HSGBB: Heyward helps BA hold off JPI

Beaufort Academy’s girls used a balanced effort to hold off visiting John Paul II 38-25 on Tuesday. 

Tahleea Heyward led the way with 14 points for the Eagles, while Mike’Ala Washington added 10, and Shanese Bostick had eight. 

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The Golden Warriors stayed in it for most of the night thanks to a strong all-around defensive effort. Maddie Heathcott scored eight points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead JPII, while Taylor Michael added five points, and Caroline Gilmour had 10 boards and three blocks.

BA (9-5, 4-0) hosts Hilton Head Christian Academy on Wednesday in a matchup of the region’s two undefeated teams. 

JPII (4-8, 1-3) travels to Colleton Prep on Tuesday.

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