Beaufort High softball opened Region 7-4A play with a 14-0 rout of visiting Bluffton on Monday.
Essence Champion was 3-for-3 with a double, two homers, and five RBIs to lead the offensive barrage for the Eagles, who broke it open with an 11-run second inning.
Kristin Burke wsa 2-for-4 with three runs and two RBIs, Lillian Bearden was 2-for-4 with an RBI, and Kidron Martin drove in three runs.
Maliyah Hagan struck out two and limited Bluffton to three hits in the five-inning shutout.
Katey Ryan was 2-for-3 with a double for the Bobcats.
Beaufort (2-6, 1-0) travels to Bluffton for the second game of the series Wednesday.
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