ORANGEBURG – Landon VanPatten scored a pair of touchdowns and Harrison Hudson had three interceptions as the Wilson Hall varsity football team earned a 31-21 victory over Orangeburg Prep on Friday at The Reservation.
The Barons improved to 2-1 overall and 1-1 in SCISA 3A play while the Indians dropped to 3-1 and 1-1. WH will host Cardinal Newman on Friday at 7:30 p.m. at Spencer Field.
VanPatten scored on runs of 28 yards and 52 yards in the first half of what was a back-and-fourth game at that point. His second TD tied the score at 14-14 with 9:39 left in the half.
Hudson picked off his first pass moments later, setting up the go-ahead score for the Barons in one of the big turning points of the game. Justin Timmons hauled in a 40-yard pass from Jacob Cotton, then plowed ahead for five yards for another score on the next play as WH took a 21-14 lead into the break.
The second half belonged to Wilson Hall. Mills Herlong’s 30-yard field goal was the only scoring in the third quarter and Cotton’s 1-yard QB keeper early in the fourth all but sealed the win as the Barons went up 31-14.
The WH defense also clamped down. Hudson had a big hand in that, picking off two more passes, including one inside the WH 5-yard line.
OP did add a late touchdown for the final score. Running back Bill Metts scored on a 20-yard run – his third rushing touchdown of the night. He also had TD runs of 5 and 20 yards in the first half.
Scott's Branch 12
BAMBERG – Scott’s Branch High School shocked previously undefeated Bamberg-Ehrhardt 12-0 on Friday to spoil B-E’s homecoming at Leon Maxwell Stadium.
The 1A Eagles improved to 2-1 on the season. The Red Raiders, the No. 2 team in the SC Prep Media Football 2A poll, fell to 3-1.
Marquise Thomas scored both touchdowns for the Eagles. He scored from one yard out on fourth down and goal with 7:42 left in the third quarter.
The other score was a 5-yard run with 11:20 left in the game. Both scores were set up by turnovers as Bamberg had four turnovers.
Lee Central 14
BISHOPVILLE -- Lee Central got a 5-yard interception return for a score from Shileake Albert and a game-clinching interception from TyRique Jones as the Stallions held on for a 14-7 victory over Columbia High on Friday at Stallion Stadium.
Lee Central is 4-0 and will open up Region IV-2A play next Friday at home against Buford at 7:30 p.m.
Ti’Juan Durant connected with Dayrice Austin on a 57-yard touchdown strike for the Stallions’ other score. Demetrius Dubose added the 2-point conversion.
The defense was led by Corey King with six tackles while Derrick Joye, Deandre Oliver and Allen McMillian had five tackles each.
Travis Hickson also recorded a sack.
Clarendon Hall 34
Jefferson Davis 24
SUMMERTON – Clarendon Hall remained undefeated with a 34-24 victory over Jefferson Davis Academy on Friday at Robinson Field.
Dylan Way rushed for 120 yards on eight carries and completed 10 of 16 passes for 180 yards. Way had touchdown runs of 62 yards and 32 yards and he completed a 61-yard TD pass to Zyan Gilmore.
Gilmore caught five passes for 112 yards and had a 44-yard run.
Ben Corbett led the defense with 18 tackles and a fumble recovery. Gilmore had 10 tackles.
VARSITY GIRLS TENNIS
Laurence Manning 6
Thomas Sumter 3
Laurence Manning Academy earned a 6-3 victory over Thomas Sumter Academy on Thursday at Palmetto Tennis Center.
1 –Mason Ham (LMA) defeated Riley DeLavan 6-2, 6-2.
2 –Peyton Arrants (TSA) defeated Carrie Rickenbaker 6-4, 3-6, 10-7.
3 – Madison Ham (LMA) defeated Payton Houser 6-2, 6-3.
4 – Eliza Davis (LMA) defeated Mary Lenior Hoge 6-2, 1-6, 10-8.
5 – Carly Tsukalas (LMA) defeated Brianna Rudd 6-2, 6-1.
6 – Katherine Burns (LMA) defeated Madeline Britton 6-0, 6-0.
1 – DeLavan/Arrants (TSA) defeated Madison Ham/Tsukalas 8-6.
2 – Rickenbaker/Burns (LMA) defeated Houser/Hoge 8-7 (10-8).
3 – Rudd/Britton (TSA) defeated Laura Helen Johnson/Kayla Mack 8-4.
Lee Central 3
Lee Central earned a 3-2 victory over Lakewood on Friday at The Swamp.
The Lady Stallions won their three games by scores of 26-24, 26-24 and 15-10.
Jashirha McDonald led LCHS with seven service points while Tashana Harris had six.
Shakaila Pollard had three points for the Lady Stallions while by both Harris and Aniya Holmes contributed blocks.
Clarendon Hall 3
Andrew Jackson 0
SUMMERTON – Clarendon Hall evened its record at 3-3 with a 3-0 victory over Andrew Jackson Academy on Thursday at the CH gymnasium.
The Lady Saints won by the scores of 25-22, 25-18, 25-13.
Mallory McIntosh led Clarendon Hall with 15 service points and four aces. Brynne Baxley had 15 points and four aces and Sara James had 13 points.
Thomas Sumter 3
Carolina Academy 0
LAKE CITY – Thomas Sumter Academy defeated Carolina Academy 3-0 on Thursday at the CA gymnasium by scores of 25-18, 25-9 and 25-10.
Sydney Daniel had 18 assists and Josie Reed added 13 assists. Top kills leaders were Anita Cookey-Gam with 12, Taja Hunley with nine and Karleigh Young eight.
The Lady Generals are scheduled to return home on Tuesday.
VARSITY BOYS SOCCER
Emmanuel Christian 6
Sumter Christian 0
Emmanuel Christian defeated Sumter Christian 6-0 on Friday to drop the Bears to 0-4 in conference play.
Tyler Dawson made 28 saves in goal for SCS, who will travel to North Charleston to face Northside Christian next Friday at 5 p.m.
Lee Central 0
Lakewood earned a 2-0 sweep of Lee Central on Friday at The Swamp by scores of 25-9 and 25-6.
Ansley Newman had nine service points and four aces for the Lady Gators while Morgan Christmas had nine points and three aces.
Ariana Rideaux had eight points and two aces and Tojar Jeriong finished with four points and two aces.
Clarendon Hall 2
Andrew Jackson 0
SUMMERTON – Clarendon Hall remained undefeated with a 2-0 victory over Andrew Jackson Academy on Thursday at the CH gymnasium.
The 6-0 Lady Saints won by the scores of 25-11, 25-7.
Amberly Way led Clarendon Hall with 13 points, two aces and eight kills. Hadleigh McIntosh had 11 points and five aces and Aubrey Edwards had 10 points.
Carolina Academy 2
Thomas Sumter 0
LAKE CITY – Thomas Sumter Academy fell 2-0 to Carolina Academy on Thursday at the CA gymnasium by scores of 25-14 and 25-14.
Mercedes Byrd had six kills and Logan Scruggs dished out six assists.
The Lady Generals are slated to return to action on Tuesday at home at 4 p.m.