HS GOLF: Saylor takes medalist honors, but Eagles edge Bobcats

Beaufort High boys golf held off a strong challenge from medalist Jones Saylor and Bluffton for a three-shot win over their Beaufort County rivals Thursday at the Golf Club at Pleasant Point.

The Eagles posted a team score of 162 to edge the upstart Bobcats (165) and third-place Hilton Head High (170). May River and Battery Creek rounded out the field.

Saylor outdueled a strong individual field with an even-par 36 to earn medalist honors, edging Beaufort star Jerry Bruns by one shot. Bluffton’s Hunter Cofall and Beaufort’s Jack Lubkin tied for third with 39s, and Hilton Head’s Nolan Hawkins carded a 40.

Jack Sumner (42) and George Cooler (44) rounded out the winning lineup for the Eagles.

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