High School Roundup, March 31: Battery Creek posts baseball rout vs. North Charleston

newsroom@islandpacket.comApril 1, 2014 


Battery Creek 21, North Charleston 0, 4 innings: Craig Capon was 2 for 3 with a triple and four RBIs at the plate and the winning pitcher on the mound, allowing no hits and striking out five in three innings for the Dolphins (6-4, 4-0 Region 6-AA)

William Howell, Jordan Ruff and Dakari Jenkins were all 2 for 3 for Battery Creek, which batted .520 and had a .684 on-base percentage in the four-inning win.

Battery Creek plays at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Whale Branch.

Thomas Heyward Academy 3, Dorchester Academy 0: Blake Bannon got it don on the mound and Seth Jones got it done at the plate for the Rebels (5-2).

Blake Bannon (2-0) earned the win in 6 1/3 innings, allowing five hits and striking out four.

Jones was 2 for 3 and drove in all three Rebels runs with a RBI single in the fourth and a two-run single in the top of the seventh.

Jason Quick went 2/3 of an inning for the save.

The Rebels open region play at 4 p.m. today at Bible Baptist.

Hilton Head Island 14-18, Orangeburg-Wilkinson 0-2: The Seahawks (7-2, 4-0) swept a doubleheader to remain perfect in Region 8-AAA.

In the 4 1/2-inning Game 1, Tommy Cooper was 2 for 2 with a double, an RBI and three runs scored. Andrew Dill was 2 for 2 with two RBIs and two runs, while Brandon Johnson had 3 RBIs. Caleb Workman (1-0) struck out three to earn the win.

In the four-inning Game 2, Michael Perez was 2 for 4 with a pair off doubles and three RBIs, while Dill was 2 for 3 with two RBIs and three runs scored.

Troy Clifford was 3 for 4, Carmen Meliodziki was 2 for 3 with a double and Murphy Deery was 2 for 3 with two RBIs. Garret Monmeimer (2-0) struck out five in the win.

The Seahawks play at 7 p.m. Tuesday at James Island.


Hilton Head Island 15, Bluffton 3: The Seahawks (5-4) cruised in a game dedicated to Mark Torin, the father of freshman player Winston Torin. Mark Torin died at home Friday.

"It's been a rough week," Hilton Head Island coach John Werner said.

Winston Torin played the entire game in his father's honor, scoring a goal.

Other scorers for Hilton Head Island included Tucker Roberts (two goals), Thomas Farrell (two goals), Duncan Marx (two goals), Daniel Geofroy (two goals), Nick Yurco, Nick Crago, Harrison Moore, James Urban, Connor Johnston and Skylar Kirkpatrick.

Hilton Head hits the road this weekend, playing at 7 p.m. Friday at Waccamaw and at 12:30 p.m. Saturday at Socastee.


Beaufort Academy 10 Cathedral Academy 0: Jock Olsson, Clay Melville and George Sanford scored twice for the Eagles (7-4, 2-1 SCISAA Region 2-AA) and Ashton Guest had a shutout in goal.

Nicky Macuch, Reyn Robinson, Thibault Deneye and Drummond Koppernaes also scored for Beaufort Academy.


Hilton Head Island 1, North Wheaton (Ill.) 0: Claire Kent's goal was all the Seahawks (8-1) would need.

Sam Wammock earned the shutout in goal with help from defenders Brennan O'Gorman, Rebecca Johnston and Lexi Lainhart.

The Seahawks host Hanahan at 7 p.m. Tuesday.


Summerville 6, Bluffton 5: Green Wave sophomore catcher Taylor Belfiore hit a walk-off home run with the game tied at 5 in the bottom of the second to had the Bobcats (4-1, 2-1 Region 8-AAAA) their first loss.

Courtney Smith struck out eight in the loss. Morganne Parker was 4 for 4, and Mikyla Houghlan was 2 for 4 against the No. 1 team in the state.

Thomas Heyward 22, Dorchester Academy 0, 3 innings: Freshman Hannah Cannon went 3 for 4 with her seventh home run and Liz Bunton was 3 for 3 with three RBIs for the Rebels (5-2).

Morgan Peeples was 3 for 3, and Hayee Wade was 2 for 3. Selice Daley earned the win with a scoreless frame, while Zoe Mitchell pitched two innings and frove in four with two hits.

THA hosts Cuyahoga Valley (Ohio) at 4 p.m. today for a doubleheader.

Ashley Ridge 12, Beaufort High 0: The Eagles (7-6, 0-2 Region 8-AAAA) gave up four runs in the first inning and were held to two hits for the game. Jenny Mullins took the loss.

"No phase of our game was on," Beaufort High coach Doug Plank said.

The Eagles play Wednesday at Colleton County.

Hilton Head Island 12-12, Orangeburg-Wilkinson 1-1: The Seahawks (4-3, 2-0 8-AAA) swept a doubleheader behind Whitney Halley, who earned two wins, striking out 10 and allowing just three hits and no earned runs. She also had drove in two runs.

Peyton Leitner struck out five, as well. Hunter Wilson had hits and three RBIs at the plate, while Macy Moore had three hits and Caitlin Buckalew had four hits and four RBIs.

Hilton Head Island hosts James Island at 7 p.m.

JV: Ashley Ridge 10, BHS 6


Hilton Head Prep 4, Hilton Head Island 3: With the Dolphins down 3-2, HHP No. 1 Jared Woodson rallied to win the second set and dominated the tiebreaker to force Hilton Head Island to play No. 1 doubles and lead Hilton Head Prep (5-1) to victory. HHP plays St. Andrews on Wednesday. The loss was the first for Hilton Head Island (4-1), which plays Tuesday at Orangeburg-Wilkinson.

Singles: No. 1 Jared Woodson (HHP) def. Tate Steinour 3-6, 6-4, 10-3; No. 2 Jack Kelly (HHP) def. Matt Oliver 6-4, 6-1; No. 3 Mitchell Brockman (HHH) def. Amit Kohli 6-0, 6-2; No. 4 Justin Syubblefield (HHP) def. Will Danzell 6-0, 6-3; No. 5 Stevie Devincentis (HHH) def. Sam Fried 7-5, 6-4.

Doubles: No. 1 Woodson/Kelly (HHP) def. Steinour/Brockman 8-2; No. 2 Brad Malool/Ian Schenkel def. Angelo Carrabba/Justin Perez 6-3, 6-2.

Bluffton 5, South Effingham 1: The Bobcats move to 4-1, 3-0 in Region 8-AAAA. They host Fort Dorchester at 4 p.m. today.

Singles: No. 1 Aaron Newland (B) def. B Jenkins 6-7 (4), 6-3, 11-9; No. 2 Richard Snyder (B) def. Kyle Howell 5-7, 6-2, 10-5; No. 3 Dais Rosenblum (B) def. Sandy Jenkins 6-2, 6-2; No. 4 Morgan Thiloxene (B) def. Ryan Nease 2-6, 6-1, 10-6; No. 5 Matthew Borenstein (B) def. Sonny Graham 6-2, 6-2.

Doubles: No. 2 Hudson/Grayson (SF) def. Griner/Nease 6-2, 3-6, 11-9.

Whale Branch 5, Beaufort Academy4: The Warriors improve to 2-1. The Eagles fall to 2-3.

Singles: No. 1 Dustin Jagos (WB) def. Will Lindsey 6-0, 6-1; No. 2 Kane Richards (BA) def. Nathan Green 6-0, 6-1; No. 3 James Carden (BA) def. Eryck Walton 6-0, 6-3; No. 4 Will Dukes (BA) def. Kevin Young 6-1, 6-2; No. 5 Marcus Bell (WB) def. Daniel Richards 3-6, 7-5 10-6; No. 6 Mark Hatcher (WB) def. BA Larry Lindsey 6-4, 6-1.

Doubles: No. 1 Jagos/Kevin Young (WB) def. Lindsey/Carden 8-3; No. 2 Bel/Walton (WB) def. Daniel Richards/Lindsey 8-3; No. 3 Will Dukes/K. Richards (WB) def. Hatcher/Green 8-1.

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