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T&D REGION FOOTBALL: OPS takes win, 2nd place in region, Branchville tops Bethune-Bowman
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T&D REGION FOOTBALL: OPS takes win, 2nd place in region, Branchville tops Bethune-Bowman

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Orangeburg Prep 55

Northwood Academy 13

Senior A.J. Tolbert ran in 3 touchdowns on offense, while also leading the team with 5.5 tackles and a recovered fumble on defense as Orangeburg Prep took a 55-13 home Region 1-2A win over Northwood Academy on Friday.

The Indians are now 7-1 overall, finishing 4-1 in region play to secure second place and a first-round home playoff game.

Next Friday, OPS will play at Florence Christian in a non-region game.


Quarter 1

11:06 NA - Watson 64-yd run. Kick failed 6-0

5:48 OPS - A.J. Tolbert 10-yd run. Kick good 7-6

34.6 OPS - Peyton Inabinet 5-yd run, kick good 14-6

Quarter 2

9:36 OPS - Dylan Wilson  8-yd run.  Journey 2-pt run 22-6

OPS - Mikey Templeton fumble recovery

7:49 OPS - Tolbert 3-yd run. Kick good 29-6

OPS - Cade Wiles forced fumble and Nick Shafer fumble recovery

6:26 OPS - McCullough Mims pass to Furtick.  kick failed 35-6

Quarter 3

9:03 OPS - Tolbert 5-yd run. kick good 42-6

OPS Tolbert fumble recovery

4:35 OPS - Colby Thomas 1-yd run. kick failed 48-6

OPS - Kenneth Fogle interception

12.1 OPS - Jay Plummer 4-yd run. Kick good 55-6

Quarter 4 

2:07  NA - 5-yd run.  Kick good 55-13

Pelion 27

Edisto 0

PELION - Pelion took a 27-0 home Region 5-2A win against Edisto on Friday.

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Edisto (0-5 overall, 0-4 in region) will play host to Bethune-Bowman next Friday for homecoming.

North/Hunter-Kinard-Tyler 41

Denmark-Olar 6

DENMARK - North/Hunter-Kinard-Tyler took a 41-6 win at Denmark-Olar on Friday in Region 3-A play, spoiling homecoming for the Vikings.

For the Trojans (2-3 overall and in region play), Jamarion Tyler had 4 receptions for 92 yards and 2 touchdowns, while also adding an interception on defense.

Daryl Hammonds added 12 carries for 110 yards and 2 touchdowns.

Jaden Jamison completed 16 passes, while also throwing a pick six interception.

Next Friday, Denmark-Olar plays at Wagener-Salley.

Calhoun Academy 33

Thomas Sumter Academy 6

DALZELL - Calhoun Academy won 33-6 at Thomas Sumter Academy on Friday, securing the Cavaliers a spot in state playoffs.

Seth Tyson connected with Kade Strickland on a 10-yard pass in the second quarter for a score to tie the game at 6-6.

Later in the second quarter, Tyson connected with Andrew Tucker on a 48-yard TD pass.

CA led 12-6 at the half.

Tyson had 14 carries for 185 yards and was 9-of-14 passing for 132 yards. He scored on runs of 4 and 98 yards in the third quarter. Tyson also scored a two-point conversion and Cameron Crosby kicked a PAT.

Tucker had 4 carries for 58 yards and 5 receptions for 112 yards and a touchdown.

Orangeburg-Wilkinson shut out in final region game

Kade Strickland had a 10-yard Pick 6 interception in the 4th quarter to round out the scoring.

Mason (Flea) Polin led the defense with 9 tackles and 5 pass deflections. Matt Layton had 7 tackles while Hunter Summers, Lane Noe, and Fowler Stabler each had 6 tackles. Sage Davis had a quarterback sack.

CA plays at home next Friday at 7:30 p.m. against Christian Academy of Myrtle Beach for a shot at being a 3rd seed in playoffs.

Branchville 50

Bethune-Bowman 6

BRANCHVILLE - Branchville took a 50-6 home win in Region 6-A against Bethune-Bowman on Friday.

The Mohawks (0-4 in region play) were led by Bradley Washington with 123 receiving yards, 1 touchdown on a 52-yard reception from Derrck Simon.

Defensively, the Mohawks forced 2 fumbles that were recovered by Ahmond Green and Demari Stephens.

Stephens and Jaylen Clifton paced the Mohawk defense with 9 and 11 total tackles, respectively.

Bethune-Bowman plays at Edisto next Friday in non-region action, while Branchvile plays at Allendale-Fairfax in a region contest.

Holly Hill Academy 54

Cathedral Academy 0

CHARLESTON - Holly Hill Academy had 408 yards rushing on 39 carries and 8 completions for 148 yards passing in Friday's 54-0 road region at Cathedral Academy.

The unbeaten Raiders (9-0 record) will play host to unbeaten and defending state champion Andrew Jackson Academy (9-0 record) next Friday at 7:30 p.m. for the region title.

For HHA on Friday, Marion Breland had 17 carries for 181 yards and 2 rushing touchdowns. Zach Pelloni had 24 carries for 138 yards and 2 rushing touchdowns. Perrin Breland had 5 carries for 24 yards.

Crawford Thomas was 7-of-10 passing for 121 yards and 3 touchdowns.

Harley Watkins had 5 receptions for 108 yards and 2 touchdowns. Zach Pelloni had 1 reception for 31 yards and a touchdown.

Davin Walling had 12 tackles, 3 sacks, and a forced fumble. Perrin Breland had 8 tackles. Harley Watkins had 6 tackles. Zach Pelloni had 6 tackles and a fumble recovery.

The Raiders' defense allowed Cathedral just 19 yards of total offense.

Scoring Summary

1st Qu. - 8:32 HHA 8-0 Marion Breland 1 yard touchdown run. Crawford Thomas 2 point pass to Harley Watkins complete.

1st Qu. - :10 HHA 16-0 Zach Pelloni 2 yard touchdown run. Zach Pelloni 2 point rush good.

2nd Qu. - 6:58 HHA24-0 Marion Breland 11 yard touchdown run. Marion Breland 2 point good.

2nd Qu. - 3:13 HHA 30-0 Crawford Thomas 31 yard pass to Zach Pelloni. 2 point no good.

3rd Qu. - 8:22 HHA 38-0 Zach Pelloni 6 yard touchdown run. Carter Judy 2 point good.

3rd Qu. - 7:37 HHA 46-0 Crawford Thomas 32 yard touchdown pass to Harley Watkins. Crawford Thomas to Perrin Breland 2 point good.

3rd Qu. - 3:16 HHA 54-0 Crawford Thomas 36 yard touchdown pass to Harley Watkins. Perrin Breland 2 point good.

St. John's Christian 19

Dorchester Academy 12

ST. GEORGE - St. John's Christian took a 19-12 win at Dorchester Academy on Friday night in region play.

The Raiders (4-4 record) were led by Wyatt Judy with 12 carries for 78 yards, along with 9 tackles on defense, Brody Marchant passed 9-of-15 for 141 yards and a touchdown, Ben Singletary had a rushing touchdown and blocked a kick, Haden Hartzog had 3 receptions for 88 yards and a touchdown, along with 7 tackles on defense, Hunter Hartzog had 10 tackles, including a quarterback sack and another for a loss, Connor Hartzog had 10 tackles, Caleb Thompson had 6 tackles, including a sack and another for a loss.

DA will play at Bethesda Academy next Friday.


Brookland-Cayce 24, Orangeburg-Wilkinson 0

Bamberg-Ehrhardt 28, Great Falls 0

Blackville-Hilda 40, Calhoun County 6

Burke 12, Lake Marion 6

Holly Hill Academy 54, Cathedral Academy 0

Andrew Jackson Academy over Conway Christian by forfeit

Clarendon Hall 28, Faith Christian 14


Orangeburg Prep 32

North/Hunter-Kinard-Tyler 6

The Orangeburg Prep Middle School Indians defeated North/H-K-T on Thursday by a score of 32-6.

Brayden Gramling had 3 touchdown runs of 1, 30, and 50 yards, as well as a rushing 2-point conversion.

Jody Gillam caught a 30-yard touchdown pass from Gramling.

Defensively, T Riley had a 31-yard fumble recovery scoop and score for a touchdown.

Eli Pantaleon had a 40-yard interception return for a touchdown.

Tackle leaders were Hart Wiles, Cameron Cooper, Kyle Cooper, Charlie McCutchen and Avery Ravenell. Morrison Burroughs also had a fumble recovery.

The Indians will close out their season at home next Thursday hosting Northwood Academy at 6 p.m.


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