Beaufort High girls lacrosse got the job done in its season opener Monday, defeating South Effingham 14-5 at home.
Amyah Todd led the victorious Eagles with five goals on seven shots while picking up 13 ground balls. Annabelle Hooper delivered a breakout performance, scoring four goals on five shots and recovering three ground balls.
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Holland Perryman and Sophia Pellegrino netted two goals apiece, and Abbie Baise added one. The Eagles controlled the draws all night long, winning 19-of-21 on the strength of a perfect nine-for-nine from sophomore Neveah Wiggins.
Shelby Holstein made a pair of saves in net, and Morgan Wright recorded one.
Beaufort (1-0) travels to May River on Thursday for its first road contest of the season.
By Wes Kerr