Hilton Head High closed the gap, but May River girls golf edged the Seahawks by one shot to win a five-team Region 7-4A match Tuesday at Eagles Pointe Golf Club in Bluffton.
The Sharks fired a team score of 169 to remain unbeaten this season, but the Seahawks put together their best round of the year to get within one stroke of their county rivals. James Island (247) was a distant third, followed by Beaufort High (264). Bluffton had only three players and did not record a team score.
May River’s Kylie Bowes and Hilton Head High’s Alexia Milbrandt shared medalist honors, carding rounds of 2-over 38 to edge the Seahawks’ McKenzie Bradley by three shots.
May River (169): Kylie Bowes 38, Sydney Bowes 43, Hannah Harris 43, Robbin Zetrouer 45, Hailey Aipperspatch 50
Hilton Head High (170): Alexia Milbrandt 38, McKenzie Bradley 41, Bridget McMahon 45, Eliza Jane Coulter 46, Courtney Clegg 55
James Island (247): Vivian Nguyen 54, Carolina Chausse 56, Kianna Kroll 66, Virginia Rhell Smith 71, Tatum Sieracki 72
Beaufort High (264): Elissa Hooper 56, Grace Walling 67, Liza Sherbert 70, Angel Guerrero 71
Bluffton (N/A): Anna LaPour 52, Lucia Serratelli 52, Jennifer Richardson 54