Beaufort High blanked visiting Bluffton 10-0 in the opener of the three-game Region 7-4A series Monday.
Ethan Graham struck out eight and limited the Bobcats to one hit in the five-inning shutout.
The bottom of the Eagles’ lineup came up big at the plate, as No. 9 hitter Rhogue Wallace was 2-for-3 with three RBIs and No. 8 hitter Brendan Bowersox was 2-for-3 with two RBIs. Jeffrey Smyth also had two hits and two RBIs, and Luke Londono added two hits and an RBI.
Noah Simonsen had the lone hit for the Bobcats.
Beaufort (11-1, 3-1) travels to May River for a non-region game Tuesday before traveling to Bluffton for the second game of the series on Wednesday.