Up 4-1 in the first quarter, Hilton Head High School looked as though they’d punched their ticket to the state title game. Their aggressive approach on offense left Bishop England searching for answers.
Despite giving up nine runs in one inning, Hilton Head Christian turned back Faith Baptist Christian 16-12 in a Friday game that featured struggling pitchers. The teams combined to draw 19 walks, including 10 by the Eagles, who tallied 13 runs in the second frame.
The Beaufort Academy Eagles couldn’t overcome a hot start by John Milledge on Thursday. The Trojans scored three first-inning runs and cruised to victory, collecting nine hits along the way. John Milledge posted five runs in the fifth frame.
Hilton Head Prep’s Charlotte Covington knocked in five goals for the second straight game and Kierstin Clark, Cori Leonard and Kayleigh Washington also scored Thursday in an 8-2 route of Windsor Forest.