Another stellar season of football in Georgetown County

  • Friday, December 6, 2013

Chris Sokoloski/Times After winning only two games in 2012, Andrews High’s football team won seven, including a playoff game, in 2013. CHRIS SOKOLOSKI/TIMES

Georgetown County's four high school football teams won 29 games this season and lost 19.
Three – Carvers Bay, Andrews, and Waccamaw – went to the playoffs, with the Bears making it all the way to the Class A state championship.
Here's a wrapup of the season stats:

Carvers Bay

The Bears were 12-2, with regular season wins over Johnsonville (21-14), St. John's (40-0), Georgetown (22-14), St. James (39-6), C.E. Murray (60-16), Scott's Branch (65-0), Hemingway (12-0), East Clarendon (46-14), and Timmonsville (20-0), playoff wins over Baptist Hill (48-20), Estill (20-12) and Allendale-Fairfax (26-14), a regular season loss to Andrews (18-8), and a loss to Christ Church (28-21) in the Class A state championship game.
Devin Cuttino led the Bears rushing attack with 1,320 yards. Hikeem Hampton had 609 yards, Lewis Morant had 409, Chris Carter had 375, Terry Bromell had 319, Aaron Cochran had 278, Raheem Dease had 224, and Israel Davis had 209.
Davis passed for 545 yards. Brandon Young was the leading receiver with 264 yards. Carter had 155 and Oneil Johnson had 87.
On special teams, Hampton had 683 yards on kickoff returns and 366 yards on punt returns. Cuttino had 292 on kickoff returns and Carter had 104.
Naquez Pringle and Johnson led the Carvers Bay defense. Pringle had 82 tackles, six sacks, and a fumble recovery. Johnson had 81 tackles, two-and-a-half sacks, one interception and a fumble recovery.
Dease had 76 tackles, three sacks and two interceptions; Darius Carr had 70 tackles, one sack, one interception and two fumble recoveries; Carter had 54 tackles, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery; Morant had 46 tackles, two sacks, one interception and one fumble recovery; Marquiese Goss had 36 tackles and two sacks; Trevor DeKine had 35 tackles, one sack and one forced fumble; Cuttino had 32 tackles, seven sacks, two forced fumbles and one fumble recovery; Hampton had 30 tackles, three interceptions and a fumble recovery; Tyrell Richard had 30 tackles and one interception; Young had five sacks; Kelvin Waites had one interception and one fumble recovery; Terrence Richard, Molik Reed, Spencer Owens and Calvin Miller had fumble recoveries; and Norman Geathers had one sack.


The Yellow Jackets went 7-5, with regular season wins over St. James (20-14), Carvers Bay (18-8), C.E. Murray (34-18), Stall (26-21), Kingstree (15-14), Lake City (16-14), a playoff win over Calhoun County (42-14), regular season losses to Georgetown (28-6), Lee Central (30-20), Timberland (42-14) and Lake Marion (39-13) and a playoff loss to Bishop England (30-0).
Kalin Hudson and William Lewis led the Andrews' rushing attack. Hudson had 471 yards and two touchdowns. He averaged 4.9 yards per carry. Lewis had 461 yards and four touchdowns. He averaged 6.6. yards per carry.
Carlos Smalls had 335 yards and six touchdowns, Cecil Murphy had 242 yards and four touchdowns, Ethan Wright had 162 yards and six touchdowns, Leon Davis had 161 yards, and Maleek Johnson had 160 yards and one touchdown.
Wright was 65-for-161 passing for 725 yards, five touchdowns and seven interceptions.
Jaqwon Wright was the leading receiver with 376 yards and three touchdowns. Josh Robinson had 209 yards and two touchdowns, and Eleon Bruce had 104 yards.
C.J. Bone led the Andrews defense with 91 tackles. Victor Mention had 57 tackles, two sacks and a forced fumble; Destin Miller had 36 tackles; Nick Altman had 30-and-a-half tackles, two-and-a-half sacks and one forced fumble; Daniel Jones had 30 tackles and five forced fumbles; Antonio McCutchen had 29 tackles, an interception and a forced fumble; Murphy had 29 tackles, one interception, one forced fumble and three fumble recoveries; Tyreike Steele had 26 tackles and two forced fumbles; Demontre Wright had 26 tackles; Smalls had four interceptions; Davis had one sack and two forced fumbles; Jaqwon Wright had a forced fumble; and Bruce had a fumble recovery.


The Warriors went 5-7, with regular season wins over Green Sea-Floyds (34-20), Creek Bridge (57-6), Hannah-Pamplico (58-0), and Timmonsville (27-6), a playoff win over Edisto (18-13), regular season losses to North Myrtle Beach (32-0), Mullins (36-31), Loris (54-0), Aynor (22-8), Marion (38-14) and Dillon (41-0), and a playoff loss to Lake Marion (41-8).
Justin Holmes led the Waccamaw offense with 712 rushing yards and six touchdowns. Jalen Simmons had 688 yards and five touchdowns; Kelton Grant had 451 yards and five touchdowns; and Rob Ferraro had 322 yards and three touchdowns. Walter Reid and Tyriq Grant each had two touchdowns, and Colin Floyd and Raishawn Mitchell each had one.
Simmons was 27-for-75 passing for 723 yards, 14 touchdowns and six interceptions. Ferraro was the leading receiver with 313 yards and six touchdowns. Jack Monroe had 228 yards and seven touchdowns. Kane Travis also caught a touchdown pass.
Deandre Richardson led the Waccamaw defense with 95 tackles, one sack and one fumble recovery. Jabbrel Drayton had 58 tackles, one sack, one interception, four forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries; Holmes had 55 tackles and one fumble recovery; Tyler Davis had 44 tackles, three sacks, three fumble recoveries and a safety; Tyriq Grant had 26 tackles, one sack and one forced fumble; Stephon Funnye had one sack and four interceptions; Kelton Grant had one sack and one safety; Monroe had one fumble recovery and two interceptions; and Ferraro had one forced fumble and two interceptions; Woodrow Tudor had two interceptions; Tra-Moe Drayton had one sack and one fumble recovery.


The Bulldogs went 5-5, with wins over Conway (24-18), Andrews (28-6), James Island (59-28), St. James (28-20) and Wilson (45-24), and losses to Carvers Bay (22-14), Loris (18-14), North Myrtle Beach (35-0), Socastee (42-0) and Myrtle Beach (17-10).
DaeQuan Gibson led the Georgetown rushing attack with 632 yards, five touchdowns. He averaged 8.2 yards a carry and his longest run was 80 yards.
Michael Billings had 540 rushing yards and seven touchdowns; Jarvis Brown had 340 yards, Jordan Manigault had 119 yards and a touchdown, Jordan Ward had 96 yards and a touchdown, and Jalil Smith had four touchdowns.
Brown was 79-for-152 passing for 934 yards, 10 touchdowns and six interceptions. Ward, Gibson, Tony Cortes, Javon Leake and Tres James also saw action at quarterback for the Bulldogs.
Zaquan Collins was the leading receiver for Georgetown with 267 yards and a touchdown. Darrion Graham had 209 yards and two touchdowns, Leake had 166 yards and three touchdowns, Marquez Drayton had 137 yards and two touchdowns, Gibson had 100 yards and two touchdowns, and Billings had one touchdown.
Cody Floyd led the Georgetown defense with 87 tackles, one sack, two forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries. Ward had 71 tackles, one sack, one interception, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery; Smith had 53 tackles, one sack and one forced fumble; Manigault had 45 tackles, two sacks, an interception and one fumble recovery; Marquez Drayton had 42 tackles, two sacks, two interceptions, and two fumble recoveries; Collins had 37 tackles and four interceptions; Leake had 35 tackles and one fumble recovery; Gerald German had 35 tackles and one sack; Quemell Brave had 33 tackles and three interceptions; Davious Grant had 31 tackles and one sack; Shaquille bromell had 29 tackles and one sack; Justin Reed had two fumble recoveries; Comega Myers had one fumble recovery; and Tripp Cooper forced a fumble.  
On special teams, Lorenzo Drayton punted for 1,692 yards, and averaged 36 yards per kick. Manigault had 203 on kickoff returns, averaging 22.6 yards a return. Billings had 95, Collins had 91 and Gibson had 89.

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