High School Roundup, Feb. 3: Hilton Head High teams split at James Island

info@islandpacket.comFebruary 4, 2014 

Junior guard Lauryn Bush had 12 points and seven rebounds, forward Americal Jenkins added six points and 18 boards, and the Hilton Head Island High School girls basketball team defeated host James Island 36-27 on Monday.

Junior guard Tiffany Banks added six points and four steals for the Seahawks, who climbed to 13-7 overall and 4-2 in Region 8-AAA.

Makalya Staney, who had 18 points in James Island's loss at Hilton Head High on Jan. 17, was held to four points on Monday. Brittany Maull led the Trojans with 13 points.

The Seahawks begin a stretch of two games in three days with Wednesday's visit by Hananah. Orangeburg-Wilkinson travels to the island Friday.

Hilton Head Christian 81, Bible Baptist 32: Freshman Macee Tamminen scored 24 to lead three players in double figures for the Eagles.

Hilton Head Christian's Ziaira Doe added 21 points, and Monica Bundy scored 15.

"We shot the ball well," Hilton Head Christian coach Kenny Conroy said. He estimated the Eagles' 12 3-pointers were a season best.

Hilton Head Christian (13-3) returns to action Tuesday, hosting Ashley Hall.

JV: Summerville 35, Beaufort High 26

BOYS BASKETBALL

James Island 74, Hilton Head High 45: The hot-shooting Trojans improved to 5-1 in Region 8-AAA with the home win over the Seahawks.

James Island hit nine 3-pointers through three quarters to race out to a 67-33 lead.

Junior forward Patrick Riley had 15 points. He was the only Hilton Head High player to score in double figures.

The Seahawks (3-17, 0-6) host Hanahan on Wednesday.

Bible Baptist 59, Hilton Head Christian 50: The Eagles suffered a road loss despite 22 points from guard Brad Meccariello.

Hilton Head Christian's Mike Dillon added 10 points.

K.C. Hughes led Bible Baptist with 21 points.

The Eagles (6-10) next host Ash Tree Learning Center on Tuesday.

JV: Battery Creek 54, Abundant Life 39

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