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SOFTBALL

Dolphins top War Hawks to even record

Battery Creek broke open a close game with a five-run sixth inning to claim a 9-2 win over visiting Colleton Prep on Wednesday.

Alexis Ortiz racked up 13 strikeouts and limited the War Hawks to two unearned runs and two hits in a complete game. 

Emily Crosby was 2-for-2 with a double, two runs, and three RBIs, McKenzie Young was 2-for-3 with two runs and two RBIs, and Journeigh Doray added an RBI double for the Dolphins.

BCHS (7-7) was scheduled to host Lake Marion for a region game Tuesday.

BOYS SOCCER

Trask leads BA past JPII

Ben Trask scored two goals as Beaufort Academy’s boys held on for a 2-1 win over John Paul II in a game ended early because of lightning Monday. 

The Eagles led 1-0 at halftime on Trask’s first goal, but JPII’s Noah Brock scored on an assist from Marcello Vera midway through the second half to pull the Golden Warriors even.

Trask answered with his second a few minutes later, though, and play was stopped with 11 minutes remaining due to lightning.

BA (9-1) looked to stay undefeated in region play when it hosted Palmetto Christian on Tuesday. 

GIRLS SOCCER

BA earns two region wins

Beaufort Academy’s girls picked up two region wins last week, beating Charleston Collegiate 4-3 and topping Patrick Henry 2-1.

Emma Hincher, Kate Luckey, Mary Alden Cooper, and Mary Hanna Hiers each scored a goal for the Eagles against the Sundevils, and Amelia Huebel made four saves to help preserve the win. 

Against Patrick Henry, Caroline Moss and Hiers scored goals and Becca Frelin had an assist, while Huebel again made four saves.

BA lost a non-region game to John Paul II 6-1 on Monday.

The Eagles (4-6, 3-1) travel to Holy Trinity at 4 p.m. Friday.

Beaufort High claims first region win

Beaufort High’s girls broke through for their first region win with a 5-0 shutout at Colleton County on Tuesday. 

Ellie Muniz scored two goals, and Brigid Murphy, Tessa Wilson, and Tally Cushman added a goal apiece for the Eagles. 

The Eagles couldn’t keep the momentum going, though, as they lost 1-0 to region power Hilton Head High for the second time this season.

BHS (4-11, 1-3) was to travel to Bluffton for a region matchup Tuesday.

GOLF

Eagles edge Seahawks by one shot

Beaufort High edged Hilton Head High by one stroke to win a tri-match last Wednesday on Dataw Island Club’s Morgan River Course. 

The Eagles shot 156 to beat the Seahawks by the narrowest of margins, while Colleton County (208) was third. 

Beaufort’s Jerry Bruns and Hilton Head’s Nolan Hawkins shared medalist honors with even-par 36s, followed by Hilton Head’s Ben Batson (37) and Beaufort’s Max Kase (38). 

Harvey leads BA at Hampton Hall

Hilton Head Christian Academy claimed the team title in a five-team match at Hampton Hall on Wednesday. 

Led by individual medalist Max Green’s 3-under-par 33, the Eagles posted a team score of 145, easily beating runner-up Beaufort Academy (164). Sea Pines Montessori (187), John Paul II (216), and Thomas Heyward (241) rounded out the field.

BA’s Cal Harvey shot 36 to finish second, followed by HHCA’s JD Patterson and Sean Engler and Sea Pines Montessori’s Jeep Patrick with 37s, and HHCA’s Daniel Azallion with a 38.

TENNIS

Beaufort High tops HHP, Corbin

Beaufort High picked up an impressive non-region win Thursday, defeating Hilton Head Prep 7-2. 

The Eagles won four of the six singles matches and swept all three doubles courts. 

Beaufort also claimed a 6-3 win over visiting Corbin (Ky.) on Tuesday. 

Beaufort (9-2) was slated to travel to May River on Tuesday. 

BA sweeps Sundevils

Beaufort Academy breezed to a 7-0 win over Charleston Collegiate on Thursday. 

The Eagles won all six singles matches in straight sets and did not drop a game in the only doubles contest.

BA hosted May River on Monday and lost 4-2, dropping two singles matches that went to deciding third sets. 

The Eagles (4-5) were to face Bluffton on Tuesday. 

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