GIRLS VARSITY BASKETBALL
Beaufort Academy 66, Patrick Henry 27: Homecoming was comfortable for the Eagles, as Katherine Neal and Megan DeBardelaben had double-doubles in the non-region victory.
Neal finished with 23 points and 11 rebounds, and DeBardelaben had 12 points and 10 rebounds. Miranda Weslake nearly made it three double-doubles for Beaufort Academy, scoring 19 points and making seven steals.
Charlotte Delfosse also scored in double digits for the Eagles (8-5), finishing with 10 points. McKenzie Blake added two points.
Hollie Beach led Patrick Henry with eight points.
The Eagles, who led 41-18 at halftime, ended up perfect from the charity stripe. They made all eight of their free-throw attempts.
Beaufort Academy returns to region play at 6 p.m. Tuesday, hosting First Baptist.
Estill 61, Whale Branch 30: S'nitra Mack scored nine points as the Warriors dropped to 2-3 in Region 5-A. Kenyada Moultrie added five points for Whale Branch (2-8), and Brook Thompson and Deborah Fields had four each. Brittney Pryor and Tasheka Wright scored two apiece.
Jashena Mitchell led Estill with 17 points.
BOYS VARSITY BASKETBALL
Estill 56, Whale Branch 50: The Warriors found themselves down 15 at halftime, but rallied in the second half to make it a contest before falling.
Devonte Delaney had 12 points, 12 rebounds and five assists to lead Whale Branch (3-8 overall, 2-3 region). Leroy Perry added 12 points and six rebounds, and Stedmon James had 11 points and seven rebounds.
The Warriors host Bethune-Bowman tonight, with the girls game starting at 6 p.m.
Estill was led by Marcus Bryant's 19 points.
Beaufort Academy 50, Patrick Henry 30: The Eagles outscored their homecoming prey 17-0 in the first quarter and cruised from there before their largest crowd of the season.
Preston Suber led the way for Beaufort Academy (5-7), scoring 19 points -- seven in the final three minutes -- and grabbing nine rebounds. Leif Koppernaes added eight points, 11 rebounds and four steals. Michael Bible had 10 rebounds and four points, and Jack Griffith had eight points. Connor Akers and Billy Dailey had four steals apiece for the Eagles, who played their second team the entire second quarter.
Cody Youmans had nine points and Grant Youmans had eight for Patrick Henry (6-6).
Beaufort Academy plays at St. Paul Academy at 7 tonight.
MIDDLE SCHOOL BASKETBALL