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Prep Roundup, Dec. 10: Hilton Head High girls lose in three overtimes

sports@islandpacket.comDecember 11, 2013 

GIRLS BASKETBALL

South Effingham (Ga.) 58, Hilton Head High 53, 3 OT: The visitors handed the Seahawks a disappointing loss behind a game-high 26 points from Tianna Germain.

Lauryn Bush had 20 points and seven rebounds for Hilton Head Island High, Savannah Reier contributed 10 points and five assists, and Americal Jenkins chipped in 10 points and 13 rebounds. Guard Tiffany Banks had 10 points and four assists before fouling out in overtime.

The Seahawks (2-1) next host Beaufort High on Saturday.

Hilton Head Christian 70, Thomas Heyward Academy 23: Ziaira Doe scored 20 points and Macee Tamminen added 18 as the Hilton Head Christian Academy girls basketball team overpowered Thomas Heyward Academy, 70-23, on Tuesday night in Ridgeland.

Ellie Bryan led Thomas Heyward with six points and Beth Malphrus scored four.

Hilton Head Christian (2-0) returns to action Friday, taking on Bible Baptist in the first round of Hilton Head Prep's annual RET Thomas tournament.

Thomas Heyward (2-3) faces Colleton Prep at 5:30 p.m. Thursday in the first round of the Rebels' own Coca-Cola Classic tournament.

Beaufort Academy 45, Charleston Collegiate 17: Miranda Weslake outscored Charleston Collegiate all by herself, scoring 19 points to lead Beaufort Academy to an easy victory in its region opener.

Anna Dyer added five points, and four other players scored four apiece for the Eagles (2-3 overall, 1-0 region), who host Andrew Jackson on Thursday night.

Memorial Day 61, Hilton Head Prep 26: Shareka Dukes poured in 31 points to lead Memorial Day past Hilton Head Prep in Savannah.

Catherine Sheehan scored 10 points and Kendall Smith added five for the Dolphins (1-3), who take on the Coastal Hurricanes at 6 p.m. Friday in the opening round of Prep's annual RET Thomas tournament.

BOYS BASKETBALL

Hilton Head Christian Academy 56, Thomas Heyward Academy 43: Brad Meccariello scored 12 points to help the Eagles even their record with the road win.

Frank Smith added 10 points for Hilton Head Christian Academy and Ryan Barrett scored nine.

Dylan Tillotson scored 18 to pace the host Rebels.

The Eagles (1-1) return to action Friday against Bible Baptist as part of the annual RET Thomas tournament.

The Eagles (1-1) return to action Friday against Bible Baptist as part of the annual RET Thomas tournament.

Thomas Heyward fell to 2-3. The Rebels play Thursday as part of the Coca-Cola Classic at Ridgeland-Hardeeville.

Memorial Day 45, Hilton Head Prep 44: Hilton Head Prep battled back from a nine-point halftime defecit to take a lead in the final minute, but the Savannah hosts ended up pulling out the win.

John Eck had a team-high 17 points for Prep (3-1). Randy Young finished with 11 points, and Brennan Mikell had a double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds. Noah Sulek added six points in the loss.

Hilton Head Prep is off until 7:30 p.m. Friday, when it will host a first-round game in the annual RET Thomas tournament.

South Effingham (Ga.) 58, Hilton Head High 48: Aaron Frazier scored a career-high 30 points, but it wasn't enough to lift the Seahawks past the visitors from Georgia.

South Effingham improves to 4-0.

Hilton Head High (0-3) will try for its first win of the season Saturday night, hosting Beaufort High at 6 p.m.

WRESTLING

Beaufort High 74, West Ashley 8; Beaufort High 51, James Island 25: Beaufort High won its first two duals of the season in relatively easy fashion.

Double winners for the Eagles were: Mitch Nestler (220 pounds), Eric Blakely (182), Kameron Spann (113), Jake Sharp (120), Jay Hawley (132), Connor Gruel (135) and Brian Lentz (170)

The Eagles are in action again at Wando at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Richmond Hill (Ga.) 48, Hilton Head High 27: The Seahawks dropped to 0-3 in duals with the loss. Four Hilton Head High wrestlers won by pin: Logan Johnston (106 pounds), Matt Roberts (113), Matt Levy (126) and Martin Duane (182). Jose Gomez (145) won by decision for the Seahawks, who wrestle at the Effingham Rebel Invitational in Georgia on Friday and Saturday.

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