Hilton Head Island High 54, Hanahan 43: The Hilton Head High girls clinched second place in Region 8-AAA with Saturday's win at Hanahan, securing a home game Thursday in the first round of the Class 3-A playoffs.
"Defensively, we did a great job for most of the game," Seahawks coach Dave Greenberg said.
Tiffany Banks had 14 points and three assists for Hilton Head High (16-8 overall, 7-3 region). Lauryn Bush scored 13 points, Savannah Reier had 11, and Americal Jenkins finished with 10 points and 17 rebounds. Rachel Friend added six points.
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Hanahan 40, Hilton Head Island High 34: The Seahawks nearly closed out their season with a nice victory, but they saw a late lead slip away at Hanahan, which finished on top of Region 8-AAA.
Hilton Head High (4-20 overall, 1-9 region) led 24-22 at halftime and had a lead with two minutes left, but couldn't hang on. The Seahawks missed four free throws in the fourth quarter to hurt their cause.
Hanahan (14-10, 8-2), on the other hand, made six free throws down the stretch to put it away.
Patrick Riley led Hilton Head High with 14 points.