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GIRLS SOCCER

Creek girls win playoff opener

Battery Creek’s girls breezed to an 8-0 win at Aynor on Monday in the first round of the Class 3A playoffs.

Gigi Magbee scored two goals, and Gabbi Morales, Ashley Guillot, Carmen Cruz-Woodley, Jasmyn Cruz-Woodley, Adriana Heath, and Ruthie Floyd each added a goal.

Guillot and Grace Harris split time in goal to record the shutout.

The Dolphins were scheduled to travel to top-seeded Bishop England for a second-round game Wednesday.

Eagles ousted in first round

Beaufort High’s girls ended their season with a 4-2 loss at Dreher in the first round of the Class 4A playoffs Monday. 

The Eagles finish the season with a 5-13 record.

SOFTBALL

Beaufort High falls short in district tourney

Beaufort High’s softball season ended with a 3-2 loss at Lakewood on Monday in the Class 4A district playoffs.

After falling behind 3-0 early, the Eagles finally broke through on Kidron Martin’s two-run double in the sixth, but Kylie Rast was thrown out at the plate trying to score the tying run and the Eagles were retired in order in the seventh.

Martin and Lillian Bearden each had two hits for the Eagles. Bearden was charged with the loss despite a solid performance, allowing three runs (two earned) and three hits over seven innings with eight strikeouts.

Beaufort High rallied for three runs in the seventh inning to claim a 4-2 win at Lakewood in the first round of the tournament, as Martin was 2-for-3 with two runs and an RBI, Madison Sanchez drove in two runs, and Karley Rouse added an RBI for Beaufort. Bearden pitched around five errors, limiting the Gators to two runs (one earned) and four hits with four strikeouts. 

The Eagles couldn’t keep the momentum going in a 7-0 loss at top-seeded North Augusta in the second round. Bearden shut out the Yellow Jackets for four innings before the Eagles’ defense lapsed in the fifth. Bearden was charged with seven runs — only one earned – in a six-inning complete game. Essence Champion and Maliyah Hagan each had a hit for the Eagles.

The Eagles finish the season with an 8-16 record.

GOLF

Eagles finish second at region meet

Hilton Head High’s boys golf team claimed the Region 7-4A title with a six-shot win over Beaufort High on Monday at Dataw Island Club. 

Led by individual medalist Nolan Hawkins’ round of 1-over-par 73, the Seahawks posted an 18-hole team score of 304 to edge the Eagles (310). Bluffton (340) was third, followed by Colleton County (429).

Hawkins won by two shots over teammate Derek Bunce and Beaufort’s Jerry Bruns and Riley Kase. Hilton Head High’s Jack Lashinger and Tyler Kriney and Beaufort’s Jack Lubkin also made the all-region team.

Next up is the Class 4A Lower State qualifier at Hackler Golf Course in Conway on May 6.

Beaufort (310) — Jerry Bruns 75, Riley Kase 75, Jack Lubkin 79, Max Kase 81, George Cooler 91

TENNIS

Eagles open playoffs at home

After a first-round bye earned by virtue of their Region 7-4A title, Beaufort High’s boys were scheduled to open the Class 4A playoffs at home Tuesday. With a win, the Eagles would also host a Lower State semifinal match Thursday against Wilson or North Augusta.

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