High School Football Week 1 Recap

High School Football Week 1 Recap

It was a full slate this week in high school football action as Week 1 is officially in the books.  Carolina hosted rival Southside on Thursday night to get the action started.  The Tigers (1-1) raced out to an early lead and defeated the Trojans (0-1) 47-14.

In one of the most exciting match-ups of the weekend, Hillcrest traveled to rival Mauldin as both teams kicked off their 2017 campaigns.  What started as a defensive battle turned into a back and forth shoot out in which the Rams (1-0) held on to win 28-25 over the Mavericks (0-1).  Mauldin forced six turnovers and scored on an interception return (51 yards) and a fumble return of 93 yards, but Hillcrest secured the victory when Will Watts found Steven Campbell for the go ahead score.

In The Dog Bowl, the Bulldogs of Berea ran out to a 22-0 lead over the Devildogs from Travelers Rest.  Berea (1-1) held on for a 30-13 victory over TR (0-2).

Eastside is making a name for itself in Coach Dan Morgan’s first year.  The Eagles are 2-0 behind their high-powered offense.  Payton Mangum returned the opening kick-off for a TD and QB Jordan Morgan added six TD strikes as the Eagles (2-0) defeated Riverside (1-1) 48-14.

Blue Ridge QB Jake Smith also tossed six TDs as the Tigers (1-1) knocked off Landrum 41-19.

After a slow start, Greenville put up 30 2nd quarter points to defeat Wade Hampton (0-1) 51-9.  The Red Raiders (1-0) balanced offensive attack got 142 yards and four touchdowns from RB Danyaus Williams-Byrd.

In other action, Greer (1-1) fell to neighbor Byrnes 42-7.  Irmo defeated JL Mann (1-1) 49-7 and Woodmont (0-2) lost to Palmetto 29-7.

Posted: 8/28/2017 | Author: Admin