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High school football roundup

  • Wednesday, October 16, 2013

  • Updated Wednesday, October 16, 2013 1:38 pm

Andrews High School's Carlos Smalls has his eye on an interception during a 15-14 win over Kingstree last week. Cecil Murphy and Ethan Wright both had touchdowns for the Yellow Jackets, who improved to 5-2 on the season. PHOTO BY MICHAELE DUKE/KINGSTREE NEWS

The Yellow Jackets got rushing touchdowns from Cecil Murphy and Ethan Wright and held off Kingstree 15-14 last week. Kingstree ran nearly twice as many plays as Andrews and ran up 322 yards of offense. The Yellow Jackets only had 65 yards of offense. Murphy was the leading rusher for Andrews with 30 yards and the leading receiver with 16 yards. Wright was 5-for-10 passing for 41 yards. Josh Robinson had 14 yards. Andrews (5-2) hosts Lake City on Friday night.

Carvers Bay

Carvers Bay dominated Scott's Branch 66-0 last week. Raheem Dease led the Bears' offense with 78 rushing yards. Aaron Cochran had 69 yards, Hikeem Hampton had 40, Chris Carter had 34 and Josh Bolden added 21. Carvers Bay (6-1) hosts Hemingway on Friday.

Georgetown

North Myrtle Beach got two touchdowns in the first quarter and two in the second to beat the Bulldogs 28-0 last week. “North Myrtle Beach came out very strong and we didn't do a very good job of withstanding [it],” Georgetown coach Bradley Adams said. The Bulldogs only had 95 yards of offense in the game; the Chiefs had 259. Jordan Manigault was the leading rusher for Georgetown with 42 yards. DaeQuan Gibson added 32. Jalil Smith led the Bulldogs' defense with seven tackles. Davious Grant and Jordan Ward had six each, Manigault had five tackles and recovered a fumble, and Shaquille Bromell had four tackles. Seven games into the season, injuries are taking their toll on Georgetown. After a 3-0 start, the injuries began in the Carvers Bay game. Seven Bulldogs' starters have gone down since then, and leading Georgetown to drop three of four games. It's something Adams and his staff were worried about before the season started. “If we had any injuries at all, we knew what was going to happen,” he said. Despite the loss, Adams was pleased with how his younger players stepped up in the North Myrtle Beach game, and expects they will “rise to the challenge” this week. “We've just got to go out and coach them up,” Adams said. “It's a challenge for us as coaches.” Georgetown (4-3) hosts Socastee on Friday night. The Braves have not lost a regular season game since 2011, and have outscored opponents 316-89 this season. “They have a very good football team,” Adams said. “We know we're up against a huge challenge, but we're not going to back down.”

Waccamaw

The Warriors could muster very little offense in a 54-0 loss to Loris last week. Waccamaw hasn't won a region game since 2011. The Warriors (4-3) travel to Aynor on Friday night.

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