Seahawk Baseball Invitational: Hilton Head Island High School put itself in good position to finish as the champion of its own tournament, knocking off Northview (Ohio), 13-3, on Wednesday.
The Seahawks (15-3) went down 3-0 in the first inning, but battled back behind solid relief work from Jake Kizer and 16 hits from the offense.
Kizer (4-0) replaced starter Andrew Dill and gave up no runs in five innings while striking out seven.
Storm Grisham led at the plate, going 3 for 3 with a double, triple and three runs scored. Cameron Stoltz was 3 for 4 with two RBIs, and Taylor Place went 2 for 3 with three RBIs.
In earlier games Wednesday, Pigeon Forge (Tenn.) defeated Warner Christian (Fla.), 10-0, and St. Francis DeSales (Ohio) defeated Northview, 10-0.
Today, Pigeon Forge faces St. Francis DeSales at 2 p.m., to be followed by Warner Christian against Hilton Head High at 5 p.m.
Bluffton 5, Berkeley 2: Morganne Parker went 3 for 3 with an RBI, and Courtney Smith had 12 strikeouts in throwing a complete game as the Bobcats remained undefeated.
Mikyla Houghlan added a triple and an RBI for Bluffton (14-0), which hosts Colleton County at 7 p.m. Friday.
Hilton Head Island High 7, St. Vincent's Academy 1: Kelsey Fitzhugh and Jessica Bonilla scored two goals apiece to lead the Seahawks to victory in Savannah.
Logan Danzell, Megan Farrell and Amanda Green each scored one goal, and goalie Lauryn Bush made three saves for Hilton Head High (15-2), which plays at Cane Bay on Tuesday.
Battery Creek 2, Ridgeland 1: Alan Escobar scored both goals in the win for the Dolphins.
Oscar Tierrablanca assisted on one of the goals, while goalkeeper Miguel Mejia made three saves for Battery Creek (7-2-1), which hosts Woodland on Friday for senior night. The girls game is at 5:30 p.m., to be followed by the boys.
TRACK & FIELD
Battery Creek: The Dolphins competed in a four-team meet at Ashley Ridge, winning five events and placing second in six others. Colleton County and St. John's also competed in the meet.
Justice Oliver led the way for Battery Creek, winning the long jump with a distance of 20 feet, 1/2 inch. He also took first in the 200-meter dash with a time of 23.86 seconds.
Gretchen Brown won the girls triple jump (33-10) and also was part of Battery Creek's winning 4x100 relay (50.69) along with La'Schirrae Morrall, Quamecha Morrison and Daisja Cannon. Alexis Miller won the girls' 3,200-meter run in 12:50.
Taking second place for Battery Creek were: Cannon (long jump, 14-7), Javon Livingston (110 hurdles, 16.77), Caleb Harris (discus, 119-3), Shakil Gause (shot put, 43-10), and the big guys and big girls relay teams.
Battery Creek is participating in the Drug Free Classic at Colleton County on Saturday.