HHH boys advance to finals of Seahawk Holiday Classic; girls fall in semifinals

info@islandpacket.comDecember 23, 2012 

The Hilton Head Island boys basketball team routed Andrews, 79-46, on Saturday to advance to the final of the Seahawk Holiday Classic at Hilton Head Island High School.

The Seahawks were led by 24 points and five assists from Jacob Coltrane and 23 points from Aaron Frazier.

Troy Clifford added 15 points and six rebounds, while James Sanders scored 10 and grabbed four rebounds.

The Seahawks (5-4) will face Harlan County (Ky.), a 56-34 winner over White Knoll. Harlan County lost to Martinsburg, W.Va. in last year's championship.

Tickets for the championship game will be half price ($4) with a Hilton Head Island High School ID.

In the consolation bracket, Whale Branch defeated Colleton County, 43-33, and White County (Tenn.) beat Smith County (Tenn. ), 71-39.

GIRLS

Baylor (Tenn.) 34, Hilton Head Island 25: Americal Jenkins led the Seahawks with nine points and 13 rebounds, but they ultimately fell short of the championship, losing to Chattanooga, Tenn.-based Baylor.

Lauryn Bush added seven points, and Zion Campbell scored four and grabbed seven rebounds.

The Seahawks (7-2) face St. Mary's (Md.), a 39-35 loser to Ridge View, at noon in the third-place game.

In the rest of the girls action, Colleton County downed Whitwell (Tenn.), 50-25, and Carolina Forest beat Fort Dorchester, 67-61 in overtime.

Seahawk Holiday Classic

Saturday's scores

Girls

Consolation bracket

Colleton County 50, Whitwell (Tenn.) 25

Carolina Forest 67, Fort Dorchester 61, OT

Winners' bracket

Ridge View 39, St. Mary's (Md.) 35

Baylor (Tenn.) 34, Hilton Head Island 25

Boys

Consolation bracket

Whale Branch 43, Colleton County 33

White County (Tenn.) 71, Smith County (Tenn. ) 39

Winners' bracket

Harlan County (Ky.) 56, White Knoll 34

Hilton Head Island 79, Andrews 46

Today's games

Girls

7th place

Whitwell (Tenn.) vs. Fort Dorchester, 11 a.m.

5th place

Colleton County vs.. Carolina Forest, 2 p.m.

3rd place

St. Mary's vs. Hilton Head Island, noon

Championship

Ridge View vs. Baylor, 3 p.m.

Boys

7th place

Colleton County vs. Smith County (Tenn.), 12:30 p.m.

5th place

Whale Branch vs. White County, 3:30 p.m.

3rd place

White Knoll vs. Andrews, 1:30 p.m.

Championship

Harlan County, Ky. vs. Hilton Head High, 4:40 p.m.

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