Six area teams survived first round of the S.C. High School League basketball playoffs, and four of them will continue play on Friday night.
In the Class 3-A boys bracket, the resurgent Beaufort Eagles and All-State center Matt Garay will host Wilson.
In 2-A girls, the No. 2-ranked Ridgeland-Hardeeville Jaguars and All-State senior Ny’Jae Boozer will host Dillon as they look to force a rematch with Bishop england, who knocked them out last year.
Battery Creek’s girls will hit the road in the second round and play at Lee Central, while Whale Branch, an upset winner in the first round, will travel to Mullins.
In SCISAA, four area girls teams — Hilton Head Christian, Hilton Head Prep, Thomas Heyward Academy and Beaufort Academy — will open play in the state tournament in Sumter. The Eagles of HHCA will be a No. 1 seed.
S.C. High School League Basketball Playoffs
Class 3-A boys: Wilson at Beaufort, 7 p.m.
Class 2-A girls: Dillon at Ridgeland-Hardeeville, 7 p.m.
Class 2-A girls: Battery Creek at Lee Central, 7 p.m.
Class 2-A girls: Whale Branch at Mullins, 7 p.m.
Class 2-A boys: Mullins at Ridgeland-Hardeeville, 7 p.m.
Class 2-A boys: Timberland at Battery Creek, 7 p.m.
SCISAA State Tournament
At Sumter; admission $8 for adults, $4 for students
Class 2-A girls: (1) Hilton Head Christian vs. (4) Marlboro Academy, 3:30 p.m. at Sumter Civic Center
Class 2-A girls: (3) Hilton Head Prep vs. (2) Lee Academy, 5 p.m. at Sumter Civic Center
Class 2-A girls: (2) Thomas Heyward Academy vs. (3) Palmetto Christian, 7 p.m. at Porter-Gaud
Class 1-A girls: (4) Beaufort Academy vs. (1) Holly Hill Academy, 6:30 p.m. at Wilson Hall
Class 2-A boys: (2) Hilton Head Christian vs. (3) Greenwood Christian, 5:30 p.m. at Sumter Civic Center
Class 2-A boys: (3) Hilton Head Prep vs. (2) Florence Christian, 4 p.m. at Sumter Civic Center
Class 1-A boys: (2) Beaufort Academy vs. (3) Dorchester Academy, 3 p.m. at Wilson Hall