Beaufort Academy shuts down St. John’s Christian, 40-0

Defense was the story as Beaufort Academy (3-4) shut out St. John’s Christian, 40-0, at home.

“That’s exactly what we wanted to do,” Eagles’ head coach Scott Richards said. “Play good team defense and get a shutout.”

Jackson Spratling and Michael Webb led the defense with 12 and 11 tackles, respecitvely. Both had five tackles for loss.

On offense, Cain Richards tallies 107 yards and three touchdowns rushing. Spratling added 46 yards and a pair of scores.

Alec Melville completed 3 of his 5 passes for 68 yards, including a 33-yard touchdown to Mac Griffith. Melville had 30 yards rushing, as well.

St. John’s Christian (0-7) remains winless.