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Prep Roundup, April 29: Thomas Heyward advances in SCISAA baseball playoffs

sports@islandpacket.comApril 30, 2014 


Thomas Heyward Academy 16, Williamsburg Academy 4 (5 innings): The Rebels dominated Game 3 of their playoff series, pounding the home team in five innings to advance to the SCISAA quarterfinals.

Connor Driscoll got the win, allowing two earned runs in four innings. He also had one of the Rebels' 16 hits drove in two runs and scored three times.

Blake Bannon and Brodie Ethridge each had three hits to lead the offense. Seth Jones and Evan Duncan each had two hits and three RBIs, Anthony Sanders had a pair of hits and scored three runs, and Micheal Humbert had two hits and two RBIs.

The Rebels (13-6) will play a doubleheader at Robert E. Lee at 4 p.m. Friday. The quarterfinals are also a best-of-three series.


Hilton Head Christian Academy 3, Hilton Head Prep 2 (OT): Audrey Bensch's second goal of the game with about 2 minutes remaining in the first overtime lifted the Eagles.

Alyssa Lane had a second-half goal for Hilton Head Christian (12-4, 10-1 SCISAA Region 3-AAA).

The Eagles will look to lock up the region title when Ashley Hall visits on Friday for Senior Night.

Charlotte Covington and Megan Frederick scored for Hilton Head Prep.

The Dolphins held a 2-1 lead late in the game before the Christian Academy scored to tie it.

The game was much closer than their last meeting, which Hilton Head Christian won 7-1.

Hilton Head Prep (6-11 overall, 4-7 region) closes the regular season on Thursday, hosting Porter-Gaud.

Wade Hampton 4, Battery Creek 2: Taniqua Mungin scored two goals and goalkeeper Taylor Jones made 17 saves, but it wasn't enough to lift the Dolphins.

Battery Creek (6-4) hosts Whale Branch on Friday.


Hilton Head Island High 13, Orangeburg-Wilkinson 0: Eneo Torres scored four goals, while Rolando Rico, Jake Hoffman and Coben Barrientos each had three goals to lead the Seahawks in a rout.

Goalkeeper Christian Santiago recorded the shutout without needing to make a save.

Hilton Head High (8-7 overall, 4-3 Region 8-AAA) returns to action at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Stall.

Summerville 4, Bluffton 1: Clay Torlina scored the only goal for the Bobcats.

Bluffton (13-5 overall, 5-3 Region 8-AAAA) will try to bounce back Friday at Fort Dorchester.

JV: Bluffton 4, Summerville 0

Ashley Ridge 2, Beaufort High 0: The Eagles fell to 2-6 in Region 8-AAAA with the loss.

Beaufort High (6-10-1) will hold its senior night at 7 p.m. Friday, hosting Colleton County.


Hilton Head Island High 6, Hanahan 0: The Seahawks swept six matches from an opponent for the 11th time this season.

Hilton Head High improved to 13-2 overall and 7-0 in Region 7-AAA ahead of Thursday's regular-season finale at Berkeley.

Singles: No. 1 -- Tate Steinour def. Nick Briggs 6-0, 6-0; No. 2 Mitchell Brockmann def. Lane Vincent 6-0, 6-0; No. 3 -- Brad Malool def. Sotea Bong 6-1, 6-0; No. 4 -- Roman Battistelli def. Tyler Holsberg 6-1, 6-3; No. 5 -- Sam Rothwell def, Jacob McGrane 6-2, 6-0

Doubles: No. 2 -- Andrew Rhine/PJ Peter def. Mack Myer/Tristan Mincey 6-1, 6-3


Hilton Head Island High, Whale Branch: Andrew Orischak shot a 32 to lead Hilton Head High's "A" squad to a 149 total in a match at Bear Creek.

Clayton Mancill led the Seahawks' "B" team with a 41.

Michael Dantzler shot a 43 to lead the way for Whale Branch, which finished with a 219 total.

Hilton Head Island High "A" 149 -- Andrew Orischak 32, Travis Mancill 39, Gavin Lindstrom 38, Brooks Dyess 42, Patrick Hall 40

Hilton Head Island High "B" 169 -- Clayton Mancill 41, Charles Farrell 43, Drew Hall 43, Brenden Fick 44, Skylar McDaniel 42

Whale Branch 219 -- Michael Dantzler 43, Justin Rhode 59, Austin Holbrook 66, Evan Reier 51

Orangeburg-Wilkinson 246 -- Marcus Hampton 57, DeQuan Prezzy 65, Nathaniel Rickedberger 62, James Lewis 63, Jelani Nichols 64

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