Celebrating the Lowcountry’s state champs for 2018-19
Hilton Head Christian broke open a close game with a big fourth quarter to defeat Memorial Day (Ga.), 42-20, on Saturday night.
The Eagles are now 1-1 on the season.
With HHCA leading 22-13 heading into the fourth, the Eagles scored 20 points in the final stanza.
Hayden Shinn threw four touchdown passes and also ran for one. Two of Shinn’s TD passes came in the fourth quarter.’
Jace Blackshear and JP Peduzzi each had two catches and Jackson Lanier had a running TD.
HHCA is at The King’s Academy on Friday.
Beaufort’s Belden wins Palmetto State meet
Beaufort’s Marlon Belden won the Palmetto State Cross Country Festival on Saturday in Columbia.
Belden finished with a time of 16:13, more than 30 seconds faster than the second-place finisher. Beaufort’s Maxwell Davis (17:19) was fifth. The Eagles finished sixth in the 15-team competition.
On the girls’ side, Beaufort’s Shannon Smith (19:46) was second and Charlize Antia (20:27) was fourth to help the Eagles with a seventh-place finish.