High School Roundup, April 9: Dill, Clark help Hilton Head Island High to baseball victory at Savannah Christian

info@islandpacket.comApril 9, 2013 

BASEBALL

Hilton Head Island 6, Savannah Christian 5: Andrew Dill (2-0) went five innings for the win and Marlin Clark struck out four of the six batters he faced over final two innings for the save at Savannah Christian (10-10).

Adam Orischak, Brandon Johnson, Dillon Hefner and Carlos Pecero strung together four straight doubles to help score four runs in a big fifth inning for the Seahawks (11-3).

Hilton Head Island host James Island at 7 p.m. Friday

Beaufort High 6, Fort Dorchester 2: David Tilton had a two-run home run and Stephen Baggett went 3 for 4 with a pair of RBIs to lead the Eagles to a Region 8-AAAA win over Fort Dorchester.

Alex Silon was 2 for 4, as well, and Bradley Brown (5-1) turned in a complete game on the mound.

"He's been a workhorse all season," Beaufort High coach Scott Mullen said.

The Eagles (10-5, 5-1) host Summerville at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

* JV: Beaufort High 6, Fort Dorchester 6

Battery Creek 19, North Charleston 0: Winning pitcher Thomas Smith set down the side in the first with three strikeouts, part of 11 overall for Battery Creek pitchers, and the Dolphins blanked host Fort Dorchester.

The Dolphins' William Howell went 1 for 1 with two RBIs and five walks, and Raymond Camacho added one hit, two walks and two RBIs.

In all, Battery Creek drew 23 walks and had three batters hit by a pitch.

Battery Creek travels to Burke on Friday.

BOYS SOCCER

Porter-Gaud 3, Hilton Head Prep 1: Not long after winning his No. 4 singles match in a tennis match at Hilton Head Island High, Amit Kohli scored the Dolphins' lone goal, assisted by Teron Daley.

Zen Wiggens had 10 saves in goal for Hilton Head Prep (6-6, 1-1), which hosts First Baptist at 6 p.m. Tuesday.

Beaufort Academy 3, Northwood 1: MIke Bohi, Andrew Gray and Nicky Macuch had goals to lift the host Eagles.

Reyn Robinson made 10 saves in the Beaufort Academy net.

Beaufort Academy (7-1, 4-0) plays at Hilton Head Christian today.

SOFTBALL

Bishop England 17, Battery Creek 0, 5 innings: The Dolphins (10-3, 8-1) walked eight batters and hit four more in a rough region loss.

Tina Kwok and Emily Madlinger had the only hits for Battery Creek, which hosts Woodland on Wednesday.

Thomas Heyward 9, Hilton Head Island 2: Winning pitcher Selice Daley had a no-hitter until the seventh inning, finishing with two hits allowed, one walk and 16 strikeouts as the Rebels cruised to the win.

Daly went 3 for 4 at the plate with two RBIs and a pair of doubles. Brielle Jungblut, Taylor Ernestine and Morgan Peeples all added two hits for the Rebels.

Whitney Haley took the loss on the mound for the Seahawks.

The Rebels take the field next for Senior Night on Friday against Pinewood Prep.

Bluffton 13, Ashley Ridge 2, 6 innings: The Bobcats erupted for nine runs in the fourth inning, including an inside-the-park home run from Jordan Parker, on the way to the mercy-rule blowout.

Kim Kirby went 4 for 4 with a grand slam and six RBIs for the Bobcats, who had 14 hits total.

Winning pitcher Courtney Smith allowed one hit and struck out four in the complete-game effort.

The Bobcats (13-1) next host Colleton County on Wednesday. Colleton County handed Bluffton its only loss earlier this season.

Beaufort High 2, Fort Dorchester 0: Chelsea Welty homered in the first inning and Jessica Bennett singled in another run in the fourth, lifting the Eagles.

Savannah Mullen had two hits for Beaufort High, including a single to set up the fourth-inning run.

Winning pitcher Jenny Mullins struck out 12 and scattered two hits. Beaufort High (19-7) travels to Summerville on Wednesday.

TENNIS

Hilton Head Christian 6, Beaufort High 0: Hilton Head Christian got 6-1, 6-0 wins from Charlie Drake at No. 1 singles and Tyler Hall at No. 5 as part of a sweep of Beaufort High.

Hilton Head Christian next host Porter-Gaud on Friday.

Singes: No. 1 -- Charlie Drake (HHCA) def. Alex Angus 6-1, 6-0; No. 2 -- Ben Likins (HHCA) def. Nubian Jean Charles 6-2, 6-2; No. 3 -- Alex Likins (HHCA) def. Jack Louw 6-2, 6-4; No. 4 -- Cameron Clark (HHCA) def. Rohan Desai 6-0, 6-4; No, 5 -- Tyler Hall (HHCA) def. Owen Stovall 6-1, 6-0.

Doubles: No. 2 -- Walker Wood/Tate Lucci (HHCA) def. Daniel Lange/Skylar Bursch 6-1, 1-6 (10-8).

BOYS GOLF

Low Country Classic (Sunday): Hilton Head Christian wrapped up a fourth-place finish in the 20-team tournament. Greenville's Pendelton finished first.

For the Eagles, J.D. Lehman shot a final-round 74 to finish with a two-day total of 144. He earned a spot on the all-tournament team.

The Eagles' Jonathan Shubel finished 76-76--152, Bryce Nimmer shot 77-73--150 and RJ Barolomucci finished 77-78--155.

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