PREP FOOTBALL

Local trio playing in N-S Bowl

By DENNIS BRUNSON
dennis@theitem.com
Posted 12/8/17

Crestwood High School's Sheddrick Ervin and Camron Blanding along with Keondre Tappin of Scott's Branch will play for the South squad in the Touchstone Energy Cooperatives North-South Bowl on Saturday.

The 71st edition of the game will be played …

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Local trio playing in N-S Bowl

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Crestwood High School's Sheddrick Ervin and Camron Blanding along with Keondre Tappin of Scott's Branch will play for the South squad in the Touchstone Energy Cooperatives North-South Bowl on Saturday.

The 71st edition of the game will be played at Doug Shaw Memorial Stadium in Myrtle Beach beginning at noon. The game can be heard live on WPUB-FM 102.7 out of Camden.

Ervin was a 4-year starter as a defensive back for the Knights , who went 6-6 on the season. Ervin had 30 total tackles, seven passes broken up and one interception.

He's also been a contributor on both offense and special teams. He has 200 yards rushing, 100 receiving and three touchdowns. He has 180 kickoff return yards.

Blanding, a linebacker, was a late addition to the team. He finished with 80 total tackles, with 21 of them being tackles for loss. He also had nine quarterback sacks, recovered two fumbles and caused two fumbles.

Tappin, a defensive back, had a tremndous career on both sides of the football in his three years as a starter for the Eagles.