High School Basketball

Prep Roundup, Feb. 11: Ridgeland-Hardeeville boys win first region title since 1996

sports@islandpacket.comFebruary 12, 2014 

BOYS BASKETBALL

Ridgeland-Hardeeville 78, Garrett Academy Tech 70: Terrance Frazier poured in 28 points Tuesday night in Charleston, leading the Ridgeland-Hardeeville High School boys basketball team to a 78-70 win at Garrett Academy Tech.

The victory secured the Region 6-AA championship for the Jaguars. This is the first region title for the boys basketball program since 1996, when it was known as Jasper County High School.

Charles Mitchell chipped in with 15 points and six rebounds for the Jaguars (17-5 overall, 12-1 region), and Richard Garvin had 10 points and four rebounds. Frazier added three steals and four assists.

Ridgeland-Hardeeville wraps up its regualr season at Bishop England on Thursday.

Hilton Head High 63, Stall 41: The Seahawks snapped a 10-game losing streak -- winning for the first time in 2014 -- behind an offense that posted a season-high in points on Senior Night.

Hilton Head High sank 21 of 34 attempts from the free-throw line en route to their first Region 8-AAA win of the season.

Senior Jacob Coltrane led the Seahawks (4-19, 1-8) with 15 points, Troy Clifford scored 12, and Malik Singleton and Patrick Riley added 10 points each.

Riley also posted 15 rebounds and four blocks.

The Seahawks' only other senior, Craig Ryan, finished with nine points.

Hilton Head High vists Hanahan on Thursday.

Hilton Head Christian 50, Hilton Head Prep 40: The Eagles used strong defense and a balanced offensive attack to take down their island rivals.

Ryan Barrett led Hilton Head Christian with 11 points. Brad Meccariello added 10 and Chris Edwards scored eight.

"All in all, it was just a great game for our guys moving the ball," Eagles coach Mac Tamminen said.

Hilton Head Christian (9-13 overall, 3-7 region) hosts the Coastal Hurricanes at 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Randy Young scored 12 points and John Eck had 11 for Hilton Head Prep, which trailed 22-16 at halftime.

Beaufort High 58, Colleton County 33: Otis McClain scored 22 points to power the Eagles to another Region 8-AAAA win.

Adonis Grant added eight for the Eagles (18-4 overall, 5-3 region), who close the regular season at Bluffton on Thursday.

Jamie Sanders led Colleton County with nine points.

Battery Creek 59, Burke 52: Devonte Wilson had 19 points, seven rebounds, three blocked shots and three assists to lead the Dolphins to the win in Charleston.

Eric Freeman had a double-double, putting up 14 points and 12 rebounds to go along with three blocks.

The victory wrapped up second place in Region 6-AA for Battery Creek (15-7 overall, 10-3 region), which hosts Academic Magnet on Thursday in the regular-season finale.

MIddle school: St. Francis 42, John Paul II 18

GIRLS BASKETBALL

Hilton Head Island High 58, Stall 38: The Seahawks avenged a loss to Stall earlier in the season and seem to have locked up the No. 2 seed in Region 8-AAA.

Hilton Head High needed a James Island win over Hanahan on Tuesday to clinch the second seed and a home playoff game. If Hanahan won Tuesday, the Seahawks will have to win at Hanahan on Thursday to clinch the second seed.

Either way, this victory was big, Hilton Head High coach Dave Greenberg said.

"We had to win to have a chance," Greenberg said. "That was huge. That was the one game all year I think we lost to a team we shouldn't have lost to."

Americal Jenkins led the Seahawks with 16 points and 17 rebounds. Savannah Reier added 16 points and seven steals for Hilton Head High.

Tiffany Banks scored nine points, and guard Lauryn Bush added eight points and delivered seven assists.

Hilton Head Christian Academy 53, Hilton Head Prep 30: Macee Tamminen scored 19 points to help the Eagles knock off their rivals.

Ziaira Doe added eight points, and Hannah Reynolds and Monica Bundy each scored seven for Hilton Head Christian (17-4 overall, 8-4 region), which sits in second place in the region.

Kendall Smith scored nine to lead Hilton Head Prep. Foster Willey added eight points and Maddie McDonald scored seven for the Dolphins, who trailed 23-10 at halftime.

Hilton Head Christian hosts the Coastal Hurricanes on Friday, while Hilton Head Prep will be at home facing Northwood Academy.

Beaufort Academy 56, Bible Baptist 33: Miranda Weslake scored 28 points, and the Eagles had seven different players score as they advanced to the championship game of the SCISAA Region 1-AA tournament.

Casey Kahn added 10 points for Beaufort Academy, the tournament host.

The Eagles will take on St. Andrew's in the championship game at 6 p.m. Thursday.

Battery Creek 64, Burke 20: The Dolphins cruised on the road to set up a home showdown Thursday with Academic Magnet for second place in Region 6-AA.

Daisja Cannon scored 21 points, grabbed five rebounds, and also had eight assists and five steals for Battery Creek. Taniqua Mungin scored 12 and Brianna Tolbert had 11 to help lead the Dolphins.

Battery Creek post player Ericka Alston pulled down 15 rebounds to go with her eight points and also blocked three shots.

Colleton County 65, Beaufort High 32:

Kaitlyn Hamilton scored 10 points and Regina Bolden added seven, but the Eagles were unable to get a Region 8-AAAA road win.

Beaufort High (4-15 overall, 0-9 region) plays its final regular-season game on Thursday at Bluffton.

JV: Colleton County 41, Beaufort High 26

St. Andrew's 35, Thomas Heyward Academy 31: The Rebels were eliminated from the SCISAA Region 1-AA tournament in Beaufort.

Ellie Bryan scored 11 points to lead Thomas Heyward (9-12). Haylee Wade had seven points and Sydney Glassberg added six in the loss.

Thomas Heyward will be off until Feb. 21, when the SCISAA state tournament begins.

Middle school: St. Francis 27, John Paul II 13

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