Prep roundup, Dec. 30: Hilton Head Island girls second at Heathwood Hall

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Prep roundup, Dec. 30: Hilton Head Island girls second at Heathwood Hall

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Published Sunday, December 30, 2012   |  609 Words  |  

The Hilton Head Island girls basketball team was stopped short of a championship, losing to host Heathwood Hall, 66-39, in the final of the Home Pest Control Holiday Classic in Columbia.

The Seahawks (9-4) were led by Americal Jenkins with 14 points. Zion Campbell added 11, and Lauryn Bush scored six. Jenkins and Bush were named to the all-tounrmanent team.

Heathwood Hall was led by junior A'ja Wilson with 32.

Hilton Head Island plays Friday at Beaufort High.

Crestwood 37, Battery Creek 31: Daisja Cannon and Erica Austin led the way for the Battery Creek with 11 points apiece, but the Dolphins (9-3) fell short in the championship game of the Lake Marion Invitational.

Keanua Williams led Crestwood (10-5) with 14 points, while Daniquia Lewis scored 12.

The Dolphins play at Woodland on Friday.

Burke 53, Beaufort High 41: Jordan Fields led the Eagles with 17 points, six steals and was named to the all-tournament team as Beaufort High finished fourth at the Carolina Invitational at St. John's High School in Charleston.

Mattie Hibbs added eight points, and Jasmine Linnen grabbed 11 rebounds for the Eagles (1-9), who host Hilton Head Island on Friday.

Orangeburg Prep 39, Thomas Heyward 30 (Friday): Sparked by Elizabeth Rheney's game-high 15 points and a suffocating defense, the Indians reclaimed the Orangeburg Prep Holiday Classic title lost last year to the Rebels and avenged another tournament loss to Thomas Heyward in November.

After going scoreless through the first five minutes of the fourth quarter, Thomas Heyward rallied to within three points with less than two minutes left. Breille Jungblut led the comeback charge with 11 points.

But the Indians finished the victory by hitting 4 of 6 free throws and not allowing another point.

Jamie Malphrus scored 10, and Chandler Cox added seven for the Rebels. Jungblut and Malphrus were named to the all-tournament team.


Hilton Head High 35, Heathwood Hall 28: The Seahawks were held scoreless in the first quarter but managed to come back and take a 12-10 halftime lead and go on to victory over host Heathwood hall (5-5) to finish third at the Home Pest Control Holiday Classic in Columbia.

Aaron Frazier scored a team-high 18 for the Seahawks (7-6), 11 in the fourth quarter, and was named to the all-tournament team. Michael Julian added 10 points and seven rebounds.

Hilton Head Island's Chris MacMurray held Highlanders star Bradley Singleton to just five points after he scored 18 and 25 his first two games of the tournament.

The Seahawks play Friday at Beaufort High.

Beaufort High 56, Burke 50: Adonis Grant scored 19 and Thomas Parker added 16 to lead the Eagles (9-1) to a win and a third-place finish in the Modie Risher Tournament in Charleston.

Jaron Mack and Lamont Fripp each added six points for the Eagles who were short three starters for the tournament.

The Eagles host Hilton Head Island on Friday and Ridgeland-Hardeeville on Saturday.

Orangeburg Prep 59, Thomas Heyward 40 (Friday): Orangeburg Prep (9-4) rallied from a six-point deficit early in the second quarter to take control and win the championship of the Orangeburg Prep Holiday Classic.

Tournament MVP Davanian Murray led the Indians with 19 points and Paul Trimmier added 12 as OPS led by as many as 24 in the fourth quarter.

Zack Newton, Davis Owens and Dylan Tillotson each scored eightt to lead the Rebels. Seth Jones and J.D. Tuten added six apiece. Owens and Jones were named to the all-tournament team.