Prep Roundup, Jan. 5: Thomas Heyward boys start region schedule with win

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Prep Roundup, Jan. 5: Thomas Heyward boys start region schedule with win

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Published Saturday, January 5, 2013   |  557 Words  |  

BOYS BASKETBALL

Thomas Heyward 43, St. Andrew's 39: The Rebels opened their region schedule with a victory, led by JD Tuten's 16 points.

Dylan Tillotson added 10 points and Davis Owens scored eight for Thomas Heyward (7-7 overall, 1-0 SCISAA Region 1-AA), which plays at Charleston Collegiate on Tuesday.

Hunter Ziegler led St. Andrew's with 12 points.

JV: St. Andrew's 26, Thomas Heyward Academy 16

Middle School: Thomas Heyward Academy 42, St. Francis 14

Pinewood Prep 61, Hilton Head Prep 55: The Dolphins fought back from an early deficit, but the host Panthers were able to hold them off in the teams' SCISAA Region 3-AAA opener.

Pinewood Prep took a 15-5 lead in the first quarter, but Hilton Head Prep (8-5 overall, 0-1 region) rallied to within two points by halftime, 28-26. Pinewood Prep led by four going into the final quarter and made its free throws to hold off the Dolphins down the stretch.

Randy Young led Hilton Head Prep with 12 points and 10 rebounds. John Eck added 12 points, Shaun Topper had 11 points and seven rebounds, and Charlie Wilmot had seven assists for Hilton Head Prep, which plays at Beaufort Academy at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Reid Radebaugh led Pinewood Prep with 15 points.

Bible Baptist 61, Beaufort Academy 49: Bible Baptist, led by Mulik Simmons' 18 points, pulled away down the stretch.

Preston Suber had 20 points and seven rebounds to lead Beaufort Academy, which trailed by four at halftime and had cut the deficit to two midway through the final quarter.

Finn Koppernaes added 11 points and 14 rebounds, and Conner Akers had 10 points and five assists for the Eagles (5-6 overall, 0-2 SCISAA Region 1-AA).

Beaufort Academy hosts Hilton Head Prep at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Simmons was one of four players from Bible Baptist to score in double figures. Keynnard Campbell added 15 points, Chad Boatright scored 12 and Aaron Stiney had 10.

JV: Beaufort Academy 34, Bible Baptist 26

GIRLS BASKETBALL

Woodland 34, Battery Creek 26: Ericka Alston had 10 points, and Elizabeth Ford and Brianna Tolbert scored eight apiece, but that was all the scoring the Dolphins could muster in Dorchester.

Battery Creek (9-3 overall, 2-2 Region 6-AA) hosts Bluffton tonight.

Jonetta Cobb scored 10 points and Tasia Hopkins had seven to lead Woodland.

Bible Baptist 51, Beaufort Academy 42: The Eagles rallied in the second half before coming up short in Savannah. Beaufort Academy trailed by 14 at halftime, but got to within 40-39 with about three minutes remaining before Bible Baptist pulled away.

Eagles coach Joe Matheny thought it was the best game his young team has played this season.

Miranda Weslake did most of the damage for Beaufort Academy, scoring 30 points and grabbing five of the team's 15 steals. Weslake, a junior, is seven points shy of 1,000 for her career.

Charlotte Delfosse added eight points, and freshman Anna Dyer had eight rebounds, four blocks and four steals for the Eagles (5-6 overall, 1-1 SCISAA Region 1-AA), who host Thomas Heyward Academy on Friday.

JV: Beaufort Academy 33, Bible Baptist 15

Middle School: St. Francis 26, Thomas Heyward Academy 17