LowcoSports.com’s Justin Jarrett and Wes Kerr dish out the latest news from the high school basketball scene in the South Carolina Lowcountry each week on the Lowco Hoops Report. This week, Tacoya Heyward, the star point guard of the Region 7-4A power Bluffton Bobcats girls basketball team, joins us to discuss the Bobcats’ region winning streak and playoff hopes.
The Beaufort Academy and John Paul II boys basketball teams traded haymakers for three quarters Tuesday, but the Eagles’ edge in the paint and on the boards helped them remain standing at the end of a slugfest and escape with a 68-63 road win in a key SCISA Region 4 matchup.
Brandon Howard poured in 21 points, including a go-ahead four-point play in the fourth quarter, and Thomas Heyward boys basketball held off Hilton Head Christian Academy 46-39 on Tuesday to secure a crucial region win at home.
Every game has been a battle, but Beaufort High boys basketball is still standing tall atop Region 7-4A. Michael Dennison and Zyrin Odom posted double-doubles, and the Eagles took care of business at the foul line to hold off May River for a 74-66 home win Tuesday to stay perfect in region play.