Waccamaw improved to 4-1 on the season, beating the St. John’s Islanders 28-6 Sept. 27 at home. The Warriors did most of their damage on the ground, racking up 265 rushing yards.
Waccamaw kicker Jackson Forrest opening up the scoring on the night with a field goal at the 9:53 mark of the first quarter, giving the Warriors a 3-0 early lead. Waccamaw added on to their lead with 4:56 to go in the first with a 62-yard touchdown run by tight end Kaisaun Grate, giving the team a 10-0 lead.
That would be all of the scoring for the first half of the game. With 6:53 to go in the third quarter, the Islanders scored their first touchdown but missed a two-point conversion making the score 10-6.
With 2:42 to go in the third quarter, Warriors running back Jay Simmons scored on a 60-yard touchdown run, making the score 16-6. The extra point by Forrest was no good.
Waccamaw quarterback Denson Crisler threw his first and only touchdown pass on the night at the 6:57 mark of the fourth quarter to receiver Tyree Funnye, giving the Warriors a 22-6 cushion. Warriors running back Kaimon Skinner scored a touchdown with 4:00 minutes to go in the game, giving Waccamaw a 28-6 lead and the games final score.
Skinner led the team in rushing with 133 yards on 15 attempts with one touchdown. Linebacker Walker Parler led the team on defense with four tackles and eight assists. Linebacker Evan Grove had two sacks on the night.
Waccamaw will travel to Georgetown this Friday night for their first region game of the season.