Tickets for Northwestern-York game on sale at both schools
Northwestern and York’s athletic departments will be preselling tickets for the two schools’ football game Friday throughout this week. Tickets will be available at both schools’ athletic departments on Wednesday and Thursday, during normal business hours. York will sell tickets on Friday from 8 to 10 a.m., while Northwestern will sell tickets from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tickets will also be available prior to the game at District 3 Stadium, starting at 6 p.m.
107.1 FM high school football show to highlight late Herald assistant sports editor Barry Byers
The weekly high school football radio show from 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday on 107.1 FM will be largely dedicated to interviews with people who knew Barry Byers, the assistant sports editor at The Herald who died Friday at age 61.
Byers covered high school football for 30 years.
The show is hosted by Chris Miller of the OTS Sports Network. Miller is the four-time consecutive winner of the S.C. Sports Broadcaster of the Year award. Many of the guests will be radio broadcasters and sportswriters who worked with Byers.
Tri-County Coaches’ awards
Offensive player: Deshaw Andrews, York – completed 22 of 30 passes for 317 yards and accounted for seven touchdowns in win over Nation Ford.
Defensive player: R.J. Neely, Rock Hill, and Dario Brown, York – both made 11 tackles, Neely’s in a loss to South Pointe and Brown’s in a win over Nation Ford.
Offensive lineman: Thomas Broome, York – 92 percent blocking grade in win over Nation Ford, as well as five knockdowns.
Defensive lineman: Chris Bouyer, Northwestern, and Cam Bell, Rock Hill – both players had eight tackles and a sack, Bouyer doing his damage in a win over Fort Mill and Bell in a loss to South Pointe.
Special teams: Buddy Anderson, York – made all nine point-after tries, had seven touchbacks, and also hit a 22-yard field goal.
Offensive player: George Morris, Indian Land – completed 21 of 40 passes for 162 yards in the Warriors’ loss to Pageland Central.
Defensive player: Derian Gueldner, Indian Land – made seven tackles and forced a fumble in Indian Land’s loss.
Offensive line: Jacob Williams, Indian Land – graded 80 percent.
Defensive line: Tray King, Andrew Jackson – racked up four tackles, two assists and two sacks in Andrew Jackson’s loss to Chesterfield.
Special teams: Shea Rodgers, Indian Land – kicker hit seven punts for 311 yards (44.4 average), including two over 50 yards. Also made a point-after and had a touchback.
Week 7 leaders
S.C. Prep Media Football Poll Week 9
1. Northwestern; 2. Byrnes; 3. Goose Creek; 4. Spring Valley; 5. Stratford; 6. York; 7. South Florence; 8. North Augusta; 9. Lexington; 10. Dorman
Others receiving votes: Hillcrest, Summerville, Boiling Springs, South Pointe, Gaffney, Dutch Fork, White Knoll
1. Daniel; 2. Hanahan; 3. Socastee; 4. Hartsville; 5. Strom Thurmond; 6. Belton-Honea Path; 7. Marlboro County; 8. Greer; 9. Orangeburg-Wilkinson; 10. North Myrtle Beach
Others receiving votes: Hilton Head Island, Crestwood, Darlington
1. Fairfield Central; 2. Silver Bluff; 3. Dillon; 4. Woodland; 5. Chesnee; 6. Loris; 7. Batesburg-Leesville; 8. Timberland; 9. Newberry; 10. Central
Others receiving votes: Ninety Six, Bishop England, Edisto
1. Christ Church; 2. St. Joseph’s; 3. Carvers Bay; 4. Lamar; 5. Hemingway; 6. Allendale-Fairfax; 7. Williston-Elko; 8. Johnsonville; 9. Hunter-Kinard-Tyler; 10. Wagener-Salley
Others receiving votes: Estill, Fox Creek
The S.C. Prep Media Football Poll is conducted by the Spartanburg Herald-Journal with voting from Jordan Anders, Greenwood Index-Journal; Bob Castello, Greenville News; Chris Dearing, The State; Ian Guerin, Myrtle Beach Sun News; Mike McCombs, The Island Packet; Kevin Melton, Spartanburg Herald Journal; Lou Bezjak, Florence Morning News, Adam Regan, Anderson Independent Mail, Phil Bowman, Charleston Post and Courier; Bret McCormick, The Herald (Rock Hill) and Noah Feit, Aiken Standard.
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