THA boys rally to defeat Beaufort Academy

  • Bobby Payne scored 18 points in THA's win over Beaufort Academy. He's pictured here against St. Andrew's. Photo courtesy Thomas Heyward Academy

Thomas Heyward's boys basketball team rallied Tuesday night to defeat visiting Beaufort Academy, 56-49. The Rebels trailed 20-9 after the first quarter and didn't take the lead until the end of the third quarter.
THA outscored Beaufort Academy 18-12 in the fourth. Bobby Payne led all scorers with 18 points, including five 3-pointers.
Trace Lowther had 13 points and J.R. Patterson scored nine points. Zack Black had nine rebounds and four assists.
THA (13-6, 4-5 Region 4-AA) hosts Colleton Prep on Thursday.
The Rebels' girls (11-6, 3-5 region) lost to Beaufort Academy, 60-32. Alayna DeLong scored 13 points.