Nick Bautista scored four goals and had three assists and Thomas Farrell had three goals as Hilton Head Island High upset second-seeded and defending state champion Fort Mill 12-8 Thursday night in the state 4-A boys lacrosse playoffs in Fort Mill.
The Seahawks (10-4) will face the winner between Wando and Academic Magnet in Tuesday's Lower State final.
"It was a season's worth of work really coming together and it was an amazing thing to watch," Hilton Head High coach Joe Monmonier said. "It was a great thing to see those boys do. There wasn't much coaching going on. It was all those boys."
Nate Jones had two goals and an assist for the Seahawks (10-4), while Justin Shaw, Brent Stringer and Alex Matousek added single goals. Ross Lovette had an assist.
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Madison Gayle had 17 saves in goal, while Justin Wan recorded a save.
"We had an excellent gameplan on defense and offense," Monmonier said. "Nic Beach did a good job controlling the faceoffs. We went up 4-1 early. were up 5-2 at the half, then 7-4, ... we kept control of the game.
"Jones and Bautista andd Stringer really controlled the ball and controlled the tempo of the game."
Wando was leading Academic Magnet 8-2 in the first half Thursday before weather postponed the rest of the game until today at 5:30 p.m.
The third-seeded Seahawks would host fourth-seeded Academic Magnet but would travel to top-seeded Wando.
Hilton Head Island High 9, Corbin, Ky. 0: Storm Grisham was 3 for 4 with his first homer of the season, a solo shot, three RBIs and three runs to lead the Seahawks.
Kevin Hickey (1-0) pitched four innings, striking out five, for the win before Taylor Place pitched the final three innings. The Seahawks (12-3) host Pigeon Forge, Tenn., at 4 p.m. Monday before taking on St. Francis (Ohio) at 7 p.m.
Porter-Gaud 2, Hilton Head Prep 0: Noah Sulek had 12 saves in goal in place of Zen Wiggins, who suffered a concussion last week. The Dolphins (6-3, 1-2) play at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Orangeburg Prep.
Beaufort Academy 2, St. Andrew's 1: Jack and Billy Dailey each scored a goal and George Sanford had an assist for the Eagles (3-5-2, 2-1), who host Trinity Collegiate on Friday, April 20.
Hilton Head Island High 2, Chattahoochee, Ga. 1: Alvaro Aguilar and Ruben Romero scored for Hilton Head High, while Mike Ritterbeck made two saves in goal.
The Seahawks (4-3) host North Gwinnett at 9 a.m. Saturday.
Fort Mill 4, Beaufort High 2: Jillian DaMude and Katelin Miller scored for the Eagles and Carson Moore had six saves in goal.
Beaufort High (3-8, 2-0) faces North Gwinnett at 11 a.m. Saturday at Hilton Head High.
Hilton Head Island High 4, Chattahoochee, Ga. 0: Emily Crick scored twice and Amanda Green and Faith Lifeer each added single goals for the Seahawks.
Lauryn Bush recorded the shutout in goal for Hilton Head High (14-1), which hosts Stratford Academy (Ga.) at 1 p.m. Saturday.
Beaufort Academy 8, St. Andrew's 0: Eighth-grader Mary Alice Strohmeyer scored three goals to help send the Eagles into spring break with an easy region win.
Miranda Weslake added two goals, and Brynna Ferry, Katie Gay and eighth-grader Allison Alvarez scored one apiece. Charlotte Delfosse had two saves in the shutout.
Beaufort Academy (6-4 overall, 3-0 SCISAA Region 1-AA) is off until April 20 against Trinity Collegiate.