Waccamaw lost to the Dillon Wildcats 61-6 last Friday night in the first round of the high school playoffs. The Warriors finished their season with a 6-4 overall record and 2-2 in Region 8-3A.
Dillon took the opening kickoff and after a long offensive drive, scored at the 9:31 mark of the first quarter on a 29-yard touchdown run by quarterback Jay Lester. With 6:25 to go in the quarter, Wildcats running back Nigel George scored on an eight-yard run making the score 14-0.
Dillon took advantage of an interception by Waccamaw quarterback Denson Crisler and Lester scored his second touchdown on a 12-yard run to quickly giving the Wildcats a 21-0 lead with 4:19 to go in the first quarter.
It wasn’t until the second quarter that the Warriors had their first long offensive drive of the night and Crisler took advantage at the 9:08 mark of the second quarter on a quarterback sneak, making the score 21-6 after a failed two-point conversion. At the 7:22 mark, receiver BoBo McKinnon caught a 13-yard touchdown pass from Lester, making the score 28-6.
With 5:36 to go until halftime, Lester threw a 54-yard pass to receiver Ahmari Huggins-Bruce, giving the Wildcats a 35-6 advantage. Later a Warriors fumble was picked up by cornerback Daizon Alford and he scored on a 62-yard return, giving Dillon a 42-6 lead with 55 seconds to go until the break. Lester added his third touchdown with 14 seconds to go until halftime, expanding the lead to 48-6 at the break.
Dillon came back from the locker room and scored at the 8:35 mark of the third quarter on a 35-yard touchdown run by receiver Quashod Singleton to make it 55-6 in favor of the Wildcats. Dillon added one more touchdown with 3:23 to go in the third on a 31-yard touchdown run by McKinnon securing the victory for the Wildcats.