Hilton Head Prep 5, Hilton Head Christian 4: The battle of island rivals and SCISAA powerhouses came down to the final match, with Hilton Head Prep's No. 1 doubles team of Andrew Schafer and Juan Sheppard holding off Nick Bybel and Hampton Drake in a third-set tiebreaker.
Hilton Head Prep (3-1) had defeated Hilton Head Christian (5-2 overall, 3-2 SCISAA Region 3-AAA) by an 8-1 score earlier this season, but Tuesday's match was much closer. Five matches -- including all three doubles matches -- were decided by tiebreakers.
Hilton Head Prep plays at Porter-Gaud today, and Hilton Head Christian hosts Porter-Gaud on Thursday at Hilton Head Beach and Tennis.
Singles: No. 1 Andrew Schafer (HHP) def. Nick Bybel 6-4, 4-6, 10-6; No. 2 Hampton Drake (HHCA) def. Juan Sheppard 6-2, 4-6, 10-4; No. 3 Jared Woodson (HHP) def. Charlie Drake 6-3, 6-3; No. 4 Robert Loeb (HHP) def. Sam Trimble 6-1, 6-3; No. 5 Ben Likins (HHCA) def. Amit Kohli 6-2, 6-4; No. 6 Jack Kelly (HHP) def. Alex Likins 7-5, 6-1
Doubles: No. 1 Schafer/Sheppard (HHP) def. Bybel/H. Drake 3-6, 6-2, 10-6; No. 2 C. Drake/Trimble (HHCA) def. Woodson/Loeb 6-4, 2-6, 11-9; No. 3 B. Likins/Ziegler (HHCA) def. Kelly/Kohli 6-7, 6-1, 11-9
Hilton Head Prep 3, St. Andrew's 1: Aidan Hegarty, Colin White and Dylan Clark scored goals to help the Dolphins pick up a non-region win.
Will Peterkin had two assists and Logan Clark added another, while goalkeeper Noah Sulek made six saves for Prep.
The Dolphins (6-2) are back in action at 6 p.m. Thursday, hosting Porter-Gaud.
Beaufort Academy 6, Hilton Head Christian 0: Connor Akers notched a pair of goals and Bryce Mackey made four saves for the shutout for Beaufort Academy.
Billy Dailey, Mike Bhoi, Charles Sanford and Jack Dailey also scored for Beaufort Academy (2-5-2), which plays Thursday at St. Andrew's.
Middle school: Hilton Head Prep 5, Hilton Head Christian 2
Hilton Head Christian 2, Ashley Hall 0: Nicole Sicilia scored a pair of second-half goals off assists from Audrey Bensch to lift the Eagles in their final game before spring break.
Coach Ben Gerdts also credited sweeper Allison Meeder with a strong game for Hilton Head Christian.
"It was an ugly game and possession was at a premium," Gerdts said. "We played well as a team, moved off the ball, and generated goals with patience and intelligence. We needed it."
Hilton Head Christian (6-7 overall, 4-3 SCISAA Region 3-AAA) will have the next two weeks off before playing at Ashley Hall on April 17.
Stratford 3, Beaufort High 0: The Eagles dropped to 3-7 overall with the road loss.
Beaufort High goalkeeper Carson Moore made six saves.
The Eagles host Fort MIll on Thursday at Beaufort Middle School.
JV: Beaufort High 3, Stratford 0
Hilton Head Island High 9, Corbin, Ky., 0: Cameron Stoltz had two hits and drove in four runs, and Andrew Dill (1-0) earned the win as the Seahawks shut out the visitors from Kentucky on the second night of their four-game series at Hilton Head High.
The Seahawks (10-3) and Corbin play Game 3 at 7 p.m. tonight.
Porter-Gaud 2, Hilton Head Christian 1: Kevin Campbell went 2 for 3 and Alec Ambrosic added a hit for the Eagles. Luke Higgs took the loss on the mound for Hilton Head Christian (8-5, 2-3), which hosts St Andrews at 6 p.m. Tuesday.