Prep roundup, Oct. 23: Hilton Head Island sweeps Region 8-AAA cross country meet

sports@islandpacket.comOctober 24, 2013 

It was a clean sweep for Hilton Head Island High School's cross country teams at Wednesday's Region 8-AAA meet at Old Santee Canal Park in Moncks Corner.

The girls team had the top six finishers to finish with a perfect score of 15 and the team title, while the boys had six of the top finishers for a stellar 19 points and the team championship.

Carly McGlinn was the girls individual champion with a time of 19:56, while Cisco Ferre was the boys champion with a time of 16:38.

Also making the all-region team for the girls were Mallory Liggett (second, 20:12), Abby Gross (third, 20:26), Esther Anderson (fourth, 20:26), Rebeka Parent (fifth, 20:27) and Ciara McMahon (sixth, 20:27).

Joining Ferre on the boys all-region team were Eladio Wilkinson (third, 16:53), Colton Hennessey (fourth, 16:53), Sam Beattie (fifth, 16:56), Jason Busby (sixth, 16:59) and Ben Gilman (seventh, 17:09).

The Seahawks compete next in the Class 3-A Lower State meet Nov. 2 at Sandhills Research Park in Columbia.

GIRLS TENNIS

Bluffton 4, Beaufort High 2: The Bobcats improved to 11-4, 8-1 in Region 8-AAAA as they wrapped up region play at Beaufort High (10-11, 6-4).

Singles: 1. Taylor Soup (BLF) def. Zoe Brais 5-7, 6-4, 10-7; 2. Justine Wilson (BLF) def. Austin Stoddard 6-7(5), 6-3, 10-7; 3. Morgan Morrissey def. Cooper Baxter 6-3, 6-7(5), 10-7; 4. Anna Smith def. Anna Rathke 6-3, 6-4; 5. Anna Castrillon (BLF) def. Marah Aulabaugh 6-1, 6-3.

Doubles: 2. L. Birshank/M. Williams (BLF) def. Lexi Aulabaugh/Elise Marshall 7-6(4), 6-4.

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