Lowco HS Baseball Roundup: March 19-22

Colleton County picked up a big Region 7-4A win, and Hilton Head Prep and Hilton Head Christian Academy continued their hot starts to highlight recent action on baseball diamonds around the Lowco. Here’s the Lowco HS Baseball Roundup for March 19-22.

SATURDAY’S GAME

Battery Creek at Loris

After being blanked in the opener, the Dolphins rallied to take the lead late before suffering a walkoff defeat in the nightcap. Aiden Hovest gave Creek a solid outing before letting the lead slip away in the fifth, and CJ Robinson had a big day in the leadoff spot, going 3-for-6 for the Dolphins.

Game 1

BC 000 00 — 0 5 3
LOR 220 3x — 7 11 1

WP: Thomas Cox 4 IP, 4 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 6 K, 2 BB
LP: Gunner Hollingsworth 4 IP, 11 H, 7 R, 5 ER, 4 K, 0 BB

BCHS: CJ Robinson 1-3; Brandon Smith 1-2; Bradley Smith 1-2; Aiden Hovest 1-2, Matthew Hastings 1-2

LOR: Aiden Suggs 3-3, 3R; Jackson Huff 2-3, 2R; Connor Roth 3-3, 3 RBI, R; Cam Faircloth 1-1, RBI

Game 2

BC 100 20 — 3 6 3
LOR 200 02 — 4 5 2

WP: Jackson Huff 5 IP, 6 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 7 K, 0 BB
LP: Aiden Hovest 4.2 IP, 5 H, 4 R, 3 ER, 2 K, 0 BB

BCHS: CJ Robinson 2-3, R; Quade Matthews 2-3, RBI, R; Gunner Hollingsworth 1-2, R; Hunter Hollingsworth 1-2, RBI

LOR: Jackson Graham 1-2, HR, RBI, R; Aiden Suggs 1-3, RBI; Thomas Cox 1-2, RBI, R


MONDAY’S GAMES

Beaufort High at James Island

Eagles ace PJ Daley sat down the top of the Trojans’ lineup in order in the first but didn’t come out for the second, and James Island (11-1) used three multi-run innings to blow by Beaufort and stay unbeaten in Region 7-4A. Zach Talbert went 2-for-3 with an RBI and ate up five innings of relief for the Eagles.

BHS 001 100 0 — 2 5 3
JI 023 104 x — 10 7 1

WP: Owen French 7 IP, 5 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 10 K, 1 BB
LP: Zach Talbert 5 IP, 7 H, 9 R, 5 ER, 5 K, 4 BB

BHS: Zach Talbert 2-3, RBI; Hunter Rast 1-3, RBI; Hudson Mullen 1-3; Dominic Camacho 1-3, R

JI: Keillor Osbon 1-3, BB, 3R; Hayes Snow 2-4, RBI, 2R; Hogan Garner 1-4, 3 RBI, R; Tanner Beckley 2-3, BB, 2 RBI, R


Hilton Head High at Colleton County

Warren Hunter’s RBI triple sparked a three-run rally in the bottom of the fifth, and D Hadwin delivered an RBI single to tie it and scored the go-ahead run on a passed ball as the Cougars rallied past the Seahawks. Gabe Wolfe overcame some sloppy defense to limit the damage, and Cam Farnsworth retired all four batters he faced to close it out. The second game was rained out Wednesday and will be rescheduled.

HHIHS 003 200 0 — 5 5 4
CCHS 020 130 x — 6 9 4

WP: Gabe Wolfe 5.2 IP, 5 H, 5 R, 0 ER, 2 K, 2 BB
LP: Connor Wiendl 1.1 IP, 1 H, 3 R, 1 ER, 1 K, 1 BB
Sv: Cam Farnsworth 1.1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 1 K, 0 BB

HHIHS: Christian Stratis 1-3, 2B, RBI; Blaine Gregory 2-4; Reymar Matos 1-4, 2B, R; Brad Larson 1-2, RBI, R

CCHS: Grayson Cromer 2-4, RBI; Bruce Carpenter 1-3, BB, 2R; Warren Hunter 2-3, 3B, RBI, R; Cohen Crosby 1-3, 3B, RBI, R

Up next: CCHS (2-3) vs. Westwood on Friday; HHIHS (4-5, 1-4) vs. Battery Creek on Saturday


TUESDAY’S GAMES

James Island at Beaufort High

The Eagles jumped on Clemson catcher commit Hogan Garner for an early run and Davis Woods turned in a strong outing, but Beaufort couldn’t muster enough offense to salvage the finale of the two-game series with the Trojans. Logan Brutcher’s leadoff double led to a first-inning run, but Garner kept Beaufort off the board until the seventh and delivered a two-out RBI double in the third among his three hits. Brutcher added an RBI double in the seventh, but Keillor Osbon came on and recorded a strikeout to end it.

JI 001 002 1 — 4 8 1
BHS 100 000 1 — 2 6 3

WP: Hogan Garner 6.2 IP, 5 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 6 K, 1 BB
LP: Davis Woods 5 IP, 6 H, 3 R, 2 ER, 4 K, 0 BB
Sv: Keillor Osbon 0.1 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 1 K, 0 BB

BHS: Logan Brutcher 2-4, 2 2B, RBI, R; PJ Daley 1-1, 2B, R

JI: Hogan Garner 3-3, 2B, BB, RBI, R; McAndrew Mangan 1-3, 2B, 2 RBI; Jackson Reid 2-3, SB, R

Up next: BHS (3-8, 2-2) at May River on Monday


Hilton Head Prep at Colleton Prep

The Dolphins erupted for 11 runs in the sixth inning to break open a close game and close out a run-rule victory. After Gunnar Bonomo’s two-run blast made it 6-1 in the top of the third, the War Hawks scored four runs in the third to pull within one, but they couldn’t muster another run. Steele Burd blasted a leadoff homer in the fifth before HHP sent 15 hitters to the plate in the sixth. Landon Schwartz started and earned the win with two solid innings, while Payce Gartner struck out two over two scoreless frames of relief, and Connor Campbell retired the side in order with two strikeouts to close it out.

HHP 303 01(11) — 18 9 1
CPA 104 000 — 5 6 3

WP: Landon Schwartz 2 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 3 K, 0 BB
LP: Drew Murdaugh 0 IP, 1 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 0 K, 3 BB

HHP: Landon Schwartz 2-4, BB, 3R; Payce Gartner 0-2, 3 BB, 2R; Steele Burd 2-2, HR, 2 BB, 2 RBI, 4R; Phoenix Betancourt 1-2, 2 BB, 2R; Christian Bueso 1-2, 4 RBI, R; Gunnar Bonomo 1-1, HR, 3 BB, 2 RBI, 3R; Tristan Bonomo 1-3, R; Slaide Burd 1-3, 2 RBI, R

CPA: Cole Davis 2-3, 3B, 2R; Drew Murdaugh 1-3, RBI, R; Colton Daniels 1-1, 2B, BB, 2 RBI, R

Up next: HHP (11-1) at Ben Lippen on Saturday; CPA (2-6) at BA on Thursday


HHCA at Beaufort Academy

Jackson Lanier had four hits and five RBIs and Keene Reese added three hits and three RBIs to lead an HHCA lineup that put up multiple runs in four straight innings. South Carolina football commit Jace Blackshear pitched three strong innings for the win, and Kyle Scannell closed it out with two scoreless innings, striking out three and allowing two hits and one walk.

HHCA 026 44 — 16 13 2
BA 001 00 — 1 3 1

WP: Jace Blackshear 3 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 3 K, 1 BB
LP: Tucker Mickel 2 IP, 7 H, 5 R, 5 ER, 1 K, 4 BB

HHCA: Jackson Lanier 4-4, 5 RBI, 3R; Keene Reese 3-4, 2B, BB, 3 RBI; Matt Scarpa 2-3, 2R; Colton Young 1-3, BB, RBI, 2R; Matt Ballard 1-1, 2 RBI, R; Jace Blackshear 2-2, BB, 2 RBI, 2R

BA: Cody Dalrymple 1-2; Braydon Dineen 1-2; Tucker Scroggins 1-1, BB, R

Up next: HHCA (9-2) vs. Thomas Heyward on Thursday; BA (0-5) vs. CPA on Thursday


Battery Creek at Academic Magnet

The Dolphins dropped another game in dramatic fashion, as the Raptors rallied for three runs in the bottom of the sixth when Jason Ward hit a two-run go-ahead triple and scored on Cameron Thelan’s single to stun Creek. The late rally spoiled a strong start from Hunter Hollingsworth, who also had an RBI triple.

BC 100 300 0 — 4 6 0
AM 300 003 x — 6 13 0

WP: Marshall Fleming 7 IP, 6 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 11 K, 0 BB
LP: Hunter Hollingsworth 6 IP, 13 H, 6 R, 6 ER, 9 K, 3 BB

BC: CJ Robinson 1-3, 2B, R; Hunter Smith 1-3, 2B; Hunter Hollingsworth 1-3, 3B, RBI, R; Gunner Hollingsworth 1-3, RBI, R; Bradley Smith 1-3, 2B, RBI

AM: Jason Ward 2-4, 3B, 2 RBI, R; Cameron Thelan 3-4, 2B, 3B, 2 RBI, R; Marshall Fleming 2-4, 3B, RBI

Up next: BCHS (0-8) vs. Academic Magnet on Friday


St. John’s at Whale Branch

The Warriors couldn’t overcome eight errors and a 10-run first inning in a Region 7-1A loss to the Islanders. Casey Graham had a big night for St. John’s, earning the win on the mound and going 1-for-2 with two walks and two runs, and Josh Brown had a monster game at the plate for the Islanders.

SJ (10)54 — 19 6 3
WB 310 — 4 2 8

WP: Casey Graham 3 IP, 2 H, 4 R, 2 ER, 2 K, 2 BB
LP: Kai’Shawn Jenkins 1.1 IP, 4 H, 11 R, 2 ER, 1 K, 3 BB

WB: Freddie Lawton 1-1, BB, R; Allan Brigmon 0-1, BB, RBI; Keion Joseph 1-2, R

SJ: Casey Graham 1-2, 2 BB, 2R; Jay Rodriguez 1-3, BB, RBI, 2R; Josh Brown 2-2, 3B, BB, 3 RBI, 3R

Up next: WB (2-2) at Baptist Hill on Friday

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