HSBBB: Eagles hold off Bobcats, move above .500 in region

HSBBB: Eagles hold off Bobcats, move above .500 in region

Beaufort High’s boys righted the ship after a tough loss earlier in the week to bounce back with a key 71-63 home victory over Bluffton in Region 7-4A play Friday.

The Eagles celebrated Senior Night, and a pair of the honorees had huge nights to lead Beaufort to the big win. Ollie Holmes poured in a game-high 21 points to go with five steals, and Daniel Phares posted a double-double with 10 points and 10 boards. 

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Zyrin Odom also had a double-double for the Eagles with 15 points and 12 rebounds, and Michael Dennison added 15 points and eight boards. 

Nick Yanez scored 15 points and Jaylin Linder added 14 to lead the Bobcats, who were within one at halftime and kept it close throughout the second half but couldn’t close the gap. Beaufort went 12-of-13 from the foul line in the second half to keep the Bobcats at bay.

Beaufort (5-2, 3-2) travels to James Island on Friday. 

Bluffton (2-4, 1-4) hosts Hilton Head High on Tuesday. 

Photo by Gabriel Jenkins

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