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Prep Roundup, April 22: Thomas Heyward baseball team clinches region title

sports@islandpacket.comApril 23, 2014 

BASEBALL

Thomas Heyward Academy 13, St. Andrew's 3 (5 innings): Blake Bannon pitched four scoreless innings and also went 2 for 3 with two runs and two RBIs to lead the Thomas Heyward Academy baseball team to a 13-3 win over St. Andrew's in five innings Tuesday.

Bannon only allowed three hits in getting the victory, which gave the Rebels the region title for the fourth consecutive season.

Connor Driscoll went 2 for 3 with three RBIs, Micheal Humbert was 3 for 3 with three runs scored, and Jason Quick went 2 for 2 with an RBI and two runs.

Thomas Heyward (11-4 overall, 3-1 region) plays at Hilton Head Prep at 4:30 p.m. Thursday.

Battery Creek 19, St. John's 1 (4 innings): Craig Capano got the win while going 2 for 3 at the plate with three RBIs, and the Dolphins drew 15 walks as a team.

Capano struck out six and walked two in two innings. Tim Harris and Michael Jennings each threw one scoreless inning of relief for Battery Creek (13-8).

Connor Yahres led the Dolphins' attack, going 2 for 3 with four RBIs. Zach Mahan was 1 for 1 with a double and was hit by pitches twice.

Battery Creek plays at Fort Dorchester on Friday.

Hilton Head Prep 9, Northwood Academy 4 (8 innings): The Dolphins scored two runs with two outs in the top of seventh to force extra innings, then tacked on a five-run eighth to win.

Winning pitcher Tyler Fox went seven innings, allowing four hits and striking out eight.

At the plate, Fox went 4 for 4 with three RBIs and two runs scored. Josh Sheehan added three hits and two RBIs for the Dolphins.

Hilton Head Prep (14-2, 8-1 SCISAA Region 3-AAA) wraps up region play Wednesday at Hilton Head Christian Academy.

MIddle School: Hilton Head Middle 3, Lady's Island 2 (7 innings)

SOFTBALL

Battery Creek 13, Ridgeland-Hardeeville 2 (5 innings): Battery Creek hit five home runs to back Michaux Gee in her pitching debut.

Jessica Shipley, Ajahi Parker, Tori Hill, Julianne Greer and Emily Madlinger went deep for the Dolphins (13-2 Region 6-AA), who play at Academic Magnet at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday.

BOYS SOCCER

Fort Dorchester 2, Beaufort 1: Hector Garcia scored the lone goal for Beaufort High, midway through the second half. Eagles' keeper Brooks Wilson stopped a shot in added time and finished with six saves.

Fort Dorchester scored in each half.

Beaufort High dropped to 7-8-1 overall and 1-4 in Region 8-AAAA. The Eagles play at Colleton County on Wednesday and have Summerville on Thursday.

Hilton Head Island High 1, Stall 0 (OT): Miguel Ceron scored on a penalty kick in the first overtime period, lifting the Seahawks to a crucial win in Region 8-AAA.

"We had a lot of the ball," Hilton Head coach Wayne Quinlan said. "We had one of our best -- stylewise -- attacking efforts of the year."

Goalkeeper Marlon Asenscion recorded the shutout for Hilton Head High (7-6 overall, 3-2 region).

"That was a must-win situation for both teams. The game was played that way. It got a little chippy at times."

The Seahawks face another key region test at James Island on Friday.

Hilton Head Prep 3, Beaufort Academy 0: Will Peterkin staked the Dolphins to a first-half lead, and Teron Daley and Trevor Marbut added second-half goals, helping Hilton Head Prep lock up the SCISAA Region 3-AAA title.

Hilton Head Prep goalkeeper Robert Clark made 11 saves to post the shutout.

The Dolphins (9-5, 5-0) travel Friday to Pinewood Prep.

JV: Ashley Ridge 1, Bluffton 0

GIRLS SOCCER

Beaufort Academy 5, Hilton Head Prep 2: Miranda Weslake scored a pair of goals, and goalkeeper Carli Cline made 16 saves to help the Eagles earn a win coming off spring break.

Mary Keane, Hope Gray and Amanda Kahn added goals for Beaufort Academy (10-1), which plays at Colleton Prep at 4 p.m. Wednesday.

Charlotte Covington and Catherine Sheehan scored goals for Hilton Head Prep (6-9), which plays at Pinewood Prep on Friday.

Hilton Head Island High 10, Stall 0: Rebeka Parent and Lexi Lainhart netted three goals apiece, and Sam Wammock delivered a shutout in goal to spark the Seahawks.

Emma Fields, Rebecca Johnston, Brennan O'Gorman and Kyra Anderson also scored for Hilton Head High.

The Seahawks (12-2, 7-0 Region 8-AAA) host James Island on Friday.

BOYS TENNIS

Beaufort Academy 6, St. Andrew's 3: St. Andrew's won the top two singles matches, but Beaufort Academy was in control the rest of the way, improving to 7-4 and clinching the region championship.

Beaufort Academy plays again at 4 p.m. Thursday against Battery Creek. The SCISAA playoffs start April 28.

Singles: No. 1 Jack Wylly (SA) def. William Lindsey 8-5; No. 2 Joseph Hohenstein (SA) def. Larry Lindsey 8-0; No. 3 James Carden (BA) def. Matthew Hall 8-1; No. 4 Cain Richards (BA) def. Sam Powers 8-4; No. 5 Will Dukes (BA) def. Ben Cooper 8-4; No. 6 Daniel Richards (BA) def. Sam Cooper 8-1

Doubles: No. 1 W. Lindsey/Carden (BA) def. Wylly/Hall 8-4; No. 2 Powers/Cooper (SA) def. L. Lindsey/D. Richards 8-1; No. 3 C. Richards/Dukes (BA) def. Hohenstein/Cooper 8-1

Beaufort High 7, Ashley Ridge 0: The Eagles rolled to an easy win in Region 8-AAAA, improving to 7-1 in the league.

Beaufort High (7-5) has two region matches remaining, beginning with one at Colleton County on Thursday. The Eagles face Bluffton on Tuesday.

Singles: No. 1 Alex Angus def. H. Parvell 6-3, 6-1; No. 2 James Bachety def. M. Marshall 6-1, 6-3; No. 3 Jack Louw def. B. Acherman 6-0, 6-1; No. 4 Quintin Paton def. Z. Roban 6-0, 6-0; No. 5 Owen Stovall def. C. Zeng 6-1, 6-2

Doubles: No. 1 Angus/Bachety won by forfeit; No. 2 Kam Olin/Daniel Lange def. Duncan/Kackley 6-1, 6-0

Porter-Gaud 6, Hilton Head Christian 0: The Eagles finished up regular-season play and will await news of a berth in the SCISAA playoffs.

Singles: No. 1 Seth Pinosky def. Ben Likins, 6-1, 6-2; No. 2 Brant Fenno def. Cameron Clark 6-1, 6-3; No. 3 Cross Tolliver def. Alex Likins 6-2, 6-2; No. 4 Malone Virgi def. John Ziegler 6-2, 5-7 (11-9); No. 4 Foster Moe def. Tate Lucci 6-0, 6-0; No. 5 Connor Cragie def. Walker Wood 6-1, 6-4.

Doubles: No. 1 Pinosky/Virgi def. B Likins/Clark 8-3; No. 2 Moe/Fenno def. A Likins/Lucci 8-0; No. 3 Cragie/Tolliver def. Ziegler/Wood 8-3.

Hilton Head High 6, James Island 0: The Seahawks swept all six matches on the road, including a 6-0, 6-0 victory for Will Daniels at No. 4 singles.

The Seahawks (9-2) stayed unbeaten in region play at 4-0.

Hilton Head High returns to action on Wednesday, visiting Hilton Head Prep.

Singles: No. 1 Tate Steinhour def. Paul Wright 6-1, 6-2; No. 2 Mitchell Brockmann def. Ethan Bridges 6-1, 6-1; No. 3 Matt Oliver def. Hunter Seachrist 6-2, 6-1; No. 4 Will Daniel def. Tristan Lamano 6-0 6-0; No. 5 Steven DeVincentis def. Rafe Schwaman 6-1, 6-0.

Doubles: No. 2 Roman Battistelli/Ian Schenkel def. Wright/Maxwell 6-0, 6-1.

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