Beaufort High girls tennis opened the season with a hard-fought 4-2 win over region rival Bluffton on Tuesday.
The Bobcats claimed victories at No. 1 and No. 2 singles, but the Eagles showcased their depth to sweep the remaining three singles courts and win at No. 2 doubles to clinch the victory.
The Eagles (1-0, 1-0) travel to Hilton Head Prep for a tough matchup Thursday, while the Bobcats (0-1) travel to Hilton Head High on the same day.
Beaufort High 4, Bluffton 2
1. Phelan O’Keefe (BLHS) def. Cypress Daniels 7-6, 6-0
2. Ellory Pruitt (BLHS) def. Caroline Louw 6-5, 6-2
3. Anson Daniel (BHS) def. Natalie Rizzo 6-0, 6-0
4. Madeline Contare (BHS) def. Julia John 6-2, 6-2
5. Elizabeth Holloway (BHS) def. Abby Stevens 6-0, 6-0
2. Gracie Cunningham/Juliana Lane (BHS) def. Olivia Boshaw/Reese Marcotte 6-2, 6-2