Tyson runs the ball for CA

Calhoun Academy running back Seth Tyson (5) looks for running room against Sam Montgomery (7) and the rest of the Holly Hill Academy defense during Friday's game in Holly Hill.


Calhoun Academy 18

Holly Hill Academy 16

HOLLY HILL – Matt Layton scored on a 1-yard run with 12 seconds left in the game to give the Cavaliers the final lead and their first win of the season on Friday.

CA (1-3) went 70 yards on the last drive, trailing 16-12. The drive was highlighted by a 15-yard pass from Layton to Evan Inabinet to convert on a crucial 4th down.

Layton also scored on a 9-yard run. Earlier, Seth Tyson scored on a 4-yard run for the Cavaliers.

Layton had 26 carries for 187 yards and was 4-for-5 passing for 51 yards with an interception. Tyson had 15 carries for 56 yards.

Inabinet had two receptions for 50 yards, while also leading the defense with 9 tackles.

Adam Lowder had 3 tackles for a loss, including a sack.

Hunter Warren had 4 tackles, including two sacks.

For HHA, Sam Montgomery had 76 yards rushing and made 10 tackles, while Zach Pelloni added 78 yards rushing and 11 tackles. Marion Breland had a team-high 17 tackles, while Perrin Breland had 11 tackles, and Ramsey Norris added 7 tackles.

CA plays at home next Friday against Clarendon Hall at 7:30 p.m.

HHA, now 0-3, plays at Beaufort Academy next Friday at 7:30 p.m.

Florence Christian 19

Orangeburg Prep 17

FLORENCE – The Indians had a late touchdown called back due to a penalty and missed a field goal in the final seconds on Friday, falling by two points at FCS.

Orangeburg Prep took the early lead on an 86 yard kickoff return from Will Summers on the opening kick.  Ian Scott converted the PAT for the Indians to take a 7-6 lead at the 11:48 mark of the first quarter.

Later in the first quarter, Florence Christian scored from 11 yards out on a run by Eli Brayboy. The PAT was no good and the score was 7-6 Indians with 4:13 in the second quarter. FCS scored again on a run by Brayboy from 2 yards out with 2:36 left in the half. The 2-point conversion pass was broken up by the Indians' Evan Lambrecht, leaving a 5-point deficit at the half.

With 7 minutes to go in the third quarter, Ian Scott connected on a 29-yard field goal to bring the Indians within 2. The score remained unchanged for the remainder of the third quarter at 12-10.

With 11 minutes to go in the fourth quarter, Florence Christian scored again from 5 yards out on a run by Marshall Brown. The PAT was good and the Eagles led 19-10.  On the ensuing kickoff, A.J. Tolbert took the kickoff 71 yards to score. With Scott’s second PAT of the evening, the Indians closed the gap to 19-17.

Trace Furtick was 4-for-8 for 58 yards passing and 23 yards rushing. Peyton McDougal had two catches for 31 yards. Nick Pascoe had 24 carries for 73 yards.

Defensively for the Indians, John Henry Reynolds had 21 tackles; Will Shaw had 11 tackles including 2 sacks; Wesley Wells had 11 tackles; Will Summers had 10 tackles; and Grant Axson had 9 tackles. Braxton Wannamaker and Josh Searson each added a quarterback sack.

The Indians (2-1) will return to action next Friday at home against Hilton Head Prep at 7:30 p.m.

Edisto 26

Scott’s Branch 7

CORDOVA – Edisto (2-1 record) defeated Scott’s Branch by a score of 26-7 on Friday night.

The Cougars marched 70 yards on their opening drive to score and and take a 7-0 lead.

Hikeem Elmore led the Cougars with 3 touchdowns on 19 carries for 165 yards, along with a blocked punt and 9 tackles, with 3 for losses.

"I thought we did some good things, but we have got to get better," Edisto head coach Chris Carter said.

Cadon Moore had 4 carries for 109 yards, a touchdown, and 5 catches for 39 yards. Tyrese Jackson had 4 carries for 34 yards. Jayquan Ryant was 6-for-12 passing for 87 yards and an interception.

Keron Barr led the defense with 12 tackles. Elmore and Shakel Williams both had 9 tackles and Logan Knight added 4 tackles. Xavier Govan added an interception for Edisto.

The Cougars will play at Bamberg-Ehrhardt next Friday at 7:30 p.m.

Andrew Jackson Academy 38

Jefferson Davis Academy 22

EHRHARDT – Andrew Jackson Academy extended the state’s longest active high school football win streak to 40 games by defeating Jefferson Davis Academy with a score 38-22 on Friday at home.

The Confederates were led on offense by Clay Brunson with 28 carries for 217 yards, a touchdown and four 2-point conversion runs. Tykel Hoover added 49 yards and a touchdown. Trey Pulaski had 2 receptions for 65 yards with 2 touchdowns. Jon Schaffer added 17 yards on 2 carries and a touchdown.

The AJA defense stood strong, only allowing 6 points in the second half.

Andrew Jackson (3-0 record) plays St John's Academy next Friday at 7:30 p.m.

Clarendon Hall 60

Patrick Henry Academy 0

SUMMERTON – Clarendon Hall defeated Patrick Henry Academy 60-0 on Friday.

The Saints were led by Tyrese Mitchum with 5 carries for 79 yards, 3 touchdowns, and a 2-point conversion. Josh Black was 3-for-3 passing, with 59 yards, 1 touchdown, a 2-point conversion. Kylic Horton got 23 yards receiving and a touchdown, followed by Bobby Ashba with a 38-yard blocked punt return touchdown.

Stephen Henning had a 44-yard interception return touchdown. Even Boyd and Brantley Hodge each had a rushing touchdown.

Michael Josey, Bryce Powell, Hodge, and Boyd each had 2-point conversions. Wells Robinson had 9 tackles and an interception; Carson Cumbee made 6 tackles. Kade Elliott and DaQavion Miller both had 5 tackles.

Dorchester Academy 34

Northside Christian 24

LEXINGTON – Dorchester Academy edged out a 34-24 victory over Northside Christian Friday night.

Colby Weeks led the Raiders with 14-for-22 passing for 230 yards and 3 TDs.  He also rushed 10 times for 68 yards and a TD.

Chase Way had 6 catches for 112 yards and a TD. He rushed 6 times for 60 yards.

Way also led the defense with 10 tackles. Brody Marchant and Weeks each had 7 tackles. Wyatt Judy and Hunter Steinbronn each had an interception.  

The Raiders are now 2-2 (1-0 in region) and play host to Spartanburg Christian next Friday night.


Silver Bluff 48, Denmark-Olar 0

Bamberg-Ehrhardt 56, Lake Marion 0

Fairfield Central 46, Calhoun County 26

Colleton County 26, Orangeburg-Wilkinson 8

Whitmire 42, North 6


Orangeburg Prep 28

Palmetto Christian 8

The B-Team Indians picked up a 28-8 win over Palmetto Christian at Indian Field on Thursday.

Blake Croft had three scores on runs of 1 yard, 4 yards and 55 yards.

Brayden Gramling added a one-yard score. Jay Plummer added two 2-point conversions and an interception for the OP defense.

Walt Mims and Colston Thomas also had an interception.

OP is 2-1 and will be at home next Thursday against Ben Lippen at 5 p.m., followed by the JV game at 7 p.m.

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