HS Soccer: BA Boys Take Down JPII In PKs

Beaufort Academy won a penalty shootout to knock off John Paul II in a boys’ soccer showdown Monday.

After playing to a 1-1 draw in regulation, the Eagles beat the Golden Warriors 4-3 in penalties with Edward McCormick delivering the winning kick.

BA’s Jaxon Spratling and JPII’s Sebastian Laverde scored in regulation. It was tied at 3 after the five-round shootout, but McCormick came through in the sixth round to win it.

BA’s David Mathai made five saves during regulation and stopped two shots in the shootout.

BA (3-0, 1-0) travels to Cathedral Academy at 5:30 p.m. Monday. JPII (1-2, 0-1) hosts Hilton Head Prep at 5:45 p.m. Tuesday.

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