Rock Hill 30, Fort Mill 0
The Rock Hill Bearcats raced to a 23-0 lead at halftime and toppled the Fort Mill Yellow Jackets 30-0 in a Region 3-5A game at Fort Mill Friday night.
Ethan Dutton opened the scoring for Rock Hill with a 30-yard field goal for a 3-0 cushion with 6:50 remaining in the first quarter. Jordan Thurmond scampered in from nine yards out and after Dutton’s PAT, the ‘Cats led 10-0 with 3:22 left in the opening period.
Jackson Roberson passed to Eliel Cuesta on a 15-yard play and it was 16-0 as the first quarter ended. Roberson hooked up with Cam Walker on a 42-yard pass to up the count to 23-0 at halftime.
The Bearcats scored on their opening possession in the third period. Roberson ran in from two yards out to make the score 30-0 with 8:14 left in the third quarter.
The Bearcats are 5-2 overall and 1-0 in the region. Fort Mill is 1-6 in all games and 0-1 in region play.
Ridge View 27, York 7
York and Ridge View came into the Region 3-4A game with the same stats, but Ridge View claimed its first win of the season.
York put themselves on the board early in the game when Dashawn Brown scored on a 21-yard pass. The rest of the first quarter was quiet.
In the second quarter, Ridge View tied the game with a touchdown from Caleb Rayner.
The first half ended with the score 7-7.
Ridge View took the lead with 7:12 left in the third quarter on a 59-yard run by Joshua Holmes.
Cincere Scott added a six-yard running touchdown for the Blazers in the fourth quarter. Rayner ended the game with another touchdown with 2:02 left in the game.
Lancaster 24, Richland Northeast 21
The Lancaster Bruins built a 17-7 lead at halftime and toppled Richland Northeast 24-21 in a Region 3-4A game at Richland Northeast Friday night.
Will Corso gave the Bruins a 3-0 lead with a first quarter field goal. Sean Truesdale scored a pair of touchdowns to give Lancaster a 17-0 lead midway through the second period. Richland Northeast scored just before halftime to make it 17-7.
Juelz Hood scampered 53 yards for a Lancaster score in the third period to make it 24-7. Richland Northeast scored in the third period to cut the deficit to 24-14. They added another score in the final period to account for the final score.
The Bruins are 2-4 overall and 1-0 in the region.
Charlotte Country Day 28, Catawba Ridge 21
Charlotte Country Day built a 28-0 lead at halftime and defeated the Catawba Ridge Copperheads 28-21 in a non-region game Friday night in Charlotte.
Catawba Ridge battled back in the second half. They scored twice in the third period and added another touchdown in the final quarter.
Quinten Williams scored both touchdowns for the Copperheads in the third quarter. He intercepted a pass and returned it for a score. Later he scored on a rushing touchdown.
The Copperheads dropped to 2-4 on the year.
Buford 64, Lewisville 50
Buford came from behind in the fourth period and defeated the Lewisville Lions 64-50 in a Region 4-2A contest at Lewisville Friday night.
Buford led 14-7 after one period, but the Lions erupted for 29 points in the second quarter for a 36-28 lead at intermission. Buford outscored Lewisville 22-6 in the third quarter to take a 50-42 lead. Buford outscored the Lions 14-8 in the final period to pull away for the victory.
Demetric Hardin led the Lions all night. He was responsible for five touchdowns and accounted for 587 total yards of offense. He rushed 23 times for 318 yards and four touchdowns. He completed 17 of 22 passes for 269 yards and one touchdown.
The Lions are 2-4 overall and 0-2 in the region.
Legion Collegiate 59, Charleston Math and Science 0
The Legion Collegiate Lancers scored in every quarter and routed Charleston Math and Science 59-0 in a non-region game in Charleston Friday night.
The Lancers led 14-0 after one period and upped the count to 37-0 at intermission. They tacked on another touchdown in the third period, and closed out the contest with two more scores in the last quarter.
Legion Collegiate is 3-2 on the year.
South Pointe 31, Westwood 20
South Pointe overcame a 14-13 halftime deficit to defeat Westwood in the region opener for both teams.
Tahleek Steele had two TD passes including a 26-yarder to Quay Chambers to put South Pointe up 21-14.
Westwood cut the lead to 24-20 on Ahmon Green’s pass to Jayden Harrison — Green threw for two TD passes on the day. But Nygel Moore gave the Stallions a late score to seal it.
“I’m proud of my team, they fought hard,” South Pointe head coach DeVonte Holloman said. “There were things we could control and things we couldn’t. I’m just proud of them not giving in, not getting down on each other.”
Clover 42, Nation Ford 27
Chester 51, Indian Land 50