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Prep Roundup, April 16: Hilton Head High rallies for win in own baseball tournament

sports@islandpacket.comApril 17, 2014 


Hilton Head Island High 7, Hilton (N.Y.) 6: A five-run sixth inning helped Hilton Head Island High School pick up its first win in its own Seahawk Classic on Wednesday night, a 7-6 win over Hilton, N.Y.

Pinch-hitter Caleb Workman delivered the big hit in the sixth, a two-run triple to tie the score at 6. He then scored the eventual winning run on a wild pitch.

John Good went 2 for 3 with an RBI for the Seahawks (12-6).

Starter Andrew Dill got the win, allowing no earned runs. Garrett VonMinden struck out the side in the seventh, notching his second save of the year.

The Seahawks will take on Lewisville at 6 p.m. Thursday to close out the tournament.

T.L. Hanna 2, Hilton Head High 1: T.L. Hanna's Adam Hill held the host team to three hits and registered 10 strikeouts in Wednesday's first game of the Seahawk Classic.

T.L. Hanna won the game on a walk-off hit in the bottom of the seventh.

Mat Clark was the tough-luck loser for Hilton Head High, allowing his first earned run of the year in suffering his first loss.

Palmetto 2, Lewisville 1: Palmetto improved to 3-0 in the Blue Division of the Seahawk Classic, advancing to the championship game of Hilton Head High's tournament. Palmetto will take on T.L. Hanna at 12:30 p.m. Thursday for the title.

T.L. Hanna 8, Langley (Va.) 5: The win over Langley was T.L. Hanna's second of the day, sending the Yellowjackets into the championship game of the Seahawk Classic. They will take on Palmetto at 12:30 p.m. Thursday in the final.

Centerville (Va.) 4, Hillcrest 0: Centerville improved to 2-1 in the Blue Division of the Seahawk Classic, while Hillcrest dropped to 1-2. Centerville takes on Hilton (N.Y.) at 3 p.m. Thursday. Hillcrest faces Langley (Va.) at 10 a.m. to start the final day of the tournament.

Fernandina Beach (Fla.) 4, Battery Creek 0: DeAnthony Moore was 2 for 3 with a double, and Zach Mahan also went 2 for 3, but the Dolphins were shut out in Florida.

Aaron Brantley added a double for Battery Creek (11-6).

Craig Capano got the loss, giving up two earned runs in six innings. He gave up three hits and seven walks, while striking out four.

The Dolphins play twice on Thursday, facing Wade Hampton at 2 p.m. and Bluffton at 5 p.m. in Wade Hampton's tournament.

Coastal Hurricanes 9-14, Hilton Head Christian 6-11: The Eagles dropped a doubleheader to the home-school team, falling 9-6 in the opener and 14-11 in the second game.

Reese Dolyniuk was 2 for 3 for HHCA in the first game, and went 3 for 4 with a home run and three RBIs in the second. Alex Cooler and Hunter Greenwell had three hits and two RBIs each in the second game. Ryan Barrett was 1 for 2 with three runs and two RBIs for the Eagles (2-10).

Daniel Mills had a home run and four RBIs in each game for the Hurricanes. J.T. Robinson had five hits on the day, and Stephen Frederico went 2 for 4 with two RBIs in the second game and was the winning pitcher.

Hilton Head Christian hosts Hilton Head Prep at 5 p.m. Friday.


Porter-Gaud 2, Hilton Head Prep 1: Porter-Gaud scored the go-ahead goal in the second half, putting one in the net as Prep's goalkeeper was blinded by the sun.

Cori Leonard had the only goal for the Dolphins (6-8 overall, 4-5 region), who return to action on Tuesday at Beaufort Academy.


Bengal Invitational: Hilton Head Christian Academy won Blythewood's 25-team tournament, finishing with a 573 total Tuesday to win handily.

The Eagles had three golfers finish in the top 10 at the two-day tournament. HHCA was 35 strokes ahead of Lexington and A.C. Flora, which tied for second place.

Trace Crowe led the way for the Eagles, earning medalist honors with rounds of 70 and 66 for a 136 total.

Bryson Nimmer (72-71--143) finished fourth and Jonathan Schuble (67-77--144) was seventh, giving the Eagles three all-tournament golfers. R.J. Bartolomucci had a 71 one day, and Matt Lehman shot a 79 to account for the Eagles' other scores.

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