Prep Roundup, Jan. 23: Hilton Head Prep boys run past Beaufort Academy, 67-31

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Prep Roundup, Jan. 23: Hilton Head Prep boys run past Beaufort Academy, 67-31

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Randy Young scored 17 points and grabbed 14 rebounds to lead Hilton Head Prep past Beaufort Academy 67-31 on Tuesday.

"I think he was second in the area in rebounding coming in. The guys did a great job of getting him the basketball. Our ball movement was good, he flashed to the open spots and really did a good job," Prep coach Jerry Faulkner said. "We all did a good job inside tonight. Young didn't get to play much last year, but he has really come a long way. He's just got to be more consistent, but I think that'll come as he gets more and more experience."

For the Dolphins, John Eck added 16, Shaun Topper had 13 and Sam McCracken scored 10. Charlie Wilmot had eight assists and just one turnover.

"We've got six games left after tonight, We've got to take them one at a time. We understand where we are. We just want to get better everyday, and every game, have a chance to win.

Preston Suber led the Eagles with 10, while Finn Koppernaes added nine points and six rebounds.

Beaufort Academy (7-9) hosts Bible Baptist on Friday for Senior Night. Hilton Head Prep (11-9) plays Friday at Porter-Gaud.

BOYS BASKETBALL

Whale Branch 64, Denmark-Olar 57: Down 15 at the half, 31-20, the top-ranked Warriors (15-2, 5-0) outscored Denmark-Olar 25-10 in the third quarter and remained perfect in Region 5-A.

"The difference in the game was the third quarter," Whale Branch coach Linc Lyles said.

Simeon Middleton and Jay Abney each scored 15 to lead Whale Branch, while Michael Middleton had 11 and Denzel Daniel scored 10 and grabbed 15 rebounds.

Michael Middleton had eight steals for the Warriors, who play at 6:30 p.m. Friday against Branchville at home.

Hanahan 47, Hilton Head Island High 39: The Seahawks were outscored 21-8 in the fourth quarter, allowing host Hanahan to pick up its first win of the season in Region 8-AAA.

Hilton Head High (9-10, 1-4) led 31-26 going into the final quarter, but Hanahan (3-14, 1-4) hit three straight 3-pointers to start the period and take the lead.

Michael Julian had 20 points to lead Hilton Head, and Aaron Frazier added 11.

The Seahawks play at Berkeley on Friday.

Battery Creek 55, Ridgeland-Hardeeville 51: Yuneek Crittendon of the Dolphins led al scorers with 20 points and added three rebounds, three assists and three steals as Battery Creek earned the region 6-AA win.

Devontae Wilson scored 16, grabbed seven rebounds and had three assists for the Dolphins, while Raheem Cooper added 12 points and five rebounds.

Battery Creek (9-9, 7-2) plays Friday at Bishop England.

Hilton Head Christian Academy 43, St. Andrew's 33: Caleb Lewis scored 11 points and Zach Polk added 10 as the Eagles won a non-region contest.

Hilton Head Christian (9-8) plays a region game at Northwood Academy at 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Harrison Ziegler scored 10 points in the loss for St. Andrew's.

Bible Baptist 56, Thomas Heyward Academy 49: Keynnard Campbell scored 18 points to lead the host team to victory over the Rebels.

JD Tuten had 17 point to lead Thomas Heyward (8-11), which plays Friday at St. Andrew's.

JV: Bible Baptist 30, Thomas Heyward Academy 31

Middle school: Riverview Charter 42, St. Francis 16

GIRLS BASKETBALL

Whale Branch 68, Denmark-Olar 57: The sixth-ranked Warriors (13-3, 4-0) topped the No. 5 team in Class 1-A and took the lead in Region 5-A

"The girls played real well in the first half and picked it up even more in the second half, pressed them a little bit," Whale Branch coach Wilbert Bryant said. "I told them how important this game was, they bought into it and really took care of business."

Kemoni Jenkins led five Warriors in double figures with 18 points. S'Nitra Mack added 15, Kanyada Moultrie had 14, Sharrin Reed scored 11 and Jonae Riley contributed 10.

Tanasia Wright led Denmark-Olar with 26.

Whale Branch hosts Bluffton on Saturday.

Ridgeland-Hardeeville 52, Battery Creek 38: Ridgeland-Hardeeville won a key Region 6-AA matchup with Battery Creek.

Aaliyah Hill led the Jaguars (10-4, 6-2) with 21 points and Jayme Chisholm added 14.

Daisja Cannon led the Dolphins (12-7, 5-4) with 10 points, while, Ericka Alston and Tatyana Fripp each added eight. Cannon added five rebounds, six assists and eight steals, while Alston led Battery Creek with eight rebounds.

Battery Creek plays Friday at Bishop England, while Ridgeland-Hardeevile is at Academic Magnet.

Thomas Heyward Academy 40, Bible Baptist 35: Brielle Jungblut had 17 points, five steals and five assists to help the No. 1 Rebels hold off Bible Baptist and remain undefeated in SCISAA Region 1-AA.

Jamie Malphrus added 10 points and seven rebounds, and Taylor Ernestine grabbed 10 rebounds for Thomas Heyward (17-2 overall, 5-0 region), which travels to Savannah again on Friday to face St. Andrew's.

Alyssa Whitford scored 11 points and Akua Nelson had 10 for Bible Baptist.

Hilton Head Christian 55, St. Andrew's 27: Macee Tamminen led the Eagles (13-8, 2-2 SCISAA 3-AAA) with 14 points.

Andy Anderson, Ziarre Doe and Audrey Bensch each added 10 for Hilton Head Christian, who plays Northwood Academy on Friday.

Hanahan 40, Hilton Head Island 30: Hanahan (12-5, 4-1) won a key region game, breaking a tie with the Seahawks for second place in Region 8-AAA.

"We were tied at the half and had a terrible third quarter," Hilton Head Island coach Dave Greenberg said.

Lauryn Bush led the Seahawks (13-6, 3-2) with 14 points, and Rachel Friend added nine.

  • Middle school: Riverview Charter 23, St. Francis 8
  • JV: Beaufort Academy 16, Hilton Head Prep 15
  • WRESTLING

    Hilton Head Island High School: The Seahawks stayed on course for their Region 8-AAA title showdown with Hanahan, knocking off league foes Berkeley and James Island on Tuesday. Hilton Head High defeated Berkeley 44-25 and James Island 48-17 to improve to 4-0 in region.

    Going undefeated in the tri-match for the Seahawks were Brock Massey, Label Lewis, Hunter Massey, Thomas MacDonald, Trevon Rawls, Aaron Facenda and J.C. Graham.

    The Seahawks (27-12) host Hanahan -- also 4-0 in the region -- at 7 p.m. Thursday in a match to determine the Region 8 champion.