The Fort Mill Yellow Jackets scored in every quarter and defeated the Orangeburg-Wilkinson Bruins 31-9 in a non-region contest at Orangeburg Friday night.
Fort Mill took a 6-0 lead in the first period when T. J. Marr passed to Bartow Keller for a touchdown.
Orangeburg-Wilkinson’s Zach Felder caught a touchdown pass with 8:40 remaining in the first half to take a 7-6 lead. The Yellow Jackets answered. Marr passed to Jackson Randall with 15 seconds left in the second quarter for a 12-7 lead, which they took the the dressing room at intermission. Marr was 13-for-23 passing for 200 yards and two TDs.
Prior to that Fort Mill score, the Yellow Jacket defense held the Bruins on four plays inside the 10-yard line, and then marched 90 yards for the touchdown.
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Fort Mill widened the lead in the middle of the third stanza. Ryan Heriot capped a three-play, 70-yard drive with a touchdown to make it 18-7 in favor of the Yellow Jackets with 6:37 left in the third period.
The Bruins scored a safety to cut it to 18-9 late in the third quarter. Fort Mill tacked on two more touchdowns in the final period.
Cam Saunders got the first score when he picked off a Bruins’ pass and raced 80 yards to make it 25-9 with 7:16 to play in the game. Randall capped the scoring with a touchdown run, his second TD of the night.
Fort Mill improved to 3-1, while Orangeburg-Wilkinson fell to 2-2.