Colleton County boys basketball overcame an eight-point deficit in the fourth quarter to earn its first Region 7-4A win Friday, edging Bluffton 57-55 on the road.
After losing its first three region games by a combined 15 points, Hilton Head High girls basketball appeared to be in for another fight to the finish Friday, but the Seahawks hit their stride after halftime and pulled away for a 47-22 victory at Beaufort High for their first Region 7-4A win.
Nick Field didn’t waste any time challenging his Beaufort Academy boys basketball squad with a busy early-season slate. On Friday night, his team was more than prepared for a difficult region road test.
They were off for three weeks, but Hilton Head Christian Academy’s girls haven’t missed a beat. The Eagles backed up their Georgia gauntlet success with a dominant region victory at home Friday, downing Beaufort Academy 86-54.
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It came down to the final bout of the night, but Hilton Head High’s Drew Vigh delivered with a late pin to push the Seahawk wrestling team past visiting Battery Creek 42-33 on Thursday. Each team won seven weight classes, but the Seahawks’ seven pins carried the night in a thrilling non-region matchup.
With room on their schedule after several forfeits, Beaufort Academy boys basketball was happy to accommodate The Complete Student’s request for a non-region game Tuesday, but the Eagles weren’t so hospitable on the court, as freshman Amarion Wilson broke the school record with 42 points and grabbed an incredible 22 rebounds in a 98-12 rout of the Swamp Rabbits.
May River’s young squad gave their crosstown rivals a fight in the first half, but Bluffton girls basketball continued its Region 7-4A dominance with a strong second half in a 45-30 road win over the Sharks on Tuesday.