The host team reached the finals with an outstanding showing, but May River took home the title at the 12th annual Coach Trap Duals on Saturday at Battery Creek.
The Sharks swept through their pool matches with a 3-0 record, then dispatched Waccamaw in the semifinals before beating the host Dolphins 37-33 in a thrilling finale to capture the crown. Billy Hall and Santiago Rueda each went 5-0 with five pins on the day for May River.
The narrow defeat didn’t spoil what was an outstanding day for the Dolphins, who also swept their pool matches and earned an impressive 60-24 win over Bluffton to reach the finals. Sam Degroat and Reilly Doray each went 5-0 for Battery Creek with each earning four pins and a forfeit.
Waccamaw beat Bluffton 46-30 in the third-place match, wrapping up a 2-3 day for the Bobcats.
May River hosts region rivals Colleton County and Hilton Head High on Wednesday. Battery Creek will be back in action Saturday at the Bobcat Duals in Bluffton.
Battery Creek 3-0
May River B 1-2
Bridges Prep 0-3
May River 3-0
Thomas Heyward 1-2
Whale Branch 0-3
Battery Creek 60, Bluffton 24
May River 66, Waccamaw 12
Waccamaw 46, Bluffton 30
May River 37, Battery Creek 33
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