High School Roundup, Oct. 7: Singles sweep lifts Hilton Head High to tennis win over Beaufort High

sports@islandpacket.comOctober 8, 2013 

A roundup of high school sports events, Monday, Oct. 7:

GIRLS TENNIS

Hilton Head Island High 5, Beaufort High 1: The Seahawks swept the five singles matches on their way to victory over Beaufort in a non-region match.

Hilton Head High (9-3) returns to Region 8-AAA action at 4 p.m. Tuesday, hosting Orangeburg-Wilkinson.

Singles: No. 1 Jenn Oliver (HHH) def. Zoe Brais 6-0, 6-0; No. 2 Kate Cram (HHH) def. Austin Stoddard 6-3, 6-1; No. 3 Sarah Wood (HHH) def. Morgan Morrissey 7-5, 6-4; No. 4 Holly Kerr (HHH) def. Anna Smith 6-2, 6-2; No. 5 Nicole Diaz (HHH) def. Marah Aulabaugh 6-1, 6-1

Doubles: No. 2 Lexi Aulabaugh/Elise Marshall (BHS) def. Hannah Brink/Maggie Flowers 3-6, 6-2, 11-9

VOLLEYBALL

Hilton Head Christian 3, St. Andrews 0: The Eagles dominated from the start, winning 25-11, 25-19, 25-21.

Stevie DeSimone had 16 kills and one block to lead Hilton Head Christian. Also, Hannah Reynolds chipped in 34 assists and eight service aces, and Andy Anderson had 22 digs and five aces. Amber Hubbard and recent junior varsity-callup Logan Cherry each notched four kills and a block.

The Eagles (10-10) travel to First Baptist on Tuesday.

Ashley Hall 3, Hilton Head Prep 0: The hosts raced past the Dolphins 25-11, 25-9, 25-12.

Hilton Head Prep's Keira Wojcikiewicz collected 20 digs, and Rowan Baltzley notched 14 digs.

The Dolphins (2-16) next host First Baptist on Thursday for Senior Night.

Thomas Heyward Academy 3, Bible Baptist 2: The Rebels earned a close win, 25-17, 19-25, 23-25, 25-17, 15-11.

Hailey Malphrus propelled Thomas Heyward with 17 assists, 11 digs, three kills and a block. Malphrus went 16-of-17 at the service line.

Also for the Rebels, Victoria Quick had 18 digs, 12 kills and two aces; and Shelby Vest added 12 kills, eight digs and five aces.

Thomas Heyawrd returns to action Tuesday with a home match against St. Andrew's.

Island Bash: Capped off by a rare victory over Bluffton High School, Hilton Head Island High captured the championship of the Gold division of its own Island Bash tournament on Saturday.

The Seahawks went 5-0 over the course of the two-day event, which featured 14 schools from Georgia and South Carolina. Hilton Head High knocked off Bluffton, 25-20, 25-18, in the title matchup. The Seahawks also had wins over Woodmont (25-22, 25-23), Branchville (25-16, 25-15), Landrum (25-11, 25-22) and James Island (25-16, 25-27, 15-11).

Sierra Davis had 50 kills on the weekend to lead Hilton Head (20-4). Hannah Edelman finished with 37 kills and 14 aces, and Claire Kent had 24 kills and eight blocks. Mallory Lewis led the team with 13 blocks and contributed 14 kills. Senior setter Renee Homad had 73 assists for the weekend.

Ashley Ridge won the Silver division, Branchville won the Bronze division and Berkeley was the Copper winner.

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