HSFB: Beaufort High Claws Cougars, Claims No. 2 Seed

Beaufort High clinched a home playoff game with a 34-13 win over visiting Colleton County on Friday.

Jeffrey Smyth threw two touchdown passes and caught a TD pass, and James Dagin added two scores on the ground to lead the Eagles to their second consecutive win.

Smyth connected with William Winburn for an 8-yard TD pass to open the scoring, and Dagin scored from 5 yards out to make it 14-0 at halftime. After the Cougars pulled within 14-7, Reed Reichel threw a 2-yard TD pass to Smyth on a trick play, and Smyth tossed a 31-yard TD to Will Kelley to put the Eagles up 28-7.

Colleton County cut it to 28-13, but Dagin’s 7-yard TD run sealed the win.

The Eagles (5-5, 2-1) will host either Brookland-Cayce or South Aiken in the first round of the Class 4A playoffs Nov. 9.

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