High School Sports

Prep Roundup, April 19


Beaufort High 5, Battery Creek 2: The Eagles' two seniors stood out in their final home game, as Ariel Promislow took a no-hitter into the sixth inning and Taylor DeLoach hit her first career home run to lead Beaufort High to the non-region win.

Promislow allowed just three hits and struck out 10, and DeLoach was 2 for 3 with a three-run home run that keyed a five-run fifth inning to break open a scoreless game.

"You couldn't write a better script than that for these two girls," Beaufort High coach Jay Gratton said.

Battery Creek's Lisa Miller and Tori Hill combined for four strikeouts. Hill, Alexia Cortez and Shaliyah Jones had one hit each for Battery Creek, and Emily Webb drove in a run.

The Dolphins finished with a 3-13 record.

Beaufort High (11-9) plays its final Region 8-AAAA game at Colleton County at 7 p.m. today with the winner clinching a playoff spot and the loser being eliminated from the postseason.

Azalea Invitational Tournament: Thomas Heyward Academy beat a pair of Class 4-A teams to win the Division 2 title at the tournament in Summerville.

The Rebels beat West Ashley 11-0 in their first game of the day, then shut out Stratford 8-0 for the title.

Ashlie Layman and Weslee Sewell combined on a one-hitter against West Ashley, and Brianna Kelnhofer, Brielle Jungblut and Andrea Daring had two hits apiece. Layman was 1 for 2 with a home run and three RBIs, and Jamie Malphrus was 1 for 2 with 2 RBIs.

Against Stratford, Layman threw her second no-hitter of the tournament, striking out three over seven innings.

Kelnhofer was 3 for 4, and Taylor Ernestine and Weslee Sewell added two hits apiece.

"They played like champions today," Rebels coach Bob Layman said.

Kelnhofer (8 for 17, five RBIs) and Layman were named to the all-tournament team.

The Rebels (17-3) host Colleton Prep at 6:30 p.m. today.


Bluffton 7, Battery Creek 0: Bluffton remained undefeated in Region 7-AAA. Spencer Sasko, Chris Davis and Aaron Newland won their singles matches without dropping a game.

The Bobcats (12-2 overall, 7-0 Region 7-AAA) host Wade Hampton at 3:30 p.m. Monday in a non-region match before wrapping up their region schedule on Tuesday against Hilton Head High.

Battery Creek plays at Hilton Head High on Thursday.

Singles: No. 1 Spencer Sasko def. Leo Ferlo 6-0, 6-0; Chris Davis def. James Partridge 6-0, 6-0; Richard Snyder def. Grayson Morgan 6-1, 6-0; Aaron Newland def. W. Ferlo 6-0, 6-0; Nicky Ta def. J. Wright 6-2, 6-0.

Doubles: No. 1 Etienne Horry/DJ Snyder def. Ferlo/Ferlo 8-1; No. 2 Adam Nickerl/Jared Nickerl def. Partridge/Nathaniel Cooper 6-3, 6-0.


Northwood Academy 6, Hilton Head Christian 2: Lincoln Fuller threw 6 2-3 innings and kept the Eagles in it until the seventh, when the Chargers tacked on three runs to seal the region win.

Fuller allowed eight hits and two walks and struck out six.

Alec Westmark was 2 for 3 with an RBI to lead the Eagles' offense, and Andrew Halley, Reese Dolyniuk and Kyle Roach each added a hit.

The Eagles (4-13, 1-6 SCISAA Region 3-AAA) play at home against Bluffton at 6 p.m. Thursday.

Battery Creek 13, Whale Branch 4 (Monday): Every Dolphins starter had at least one hit, with Aaron Salinas going 3 for 4 with an RBI and Hunter Higuet going 2 for 2 with a double and an RBI to lead the way.

Shane Goude threw three innings for the win, allowing one earned run on three hits; he walked two and struck out eight. Joe Fields struck out eight over four innings for the Dolphins.

Battery Creek (9-10) wraps up its season at Wade Hampton at 5:30 p.m. today.


Beaufort High 4, Colleton County 0: Andrew Settlemire, Augustin Arce-Ruiz, Christian Faale and Ethan Konoza scored goals, and Ben Carey had two assists for the Eagles, who remained unbeaten in region play.

Nick Manos and David Ardila combined for the shutout for Beaufort High (12-2-2, 5-0 Region 8-AAAA), which plays at Bluffton at 7 p.m. Thursday.

Bluffton 3, Battery Creek 0: Bobcats goalie Chris Sullivan made two saves for his fourth shutout of the season and converted a penalty kick for a score in the first half.

Osmar Moreno and Jhony Hernandez also scored for Bluffton, and coach Josh Fox cited Mallie Sprouse for his strong play in the back.

Manuel Mejia had 14 saves for Battery Creek (6-5 overall, 3-3 region), which plays at Beaufort Academy at 6 p.m. Thursday.

The Bobcats host Beaufort High at 7 p.m. Thursday.

Hardeeville 4, Ridgeland 0: The Hurricanes finished undefeated in Region 5-A play with a win over their rivals. Adrian Morales had two goals and an assist, and Alex Morales and Abraham Lopez added goals. Hardeeville improved to 6-3 overall and 6-0 in region play.

Hilton Head High 8, Cane Bay 0 (Monday): Manuel Medina scored five goals to lead the Seahawks to another Region 7-AAA win. Harry Santiago added two goals and Cesar Bazan scored the other for Hilton Head High, which outshot Cane Bay 33-6.

Conner Goulet got the shutout, making three saves against the 1-11 Cobras.

The Seahawks (12-4-1 overall, 6-0 region) host Beaufort High at 7 p.m. Friday.


Beaufort High 11, Colleton County 0: Kaile Vuyk had three goals and an assist, and Grayson Lambert added two goals and two assists to lead the Eagles to another region victory.

Amanda Conners and Allison Blake scored two goals apiece, and Sydney Boggs and Hailey Conners had one goal each. Austen Stoddard had two assists.

Kayla King and Carson Moore combined on the shutout for the Eagles (8-3 overall, 5-0 Region 8-AAAA) who host Bluffton on Tuesday.

Hilton Head High 8, Cane Bay 0: Julee Kuklinski scored twice, and Jessica Bonilla, Kelsey Fitzhugh, Carter Faulkner, Bridgette Noonan and Logan Danzell added goals for the Seahawks.

Hilton Head High (15-4, 6-0 Region 7-AAA) hosts West Ashley for a non-region match Thursday.

Pinewood Prep 2, Hilton Head Prep 0: The Panthers scored just beyond the midway point of the first half and used a counter against Prep's aggressive attack to add another goal late and hand the Dolphins their second loss.

"The girls showed absolutely no quit and kept pushing despite the two-goal deficit during the last 20 minutes," Dolphins coach Chance Cook said. "This was a physical, hard-fought game on both sides of the ball."

The Dolphins (9-2, 8-2 SCISAA Region 3-AAA) play at Hilton Head Christian at 5 p.m. Tuesday.


Region 7-AAA meet: Hilton Head High edged Battery Creek for the boys title, and Cane Bay took the girls title in the meet at Cane Bay.

Hilton Head High won the boys 4x800-meter and 4x400-meter relays, with Michael Brewer, Mackenzie Johnston, Aubree Bruce running on both relays. Jack Felix was the other leg of the 4x800, and Desmond Bonaparte was the other leg of the 4x400.

Boys team scores: Hilton Head High 135, Battery Creek 125, Cane Bay 114, Bluffton 72, Berkeley 42, Lake Marion 34.

Girls team scores: Cane Bay 149, Berkeley 132, Bluffton 100, Hilton Head High 77, Battery Creek 54, Lake Marion 7.

Individual winners: Hilton Head High -- Faith Lifer (1,600), Jack Felix (1,600; 3,200), Michael Brewer (800), Sara Manesiotis (3,200), Colleen Vaughn (pole vault); Bluffton -- Desmond Jenkins (100, 400 hurdles), Shawanda Stokes (long jump), Shannon Gadson (shot put); Battery Creek -- Jamario Williams (400 meters, 200), Justice Oliver (triple jump).


SCISAA Region 3-AAA meet: Host Porter-Gaud earned the win at Kiawah Island, totaling 307 to edge runner-up Pinewood Prep by three shots.

Hilton Head Christian finished 13 shots behind in third, and Hilton Head Prep placed fourth.

J.D. Lehman led the Eagles with 76. Teammate Chandler Vilcheck shot 77, Bryson Nimmer had an 81 and Will Miles carded an 86.

For Hilton Head Prep, Kyle Eichelsbacher shot 75, Tim Godshalk had 80, Geroge Hirsch had 84 and Russell Freed shot 88.


  • Bluffton 10, Battery Creek 0

  • Hilton Head Middle 7, McCracken 4
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