High School Roundup, Sept. 9: Bluffton tennis team climbs to 1-1

info@islandpacket.comSeptember 10, 2013 

Staff reports



Bluffton 6, Beaufort Academy 0: The Bobcats improved to 1-1 with the sweep.

Bluffton next hosts Hilton Head Christian on Tuesday.


No. 1 -- Taylor Soop (B) d. Kate Gray 5-7, 6-4, 10-7; No. 2 -- Justine Wilson (B) d. Natalie Simkins 6-3, 6-1; No. 3 -- Cooper Baxter (B) d. Brynna Ferry 6-2, 6-1; NO. 4 -- Anna Rathke (B) Hope Gray 6-0, 6-1; No. 5 -- Angie Castrillon (B) d. Jayda Shephard 7-5, 6-2


No. 2 -- Brooke Schmidt/Caitlin Martin (B) d. L Harrel /Maya Dixon 8-1


Hilton Head Island High 2, Savannah Christian 0: The Seahawks swept past the top-ranked team in its class in Georgia, winning 25-19, 26-24.

Sierra Davis rang up 15 kills to lead the Seahawks. Setter Renee Homad had 35 assists.

Now 3-0, Hilton Head Island High opens region play Tuesday at James Island.

Hilton Head Christian 3, Beaufort High 0: Stevie DeSimone had 13 kills and five aces and Kerry Davis added 11 aces and five kills to lead Hilton Head Christian to a 25-12, 25-15, 25-9 victory.

Lily Strickland chipped in nine assists for Hilton Head Christian (5-3), which next travels to Ashley Hall on Friday.


SCISAA State Invitational (Saturday): Beaufort Academy won the SCISAA State Invitational Championship on Saturday at the Beaufort Yacht and Sailing Club. Ashley Hall was the runner-up.

The Eagles' team consisted of Ashton Guest, Drummond Koppernaes, Megan Potter, Alexander Mazzeo and Michaela Russell and was coached by John Potter.

Hilton Head Prep won the A Division, while Beaufort Academy won the B Division.

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