Wednesday, October 9, 2013
Andrews High's offense struggled to move the ball for most of the game last week, falling 30-20 to Lee Central.
“They had the better team,” said Andrews coach Scott Durham. “We didn't play well on either side of the ball.”
The Stallions jumped out to a 22-0 lead, scoring touchdowns on the first play of the second quarter, 1:20 into the third quarter, and on the first play of the fourth quarter.
The Yellow Jackets cut the lead to 22-8 with 9:48 left in the game when Cecil Murphy ran it in from 23 yards out and Ethan Wright scored the two-point conversion.
Lee Central recovered the onside kick and extended the lead to 30-8.
Murphy grabbed a Stallions' fumble and raced 70 yards to cut the lead to 30-14 with 2:32 left in the game.
After Andrews' defense forced a Lee Central punt, the Yellow Jackets got the ball back with a little over a minute left. Murphy had a 31-yard run and Wright hit Jaqwon Wright in the end zone as time expired for the 30-20 final.
“I don't think we were ready to play at kickoff,” Durham said. “For whatever reason, we had a weird look in our eyes. We did practice well, but I don't think we had the mental preparation we needed.”
Ethan Wright was 9-for-29 passing for 127 yards. Jaqwon Wright had 82 yards and Eleon Bruce had 27. Murphy led the ground game with 50 yards. Kalin Hudson added 27 yards.
Murphy has 63 yards on kickoff returns.
Andrews (4-2) travels to Kingstree on Friday night.
The Bears scored 32 points in the second quarter en route to a 60-16 win over C.E. Murray.
Devin Cuttino and Chris Carter scored the first three touchdowns of the game to give Carvers Bay a 20-0 lead. After C.E. Murray cut the lead to 20-8, the Bears went on a 34-0 run.
Carter got his second touchdown of the game; Raheem Dease scored on an interception return; Hikeem Hampton and Brandon Young scored; and then Dease scored on offense.
C.E. Murray got its second touchdown of the game before the Bears' Calvin Miller wrapped up the scoring with a touchdown.
Cuttino led the Carvers Bay ground game with 130 yards. Hampton had 76 yards, Miller had 73, Darius Carr had 43 and Dease added 18.
Israel Davis had 121 passing yards. Young had 62 yards, and Carter had 50.
Oneil Johnson led the Bears' defense with 10 tackles. Carr had seven tackles and an interception; Dease and Naquez Pringle had six tackles each; Young had five tackles and fumble recovery; Carter and Lewis Morant had five tackles each; and Cuttino and Norman Geathers had sacks.
Carvers Bay (5-1) hosts Scott's Branch on Friday.
The Bulldogs scored 21 points in the fourth quarter to beat St. James 28-20.
The Sharks got the only points of the first half on a touchdown with 55 seconds in the second quarter.
Halfway through the third quarter St. James extended the lead to 14-0.
Georgetown's Jalil Smith scored a 1-yard touchdown with 3:53 left in the third to cut the lead to 14-7.
After St. James scored again 11 seconds into the fourth quarter, the Bulldogs got three touchdowns in three minutes.
DaQuan Gibson raced 80 yards for a touchdown to cut the lead to 20-14, Jarvis Brown hit Marquez Drayton from 26 yards out for the game winner, and Gibson scored a 32-yard touchdown to seal the victory.
Gibson had 231 rushing yards. Brown had 23.
Brown was 3-for-12 for 82 yards. Javon Leake had 54 receiving yards and Drayton had 26.
Cody Floyd led the Bulldogs' defense with 13 tackles. Jordan Manigault had 11 tackles, Jordan Ward had 10, Leake had eight, Zaquan Collins had seven tackles and an interception; Smith had five tackles and forced a fumble; and Justin Reed recovered a fumble.
Georgetown (4-2) hosts North Myrtle Beach on Friday.
The Warriors traded scores with Mullins but came up short in a 36-31 loss.
After Jalen Simmons hit Rob Ferraro to give Waccamaw a 7-0 lead in the first quarter, Mullins scored on a long run to take an 8-7 lead.
Ferraro took a Simmons pass 45 yards for a touchdown with less than 2 minutes left in the quarter to put Waccamaw back in front 13-8.
Mullins scored the only two touchdowns of the second quarter to take a 24-13 lead at halftime.
Simmons scored on a 46-yard run in the third quarter to cut the lead to 24-19, but Mullins came right back with a touchdown as the quarter was winding down.
Jack Monroe caught a 49-yard pass from Simmons to cut the lead to 30-25 halfway through the fourth quarter, but three minutes later Mullins scored the game-winner to extend the lead to 36-25.
Monroe caught an 11-yard touchdown from Simmons with 1:28 left in the game.
Simmons was 6-for-11 passing for 151 yards. Ferraro had 85 yards, Monroe had 46 and Curtis Lawing had 40. Simmons had 83 rushing yards. Justin Holmes had 36.
Jabbrel Drayton led the Waccamaw defense with five-and-a-half tackles. Darnell Dadd had five tackles; Holmes had three tackles and a fumble recovery; and Tyler Davis had a sack.
Waccamaw (4-2) travels to Loris on Friday night.