Battery Creek 3, Colleton County 1: The Dolphins earned the win (25-19, 12-25, 25-18, 27-25), coming from eight points down in the final game to prevail on senior night.
Sharea Walls had 12 kills and two aces, Tina Kwok had nine digs and three aces, and Vanessa Stanley had nine assists and a pair of aces for the Dolphins (8-13). Sarah Anderson added four aces and three kills, Macala Barnard had six assists and two aces, Nikki Hill had four kills and two blocks, Samantha Colleran had three aces and Sarah Rice registered two kills.
The Dolphins play a tri-match Thursday at Beaufort High with Fort Dorchester.
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Whale Branch: The Warriors swept a tri-match at Branchville, defeating the hosts 25-19, 25-18 and Ridgeland 25-7, 25-15.
Whale Branch's Vanessa Scott totaled 12 aces and five kills, Deborah Fields recorded 15 kills and six aces and Jamie Whalen had nine kills.
The Warriors return to action Thursday against Hardeeville and host Ridgeland.
Beaufort High: The Eagles suffered losses to Summerville and West Ashley. Summerville prevailed 24-26, 26-24, 25-9, while West Ashley earned a 25-20, 25-15 victory.
Against Summerville, Beaufort High's Alexia Neal had seven kills, and Janelle Berks recorded four blocks. Juniors Ashley Tillery and Amber Clatterbuck had 14 and nine digs, respectively.
Against West Ashley, Mykalah Smalls had six kills, Amber Gant added five kills and Tillery provided nine digs before leaving with an injury.
The Eagles (5-6, 3-2) host Battery Creek and Fort Dorchester on Thursday.
Hilton Head Prep 3, Hilton Head Christian 0: Prep swept their region rivals 25-14, 25-8, 25-12. Liz Buterbaugh led the way for the Dolphins with 19 kills and four blocks. Halie Parker added 11 kills, Mackenzie Brown had three aces and five digs, and Brooke Churchich set for 28 assists.
Hilton Head Prep (15-10) plays at Porter-Gaud at 6 p.m. Thursday.
Bible Baptist 3, Thomas Heyward 0: The Rebels fell to 5-4 in region play with a 25-21, 25-22, 25-20 loss.
Taylor Ernestine was 16 for 18 serving with four aces to lead the Rebels (12-5). Kayla Sanders went 12 of 13 on serves with three aces. Andrea Daring added three aces and five assists, and Jordan Brown had four kills for the Rebels, who play at 5 p.m. Thursday at St. Andrew's.
VARSITY GIRLS TENNIS
Hilton Head High 6, Berkeley 0: The Seahawks remained undefeated in Region 7-AAA, making short work of their hosts. Hilton Head High (7-1 overall, 5-0 region) returns home for a 4 p.m. Thursday match against Bishop England, looking to avenge their lone loss of the season.
Singles: No. 1 Sabrina Drammis def. K. Farmer 6-0, 6-0; No. 2 Brooke Busby def. A.H. Huxford 6-0, 6-0; No. 3 Logan Danzell def. E. Huxford 6-0, 6-0; No. 4 Megan Farrell def. C. Lamprecht 6-1, 6-1; No. 5 Kate Cram def. J. Funk 6-3, 2-6, 11-9.
Doubles: No. 2 Emma Stanton/Shannon Short def. Jackson/Washington 7-5, 6-3.
Beaufort High 6, Fort Dorchester 0: The Eagles improved to 3-0 in Region 8-AAAA with an easy win. Beaufort High (11-3) hosts Ashley Ridge today.
Singles: No. 1 Zoe Brais def. Maya Snype 6-0, 6-0; No. 2 Austen Stoddard def. Kim Bui 6-2, 6-2; No. 3 Dolores Bell def. AJ Johnson 6-0, 6-0; No. 4 Elise Dean def. Kelsey Barrineau 6-1, 6-0; No. 5 Katie Newell def. Miranda Cacco 6-0, 6-1.
Doubles: No. 2 Lexi Aulabaugh/Maggie Edwards def. Jennifer Tran/Jennifer Singler 6-0, 6-0.
Cane Bay 4, Battery Creek 2: Alexandra Mitchell won at No. 1 singles for the Dolphins, and Brittany Sanders and Beatrice McDonald picked up the team's other win at No. 2 doubles in a Region 7-AAA loss to Cane Bay. The Dolphins play another region match Thursday at Berkeley.
Singles: No. 1 Dakota Brown (CB) def. Stephanie Lee 6-0, 6-1; No. 2 Alexandra Mitchell (BC) def. Allison Hager 3-6, 6-4, 10-5; No. 3 Ashley Robinson (CB) def. Ayana Cobban 3-6, 6-0, 10-8; No. 4 Alex Thompson (CB) def. Kallie Brown 6-4, 6-2; No. 5 Kristina Barr (CB) def. Destinee Wilson 6-0, 6-1.
Doubles: No. 2 Brittany Sanders/Beatrice McDonald (BC) def. Megan Harbirn/Cierra Lore 6-3, 6-4.
Hilton Head Prep 6, Porter-Gaud 3: The Dolphins got a measure of revenge against the Cyclones for an earlier defeat, taking the first five singles matches en route to the victory. Eighth-grader Shannon O'Brien remained undefeated on the season with a win at No. 3 singles, and senior Maggi Colket avenged a loss to Lexi Steichen with a win at No. 5.
The Dolphins (7-2 overall, 6-1 region) play Bluffton High School at 4 p.m. today at Sea Pines Racquet Club.
Singles: No. 1 Allie Burak (HHP) def. Mi'kola Cooper 6-4, 4-6, 10-7; No. 2 Cameron Kriscunas (HHP) def. Annie Hay 6-3, 7-6 (3); No. 3 Shannon O'Brien (HHP) def. Carissa Steichen 6-1, 6-0; No. 4 Ellie Czura (HHP) def. Grace Robards 3-6, 6-3, 10-8; No. 5 Maggi Colket (HHP) def. Lexi Steichen 6-3, 6-1; No. 6 Anne Martin Skelly (PG) def. Katie Rankin 6-2, 6-2.
Doubles: No. 1 Cooper/Hay (PG) def. Burak/Kriscunas 8-6; No. 2 Czura/O'Brien (HHP) def. C. Steichen/Skelly 8-4; No. 3 Robards/L. Steichen (PG) def. Rankin/Colket 8-3.
Hilton Head Christian 5, Porter-Gaud 4: The Eagles notched their first win ever against Porter-Gaud, which fielded two teams on the day on Hilton Head Island. The Cyclones also lost to Hilton Head Prep.
Catherine Campbell and Kate Bennett played a big role in the victory, each winning in singles and then teaming up at No. 2 doubles to clinch the match.
The Eagles (2-8 overall, 1-6 region) play at Pinewood Prep on Monday.
Singles: No. 1 Maddison McNeill (PG) def. Monica Bundy 4-6, 6-0, 11-9; No. 2 Carlisle Williams (PG) def. Lindsey Lane 6-0, 6-1; No. 3 Audrey Bennett (HHCA) def. Catherine Ham 6-1, 6-0; No. 4 Catherine Campbell (HHCA) def. Mikala Cooper 6-1, 4-6, 10-8; No. 5 Kate Bennett (HHCA) def. Eleanor Wade 6-1, 6-1; No. 6 Ali Rucker (PG) def. Francesca Guidobono 7-6, 6-2.
Doubles: No. 1 McNeil/Williams (PG) def. Lane/A. Bennett 8-5; No. 2 Campbell/K. Bennett (HHCA) def. Ham/Rucker 8-6; No. 3 Guidobono/Grace Berrigan (HHCA) def. Cooper/Wade (PG) 8-6.
Porter-Gaud 7, Hilton Head Christian 2 (Monday): Kate Bennett and Francesca Guidobono won their singles matches in third-set tiebreakers, but those were the only wins the Eagles could muster in Charleston.
Singles: No. 1 Carissa Steichen (PG) def. Monica Bundy 6-1, 6-2; No. 2 Grace Robards (PG) def. Lindsey Lane 6-1, 6-1; No. 3 Maddison McNeill (PG) def. Audrey Bennett 6-2, 6-1; No. 4 Calisle Williams (PG) def. Catherine Campbell 6-0, 6-1; No. 5 Kate Bennett (HHCA) def. Catherine Hamm 6-2, 2-6, 10-8; No. 6 Francesca Guidobono (HHCA) def. Maddie Farrell 1-6, 7-6, 11-9
Doubles: No. 1 Mikala Cooper/Annie Hay (PG) def. Bundy/A. Bennett 8-1; No. 2 Steichen/Grace Robards (PG) def. Lindsey Lane/Campbell 8-2; No. 3 McNeill/Williams (PG) def. Guidobono/K. Bennett 6-1