High School Football

Rock Hill area High School Football Scoreboard for Friday, Sept. 16

Gaffney 28, Northwestern 7

Catawba Ridge 45, Chester 27

York 42, Rock Hill 14

The York Cougars scored in every quarter and topped the Rock Hill Bearcats 42-14 in a non-region game at York Friday night.

York led 14-0 after one period and 21-7 at halftime. The Cougars tacked on 14 more points in the third quarter for a 35-7 advantage. Both team scored a touchdown in the final 12 minutes.

The Cougars improved to 3-1 with the victory, while Rock Hill dropped to 1-4 with the loss.

Dorman 37, Clover 23

Dorman used a strong second quarter and defeated the Clover Blue Eagles 37-23 in a non-region contest in Clover Friday night.

Clover opened the scoring when Jaylon Hoover passed 80 yards to Dion Brown for a 7-0 lead with only three minutes gone in the contest. It stayed that way through the end of the first quarter. The Blue Eagles upped the count to 10-0 with less than a minute gone in the second quarter on a 33-yard field goal by Haven Maddox.

Dorman stormed back. Demarius Foster returned the ensuing kickoff 90 yards for a score to cut the lead to 10-8. They took a 14-10 lead when DJ Porter passed to McKinney McGee on a 34-yard play with just more than nine minutes left until the break.

Clover answered. Hoover passed to Brown on a 40-yard play with just less than six minutes left in the second period. That gave the Blue Eagles a 17-14 advantage.

Dorman countered. When Hudson Talley passed to Porter on a 26-yard play, Dorman led 21-17 late in the second quarter, and they took that lead to the dressing room at halftime.

Foster upped the count to 28-17 with 15 seconds left in the third quarter when he galloped home on a 75-yard run. Dorman added a safety early in the final period for a 30-17 cushion. Kendall Lewis made it 37-17 less than two minutes later when he scored on a 50-yard run.

The Blue Eagles closed the scoring in the final two minutes of the game when Hoover hooked up with Brown on a 96-yard pass play to make 37-23.

Clover dropped to 1-3 on the year with the loss.

Lugoff-Elgin 27, Fort Mill 14

Lugoff-Elgin took a 14-0 lead at halftime and held off a Fort Mill rally in the second half and toppled the Yellow Jackets 27-14 in a non-region game at Lugoff-Elgin Friday night.

After a scoreless third period, Fort Mill rallied to tie the contest at 14-14, before Lugoff-Elgin pulled away down the stretch for the victory.

The loss dropped Fort Mill to 0-4 on the year.

South Florence 42, South Pointe 7

South Florence took a 21-0 lead at halftime and crushed the South Pointe Stallions 42-7 in a non-region game in Florence Friday night.

South Florence controlled the game from the start. Quarterback Lenorris Sellers passed for three touchdowns in the opening period to get the quick lead. Both teams settled in and played defense in the second period, and South Florence took that same advantage to the locker room at halftime.

Sellers continued his excellent play in the second half. His 10-yard run made it 28-0 with five minutes left in the third period. Before the quarter was over South Florence added another score. They intercepted a Stallions’ pass and returned it 30 yards for a score to make it 35-0 when the period was over.

Sellers got the final South Florence score on a 15-yard run midway through the final stanza, before Aiden Turner’s 5-yard run gave the Stallions its only score of the game.

The loss dropped South Pointe to 4-1 on the year.

Andrew Jackson 41, Lakewood 0

The Andrew Jackson Volunteers raced to a 21-0 lead after one quarter and blasted Lakewood 41-0 in a non-region game at Andrew Jackson Friday night.

After a scoreless second quarter, the Volunteers added two more scores in the third period for a 34-0 lead. They capped the scoring with a touchdown in the final period.

The Volunteers won for the second straight week and evened their record at 2-2 on the year with the win.

Buford 49, Carolina Bearcats 8

The Buford Yellow Jackets took a 35-0 lead at halftime and ripped the Carolina Bearcats 49-8 in a non-region game at Buford Friday night.

The Jackets led 7-0 after one period, and exploded for 28 points in the second quarter to get the big lead at intermission. They added a touchdown in both the third and fourth quarters, while Carolina got its lone score in the final period.

Buford improved to 4-0 with the victory.

Lewisville 40, Ridge Spring-Monetta 0

The Lewisville Lions took a 14-0 lead at halftime and routed Ridge Spring-Monetta 40-0 in a non-region game in Monetta Friday night.

Quarterback Ian Grissom passed for three touchdowns to lead the way for the Lions. After a scoreless first period, he gave Lewisville a 7-0 cushion with his first scoring pass. Lewisville added a second touchdown before intermission.

Grisson threw for two more scores in the third period as the Lions took a 33-0 lead when the quarter was over. Lewisville completed the scoring with a touchdown in the fourth stanza.

The Lions improved to 5-0 on the year.

Hickory 50, Great Falls 0

Hickory scored in every quarter and routed the Great Falls Red Devils 50-0 in a non-region game in Hickory Friday night.

Hickory led 29-0 at halftime and added three more touchdowns in the second half to complete the scoring.

The Red Devils fell to 1-4 on the year with the loss.

Charlotte Latin 21, Legion Colegiate 14, FINAL (OT)

Charlotte Latin edged the Legion Collegiate Lancers 21-14 in overtime Friday night in Charlotte.

The teams broke a scoreless tied at halftime and traded touchdowns in the third period. Legion Collegiate took a 14-7 lead early in the fourth period. Charlotte Latin answered to tie it at 14-14 late in the quarter and send it to overtime. They won it in the first overtime session.

The Lancers fell to 1-4 on the year with the loss.

September 18, 2022 | Herald, The (Rock Hill, SC)
Author/Byline: Sam Copeland; Staff Writer | Page: 2B | Section: Sports

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