HS BSB: Beaufort beats up on Seahawks to complete region sweep

Rhogue Wallace shined at the plate with three extra-base hits, and Beaufort High rolled past visiting Hilton Head High 9-2 on Wednesday to finish off the two-game sweep of the Seahawks. 

The Eagles got on the board first in the bottom of the second inning, as Zach Talbert crushed a solo home run to left field. Hilton Head High answered back in the fourth with a pair of bases-loaded walks to take a 2-1 lead, but it was all Beaufort the rest of the way, scoring eight unanswered runs to complete the series sweep. 

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Wes Graves notched the victory on the hill, allowing just two runs in 5 2-3 innings and racking up six strikeouts, while Chase McKelvey took care of the final four outs. 

Wallace delivered another terrific outing, going 3-for-4 in the cleanup spot with two doubles and a triple alongside a pair of RBIs. Oliver Holmes, Colin Peterson, and Talbert all collected two hits each for an impressive Eagle offense. Jackson Philpot led Hilton Head High with a 2-for-4 night. 

Beaufort High (6-5, 4-2) battles Oceanside Collegiate at home Saturday.

Hilton Head High (8-8, 4-4) hosts May River in a key Region 7-4A matchup Friday. 

By Wes Kerr

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