The Whale Branch baseball and softball teams each advanced to their respective district championships in the Class 1-A playoffs on Monday.
In baseball, Whale Branch downed Hemingway 7-4.
The Warriors (14-7) advance to the District 8 championship at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Latta. They must win twice to advance.
Starting pitcher Ryan Green gave up just two runs on two hits, striking out 11.
Seventh-grader Sam Stewart was 2 for 2 with two RBIs, and Jamar Scott was 2 for 3 with a double and a triple.
In softball, Whale Branch took advantage of 12 hits and 25 walks to rout Charleston Math and Science, 31-10.
Olivia Walker earned the win for the Warriors (10-11), surrendering just one hit and one earned run.
Walker was 4 for 5, Karen Rivers was 3 for 5, Shanelle Webb was 2 for 3 and Autumn Moon was 2 for 3.
The Warriors play at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Johnsonville and must win twice to advance.
Barnwell 10, Battery Creek 5: The Dolphins (15-10) outhit Barnwell 12-9 but were eliminated.
William Powell was 3 for 4, Mark Hedrick was 2 for 3 with a double and Michael Jennings and Zack Mahan were 2 for 4. Mahan took the loss on the mound.
Hartsville 7, Hilton Head Island 6: The Seahawks (16-8) gave up the winning run on a passed ball with two outs in the bottom of the seventh after squandering a 7-1 lead.
Andrew Dill had a bases-loaded double in the fifth to lead the Hilton Head Island offense. He also took the loss on the mound to drop to 4-4.
The Seahawks (16-8) play Wednesday night at home against Midland Valley winner.
Lexington 13, Beaufort High 11: The Eagles (16-12) were eliminated despite three hits from Chelsea Welty and two hits apiece from Savannah Mullen, Mari Cook, Krislynn Coolong and Molly Clark
"I'm a little disappointed," Beaufort coach Doug Plank said. "This team had a lot of good ball players, we just didn't get it done. But everybody did the best we could, it just didn't fall the right way.
Airport 8, Hilton Head Island 0: Whitney Halley was 2 for 3 at the plate with five strikeouts on the mound for the Seahawks (6-13).
Beaufort Academy 5, Northwood 0: Drummond Koppernaes scored two goals, while George Sanford, Reyn Robinson and Clay Melville scored one apiece.
Ashton Guest had three saves in goal for the shutout.
The Eagles will travel Wednesday to play the winner of Spartanburg Day ang Kings Academy.
Region 8-AAA: Hilton Head Island won at Crowfield in Goose Creek.
Andrew Orischak was low medalist with a 74. All five Seahawks won All-Region honors.
Other Seahawk golfers: Travis Mancill 78, Brooks Dyess 79, Gavin Lindstrom 80, and Patrick Hall 84.
Team scores: Hilton Head Island 311, James Island 362, Berkeley 385, Hanahan 386, Orangeburg-Wilkinson 497
Region 8-AAAA: Bluffton won the region title behind medalist Alec Weary's 142 and his brother Drew's 153 at Miler Country Club in Summerville. Beaufort High finished third.
Team scores: Bluffton 617, Fort Dorchester 619, Beaufort High 630, Ashley Ridge 636, Summerville 647
Beaufort High: Josh Fickes 75-80--155; Matthew Campbell 79-87--157, Keaton Butler 81-80--161, Alex Porter 83-79--162, Chandler Parris 78-94--172.
Region 8-AAAA meet: The host Beaufort High School girls dominated the field events and relays Saturday to win the Region 8-AAAA girls team championship. The Eagles finished with 193.5 points, 40 ahead of second-place Summerville. Bluffton High School finished third with 91.5 points.
Among the region champions for the Beaufort High girls were:
Bre-Anna Heyward-White, 400-meter dash, 57.57
Tamara Shields, 400-meter hurdles, 1:07.84
4x100 relay (Savionna Glover, Monique Jones, Aaliyah Smalls, Tatiyanna Fripp), 48.91
4x400 relay (Smalls, Jones, Heyward-White, Fripp) 4:03.32
Glover, triple jump, 33-8
Jasmine Linnen, shot put, 32-9.5
Kaitlin Hamilton, discus, 104-9
Jackie Barnes, pole vault, 11-6
Heyward-White also finished runner-up in the 100-meter dash and 200-meter dash.
The Beaufort High boys finished in third place behind Summerville and Fort Dorchester with 124.5 points.
The Eagles boys champions were:
Michael Dickson, 200-meter dash, 22:18
Dickson, 110-meter hurdles, 14:41
Nathan Parker, 400-meter hurdles, 55.73
4x100-meter relay (Eric Blakely, Parker, Dickson, Malcolm Simmons), 43:08
4x400-meter relay (Simmons, Daquan Cason, Dickson, Parker), 3:21.60
Bluffton's Neil Blanken won the boys discus with a toss of 162 feet, 11 inches.
Region 6-AA meet: At Woodland, the Battery Creek girls got three individual champions and a winning relay at the Region 6-AA meet.
The Dolphins finished third as a team.
Daisj'a Cannon won the 100-meter dash in 12.7 seconds. Cannon also finished third in the 200-meter.
Zakiya Cobban won the triple jump with a distance of 36 feet, 5 inches and added a winning medal in the long jump, finishing at 17 feet, 2 inches.
Kimberly Vigil was region champion in the pole vault, clearing 9 feet, 6 inches.
Other qualifiers for the Class 2-A Lower State meet, which will be held on Saturday at Woodland, were La'Schirrae Morrall in the triple jump and 800-meter, Quamechia Morrison in the high jump, Lashae Milledge in the shot put, Theresa Anderson in the 200, Daijah Morrison in the discus, Shanice Pusha-Powell in the 100-meter hurdles and the girls 4x800-meter relay.
The Battery Creek boys also finished third overall.
Cleveland Hampton won in the triple jump, with a distance of 42 feet, 4 1/4 inches. David Partridge won pole vault, clearing 11 feet.
Raheem Cooper finished second in the long jump and Wendell Roberson was third in the triple jump. Robert Bowles finished third in the pole vault, Jonathan Whitt was third in the 100-meter hurdles and the 4x800-meter relay finished third to round out the Dolphins' qualifiers for Lower State.