufort County rivals Thursday at Oyster Reef Golf Club. 

Three Hilton Head Prep teammates — JT Herman, Jump Winwon, and Thomas Ford — shot 38 to share medalist honors on a wet, windy day. Mackenzie Gallagher (40) rounded out the scoring for the Dolphins, who edged Beaufort High by nine shots.

Jerry Bruns (39) and Max Kase (40) led the Eagles to a second-place finish, seven shots ahead of Hilton Head High (170). Ben Batson led the Seahawks with a 40. 

Bluffton High (175) was fourth with Wayne Toon (41) leading the Bobcats, and May River (182) was fifth, led by Andrew Swanson’s 44.

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