Andrea Daring turned in a three-point play to push the lead to six and give Thomas Heyward Academy some breathing room with about a minute left to play, and the Rebels went on to claim a 41-33 win over Charleston Collegiate in girls basketball on Friday.
With the victory, Thomas Heyward (22-0) clinched Region 1-AA.
Kayla Canavan led the Rebels with 10 points. Brielle Jungblut had nine points and seven steals, and Ashley Layman scored six and grabbed 10 rebounds.
Thomas Heyward closes the regular season Tuesday night at St. Andrews.
Pinewood Prep 53, Hilton Head Prep 20: Seniors Sarah Hancock (two points), Allie Jaccard (two points) and Amber Erkan (three steals) played their final home game for the Dolphins.
Tracy Anderson led Hilton Head Prep (7-16) with six points and four rebounds, and Hallie Parker added five points and 10 rebounds.
Despite the loss, Hilton Head Prep locked up the fourth seed in SCISAA Region 3-AAA and will advance to the playoffs next Friday. First, however, the Dolphins will close the regular season Tuesday at Bible Baptist.
Battery Creek 50, Lake Marion 33: Daisja Cannon scored 24 points to go along with six rebounds, four assists and four steals to lead Battery Creek (6-14, 5-5). With the win, the Dolphins claimed the No. 3 spot in Region 7-AAA and will open the playoffs Monday.
Alicia Vagner added eight points, five rebounds, five steals and five assists for Battery Creek. For Lake Marion, Raven Scales led the way with nine points.
JV: Colleton County 28, Beaufort High 23
JV: Pinewood Prep 38, Hilton Head Prep 25
Pinewood Prep 70, Hilton Head Prep 52: The Dolphins played one of their better games of the season on senior night, leading 21-20 in the second quarter before Pinewood Prep pulled away.
Franklin Bakala, Hilton Heap Prep's lone senior, scored four points and grabbed six offensive rebounds in his final home game.
Cole Gardocki led the Dolphins with 15 points on five 3-pointers with two steals and two charges taken. Charlie Wilmot added 12 points and seven assists, and Shaun Topper had 10 points and seven rebounds for Hilton Head Prep (4-22), which closes the season Tuesday at Bible Baptist.
Lake Marion 103, Battery Creek 84: Justin Oliver had 35 points and four assists in the Dolphins' final game of the season.
Battery Creek's Michael Robinson added 16 points and five assists, and Leroy Jennette contributed 11 points.
Colleton County 55, Beaufort High 52: Three technical fouls down the stretch hurt the Eagles, who slipped to the No. 3 seed in Region 8-AAAA and travel to open the Class 4-A playofffs next week.
Tyrone Holmes led Beaufort High with 15 points. Jordan Broussard added 11, Henry Jenkins scored nine and Joey Chaplin finished with eight.
Beaufort High (13-10, 4-4 Region 8-AAAA) lost after Colleton County converted a three-point play with less than five seconds remaining. The Eagles' final shot before the buzzer missed.
Ridgeland 78, Whale Branch 59: Torray Amlett scored 14 points to lead Ridgeland.
Eric Frazier scored 12 points with two assists and four steals to lead the Warriors (15-8, 10-5), who ended up with the fourth seed in Region 5-A with the loss. They open the playoffs at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Burke.
Leroy Perry added 11 points, three assists and seven rebounds for Whale Branch. Andre Watson had 10 points, four assists and a steal, and Stedman James scored10 points and had a steal.
JV: Hilton Head Prep 30, Pinewood Prep 12
JV: Beaufort High 41, Colleton County 26