Local Varsity Football Results from Friday Night 10-27-23

  • Ware Shoals 64 – Thornwell 0… Last Friday night at Thornwell there was a battle of two teams that had 1 win each both trying to end their season on a positive note… When the final horn sounded the Ware Shoals Hornets had taken a 64-0 win over the Thornwell Saints… Coach Charlie Washington agreed that the difference was a bigger and more experienced Hornet team taking on the youth and inexperience of the Saints… The Hornets wasted little time getting on the scoreboard as Jayce Medlin y returned the opening kickoff for a TD and the 2-point conversion made it 8-o Hornets with just seconds off the clock… The Hornets led 24-0 at the end of the first quarter and 48-0 at the half… Medlin also closed out the Hornet scoring with an 18 yd. TD pass from Jayden Jonson… Between those two scores, Johnson completed a TD passes to Justice Lomax… The Hornets got a rushing TD from J. Johnson, 1 from Jasir Farhan and 4 from J. Lomax… Both teams finished their season last Friday as they did not make the playoffs.

 

  •  Richards Winn 36 – Laurens Academy 8… The Laurens Academy Crusaders traveled to Richard Winn last Friday to take on the Eagles and the Eagles kept the Crusaders off the scoreboard until the fourth quarter as they took a 36-8 win over the Crusaders… The Crusaders offense suffered a setback in the second quarter when quarterback Ethan Collins was injured and had to leave the game thus disrupting the Crusaders normal offense… Collins completed 11 of 16 passes for 76 yards before leaving the game after that the Crusaders had only 1 more pass completion for 3 yards…. Garrett Murphy 114 of the Crusaders 170 yards rushing and scored the Crusaders only touchdown rushing late in the game… Jarred Willard had the 2-point conversion… To see some more Crusader stats in the game click here… The Crusaders will travel to Holly Hill to take on the 9-1 Raiders who are an old familiar foe for the Crusaders and also the defending SCISA 8-Man Football Champions… To see the SCIS 8-Man Football Playoff Bracket click here (be sure to scroll down past the first page).

 

  • Clinton 51 – Emerald 13… With the region championship already in their hip-pocket, the Clinton Red Devils traveled to Emeralds last Friday night to take on the Vikings in a tune-up for the playoffs and cruised to a 51-13 win… The Red Devils were very careful not to let the Vikings catch them still celebrating the region win over Chester last week as they rolled up 336 yards of total offense to Emerald’s 154 scoring at least twice in each quarter except the last one…  Kadon Crawford led the Red Devils with 3 rushing TDs and 51 yards in 5 carries while Zane McClendon also had a rushing TD… Tyshuwan Richardson completed 3 TD passes in the game one to K. Crawford, one to DJ Clark and the other to Zay Johnson… To see the stat package and play-by-play accounting of the game click here… The Red Devils will now host the Palmetto Mustangs in the first round of the SCHSL Playoffs this Friday… To see the SCHSL Class AAA Football Bracket click here.

 

  • Laurens to Face Northwestern… The Laurens Raiders were idle last Friday night as they had their bye week… After all the other region games were completed last Friday night the 2-8 Raiders finished fourth in the region and will travel to Northwestern this Friday to take on the Trojans… To see the SCHSL Class AAAA Football Bracket click here.