What a difference a week makes for Spring Valley.
After being shut out in their opener against Dutch Fork, the Vikings bounced back with a 49-35 win over Brookland-Cayce on Friday at Harry Parone Stadium.
Isaiah Miller rushed for three first-half touchdowns and Anthony Wilson and Adrian Ross each added scores for the Vikings, who ran for 337 yards.
Alex Herrera threw two touchdown passes to Malik Wesley, who finished with five catches for 100 yards.
Brookland-Cayce trailed 35-14 athalftime but got to within two touchdowns twice in the second half, the second time when Reed Charpia threw a TD pass to Malachi Brown to cut the lead to 49-35 with 6:35 left in the fourth.
DUTCH FORK 58, IRMO 0
No. 1 Dutch Fork recorded their second straight blowout victory.
The game was called in the fourth quarter after the stadium was cleared as a precaution for an incident in the stands. Richland County Sheriff’s Department said no shots were fired.
Quarterback Ty Olenchuk was 11-of-15 for 146 yards and three touchdowns. Gage Zirke and Jalin Hyatt each caught two TDs. Zirke had seven catches for 72 yards and Hyatt three for 52.
BLYTHEWOOD 42, FAIRFIELD CENTRAL 22
Jaylon Boyd rushed for 218 yards and four TDs as Blythewood broke open a close game in the second half.
The game was tied 15-15 at halftime but Blythe-wood scored 27 points in the third quarter. The Bengals defense picked off three passes.
DREHER 28, GRAY COLLEGIATE 24
Dreher scored with 25 seconds left and held a late comeback attempt for its first win of the year.
RIVER BLUFF 65, PELION 6
The Gators moved to 3-0, their best start in school history.
Braden Walker rushed for 150 yards and three scores and Antonio Gantt had two scores.
AIRPORT 21, SWANSEA 20
Dwayne Lewis, Brandon Caughman and Zach Roberts scored TDs in Airport’s win over Swansea.
The Tigers cut the lead to 21-20 on Greg Williams’ interception return for TD but missed the extra point. Airport ran out the clock with a big drive after that.
WHITE KNOLL 49, KEENAN 20
Jamais Holloway rushed for three scores and quarterback Aveon Smith had two in the Timberwolves second straight win.
Holloway finished with 101 yards for White Knoll.
CHAPIN 27, LUGOFF-ELGIN 14
Taison Thomas rushed for 109 yards and a TD and four Chapin players ran for scores.
RICHLAND NORTHEAST 21, CRESTWOOD 20
Josh Boyd threw three TD passes, including the game-winner with about seven minutes left to Ty’Sean Osby to give the Cavaliers their first win of the year.
Osby had two TD catches and Mike Reynolds had one.
CARDINAL NEWMAN 20, HEATHWOOD HALL 8
Shanye Monsanto rushed for 112 yards and a TD, and quarterback AJ Depalma threw for more than 200 yards for Cardinal Newman.
Depalma finished with 213 yards in the air and he also rushed for a score.
Alex Lewis had Heath-wood’s lone score.
HARTSVILLE 35, CAMDEN 21
Tiyon Evans returned from injured and had 190 yards of total offense and three TDs for Hartsville
Bryce Jeffcoat had 258 yards and three scores in the loss for Camden.
AC FLORA 45, COLUMBIA 12
Quarterback Matthew Jamison accounted for three touchdowns as the Falcons defeated Columbia at Benedict College. It was the first win for second-year coach Collin Drafts and snapped the Falcons’ 13-game losing streak.
FOX CREEK 33, C.A. JOHNSON 6
Jatonious Butler ran for three touchdowns as Fox Creek moved to 2-0 on the season.
September 1, 2018 | State, The (Columbia, SC)
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