S.C. high school football championships

2012-12-01T01:00:00Z 2012-12-01T01:00:33Z S.C. high school football championshipsThe Associated Press The Associated Press
December 01, 2012 1:00 am  • 

S.C. Class 2A Div. I Championship: Dillon 21, Fairfield Central 6

COLUMBIA — Freshman Avery McCall threw three first-half touchdowns to lead Dillon to a 21-6 victory over Fairfield Central on Friday night for the Class 2A, Division I State Championship.

The Wildcats (13-1) won their third state championship in five years.

McCall, who took over the starting job in the final game of the regular season, opened the scoring with a 23-yard pass to Ereon Hayes with 7:05 remaining in the first quarter. He added a 33-yarder to Anthony Blue with 6:36 left in the half, then threw an 18-yard strike to Ezra Lighty 29 seconds before intermission.

McCall threw for 128 yards and Blue had 202 yards rushing as Dillon had 429 yards total offense.

Fairfield Central (11-3) got a 17-yard scoring run from Damian Bell in the first quarter but three interceptions — including one in the end zone — stopped scoring threats. The Griffins had 277 yards total offense.

S.C. Class 2A Div. II Championship: Bishop England 21, Abbeville 0

COLUMBIA — Kevin Herbst rushed for 132 yards and two fourth-quarter touchdowns as Bishop England won its second consecutive Class 2A Division II state championship with a 21-0 victory over Abbeville Friday night.

The Bishops scored on the third play from scrimmage on a halfback pass from Nick Theos to Jamie Garrett that covered 62 yards.

Bishop England (13-1) dominated defensively and sealed the win on Herbst’s 2-yard run with 8:35 remaining. That completed a 14-play, 73-yard drive that consumed 7:09. Herbst added a 29-yard scoring run with 1:43 left.

This is the second straight season the Bishops posted a shutout in the finals. They defeated Central 10-0 last year.

O’Bryan Wilson led the way for Abbeville (11-3) with 141 yards rushing, accounting for most of the Panthers’ 182 yards of total offense.

Abbeville had won the past two Class A Division I state titles, but moved up in classification this season.

High school title games Saturday to be televised

• CLASS 4A, DIVISION II: Northwestern vs. Greenwood, noon at Williams-Brice Stadium in Columbia

• CLASS 4A, DIVISION I: Gaffney vs. Dutch Fork, 3 p.m. at Williams-Brice Stadium

• CLASS 3A: Union County vs. Hartsville, 6:30 p.m. at Williams-Brice Stadium

Tickets are $10 at the gate

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The games will be televised via the S.C. High School League in Orangeburg on Time Warner Cable Sports (Channel 522). The games will also be available starting the week of Monday, Dec. 3, on Carolina on Demand, Time Warner Cable channels 199 and 1047. Games will also be archived and available for on-demand viewing and DVD purchases on the SCHSL Network video portal at schsl.playonsports.com

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