High School Sports

Prep Roundup, April 12: Battery Creek boys lock up playoff spot

VARSITY BOYS SOCCER

Battery Creek 3, Cane Bay 2: The Dolphins clinched a playoff berth in Region 7-AAA with the road win.

William Lopez scored twice for Battery Creek. Riley Cooper had the other goal.

Manny Gonzalez, Jose Diaz and Christoprer Kokot assisted on Battery Creek's goals.

Manuel Mejia made four saves in the Dolphins' net.

Battery Creek (6-4 overall, 2-2 region) hosts Berekely on Friday with third place in the region at stake.

Hilton Head High 4, Berkeley 0: Robbie Iulo, Bennett Murphy, Will McCarty and Ruben Romero scored goals, and sophomore goalkeeper Connor Goulet made one save for the shutout in his first varsity start.

The Seahawks (10-4-1 overall, 5-0 Region 7-AAA) host SCISAA power Pinewood Prep on Friday.

Berkeley drops to 2-10 overall and 2-3 in the region.

VARSITY GIRLS SOCCER

Beaufort High 2, Fort Dorchester 1 (4-3 PK): Amber Gaither scored in regulation and was one of four Eagles to find the back of the net in the penalty-kick shootout as Beaufort High remained undefeated in Region 8-AAAA.

Hailey Conners, Grayson Lambert and Kaile Vuyk also had goals in the shootout, while Carson Moore came up big with a save on one of Fort Dorchester's penalty kicks.

Beaufort High (6-2 overall, 3-0 region) will host Ashley Ridge at 7 p.m. Thursday.

Cane Bay 2, Battery Creek 0: Samantha Colleran made 19 saves in goal for Battery Creek, but the Dolphins came up short in trying for their first region win of the season. Battery Creek (2-7 overall, 0-5 Region 7-AAA) hosts Berkeley on Friday.

Hilton Head Prep 10, St. Andrew's 0: Kathleen Blum scored five times and Tory Henrichs added three goals in the Dolphins' easy win. Hilton Head Prep (7-1 overall, 6-1 SCISAA Region 3-AAA) also got goals from Mackenzie Brown and Halie Parker. Goalkeeper Grace Anderson posted the shutout.

"We were extremely efficient tonight with our opportunities, and again did not allow a single shot on goal," Prep coach Chance Cook said.

The Dolphins play at Porter-Gaud at 7 p.m. Friday.

Beaufort Academy 5, Patrick Henry 0: Niki Ozburn scored four goals, and Caroline Fontenot had the other as the Eagles remained unbeaten in their region. Goalkeeper Charlotte Delfosse made five saves in the shutout for Beaufort Academy (10-1-2 overall, 4-0 region), which is off until April 21, when it hosts Battery Creek.

VARSITY BASEBALL

Stratford 5, Beaufort High 2: The hosts chipped away for the victory, scoring twice in the first and sixth innings and once in the fourth.

Austin Willis-Greene took the loss for the Eagles, going 5 2-3 innings. He gave up four earned runs and struck out four.

Kyle Dawson, Mark Jones, Tony Nolan and Mitchell Stewart had one hit each for Beaufort High. Dawson and Jones drove in the Eagles' runs.

Now 11-7, Beaufort High returns to Region 8-AAAA play today, hosting Summerville.

Northwood Academy 9, Hilton Head Prep 1: Pitcher Patrick Andrews set the Hilton Head Prep record for career strikeouts, but ended up taking the loss. He struck out nine and gave up one unearned run in five innings.

Marcus Hindall led the Dolphins' offense, reaching base in all three of his at-bats and driving in the team's lone run. Cole Gardocki was 1 for 3 for Prep (8-7 overall, 4-3 region), which hosts Battery Creek at 4:30 p.m. Friday in a non-region game.

First Baptist 5, Thomas Heyward 4: The Rebels held a one-run lead going into the bottom of the seventh, but First Baptist plated a pair of runs to give Thomas Heyward its first region loss of the season.

Ryan Day was 3 for 4 with a two-run double and two runs scored for the Rebels, but took the loss on the mound. He gave up seven hits and four earned runs while going the distance.

Joe Laycock was 2 for 2 with an RBI, Forest Richardson was 2 for 3 with a run scored and Will Richardson had a hit and an RBI for the Rebels (13-3 overall, 2-1 region), who host Bible Baptist at 6:30 p.m. Friday.

Pinewood Prep 14, Hilton Head Christian 5: The Eagles were only down a run in the fifth inning before Pinewood pulled away to keep them winless in the region.

Lincoln Fuller was 2 for 3 with a run scored. He took the loss, working 4 1-3 innings.

Reese Dolyniuk was 1 for 3 with a run and Alec Westmark went 1 for 3 with an RBI for Hilton Head Christian (3-12 overall, 0-5 region), which hosts Porter-Gaud on Friday.

VARSITY SOFTBALL

Wade Hampton 12, Battery Creek 5: The Red Devils paid back the Dolphins for an earlier defeat this season, piling up 20 hits en route to the win.

Tori Hill, Theresa Bishop, Alexia Cortez and Paige Holliday each had two hits for Battery Creek (3-10).

Lisa Miller started and took the loss, striking out two. Hill gave up five hits and struck out four in relief for the Dolphins, who host Lake Marion at 7 p.m. tonight in a Region 7-AAA contest.

VARSITY BOYS TENNIS

Beaufort High 5, Fort Dorchester 1: The Eagles cruised to victory, remaining undefeated in Region 8-AAAA. Beaufort High (10-4 overall, 3-0 region) plays at Ashley Ridge on Thursday.

Singles: No. 1 Malcolm Kates (BHS) def. Conner Clayton, 6-3, 6-2; No. 2 James Bachety (BHS) def. Patrick McCardle, 6-0, 6-0; No. 3 Hunter Pylant (BHS) def. Sam McCullum, 6-0, 6-1; No. 4 Julian DiPaula (FD) def. Anthony Williams, 6-3, 6-0; No. 5 Alex Angus (BHS) def. Dustin Wade, 6-3, 6-4.

Doubles: No. 2 Rohan Desai/Damonte Glass (BHS) won by forfeit

Hilton Head Prep 7, Hilton Head Christian 2 (Monday): The Dolphins cruised past their island rivals, winning all but one singles match and one doubles match.

The Eagles can avenge their loss Friday when they host the Dolphins.

Singles: No. 1 -- Jared Woodson (HHP) def. Ben Likins 6-0 , 6-0; No. 2 Aaron Cotton (HHP) def. Sam Trimble 7-0, 6-0; No. 3 -- J.D. O'Brien (HHP) def. Charlie Drake 6-3, 6-2; No. 4 -- Franklyn Bakala (HHP) def. John Ziegler 6-1, 6-4; No. 5 -- Amit Kohli (HHP) def. Tyler Hall 6-1, 6-1; No. 6 -- Ryan Cash (HHCA) def. Will White, 1-6, 6-2, 10-5.

Doubles: No. 1 -- Woodson/O'Brien (HHP) def. Likins/Trimble 8-3; No. 2 -- Mark Halseth/Collins Richardson (HHP) def. Cash/Justin Remegi 8-1; No. 3 -- Shane Judge/Neal Vaughn (HHCA) def. Sean Meyers /Angelo Carraba 8-7 (4).

JV SOCCER

Girls

  • Battery Creek 8, Cane Bay 1
  • Fort Dorchester 2, Beaufort High 1
  • Boys

  • Battery Creek 3, Cane Bay 1
  • MIDDLE SCHOOL BASEBALL

  • Hilton Head Middle 13, Lady's Island 3
  • McCracken 13, Beaufort Middle 9
  • MIDDLE SCHOOL SOFTBALL

  • Hilton Head Middle 18, Lady's Island 14
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