The Hilton Head Island High School girls tennis team took round one of its two-part showdown with Beaufort High School for the Region 8-4A title.
The Seahawks won 4-2 at Chaplin Park Tennis Center on Thursday in a matchup of undefeated teams. The rematch is scheduled for Oct. 10 at Beaufort High.
HHIHS (5-0, 3-0 region) plays in the Bishop England Tournament today through Sunday. Beaufort (5-1, 2-1) hosts Colleton Prep on Thursday.
No. 1: McKenzie Daniel (BHS) def. Emily Ruckno 6-3, 6-3
No. 2: Ariella Stepleman (HHIHS) def. Morgan Louw 6-2, 6-1
No. 3: Sydney Hall (HHIHS) def. Kirstin Stone 6-2, 6-2
No. 4: Madeleine Pollitzer (HHIHS) def. Sophie Bellomy 6-0, 4-6, 10-1
No. 5: Lucy Bruns (BHS) def. Danielle Silvan 2-6, 6-3, 10-8
No. 2: Ashton Grant/Pilar Kayser (HHIHS) def. Lucy Aydellette/Elizabeth Holloway