HSGBB: Balanced BA edges JPII in OT

Beaufort Academy’s girls picked up an impressive region win and earned at least a share of second place in the region with a 67-63 overtime victory over visiting John Paul II on Friday. 

Amelia Huebel scored 19 points and Mike’Ala Washington added 17 to lead four Eagles in double figures. Emily Ann Hiers contributed 12 points, and Tahleea Heyward had 10 for BA in its region finale. 

The Eagles used their balance to overcome a monster game from Tkai DeVore, who racked up 38 points, 21 rebounds, six steals, three assists, and two blocks. Abby Quinty added 17 points, four boards, and four assists, and Jasmine Hamilton had eight points, eight rebounds, three steals, three assists, and two blocks. 

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BA (16-3, 7-3) hosts a non-region game against Ashley Hall at 6 p.m. Tuesday. 

JPII (20-4, 6-3) hosts a region game against Thomas Heyward at 6 p.m. Tuesday. 

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