John Paul II used a strong defensive effort to claim another pivotal region victory Friday, winning 37-33 at Beaufort Academy.
Mark Knight led JPII with 12 points and eight steals, Jeremiah Young had 11 points and four assists, and Jackson Ogden added eight points for the Golden Warriors.
Elijah Fess led the Eagles with 18 points, while JPII limited BA leading scorer Dawson Coleman to six points.
JPII (11-10, 6-5) hosts a region game against Thomas Heyward at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.
BA (12-10, 5-6) hosts a non-region game against Andrew Jackson at 2 p.m. Saturday.