Favorite Beaufort, Jasper County school tourney down to 16

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Your votes in recent weeks have narrowed our list of nearly 60 area Beaufort and Jasper County schools down to the Sweet 16. Now Round 3 of our NCAA-like tournament continues through Sunday. Cast your vote at to support your school.

Highlights of Round 2 saw Bluffton Elementary and Early Childhood Center beat Michael C Riley Elementary by only one vote and River Ridge Academy narrowly squeak by Cross Schools.

Round 3 matchups include Bluffton High vs. Red Cedar Elementary, Beaufort Middle vs. Bluffton Middle, H.E. McCracken Middle vs. Lowcountry Montessori, Hilton Head Island School for the Creative Arts & Daufuskie Elementary vs. Hilton Head Middle, Hilton Head Island Early Childhood Center vs. Okatie Elementary, Port Royal Elementary vs. River Ridge, Hilton Head High vs. Bluffton Elementary and Pritchardville Elementary vs. Hilton Head Island Elementary.

The quarter-finals will begin Monday, March 21.

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