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Local High School Football in Brief


Wagener-Salley (5-2, 1-2 Region 4-A) got back to its winning ways in style on the road against North (1-5, 0-3) on Friday.

Head coach Ken Tucker said that the all-around solid performance was vital for his team coming off back-to-back losses to Blackville-Hilda and Williston-Elko.

"It was important for us to come and play well tonight, kind of put the last couple weeks behind us," Tucker said.

Malcolm Stroman had a big night for the War Eagles. After leaving last week's game with an injury, the junior had 85 rushing yards and two scores on the ground on only four carries, and he was 4-for-8 passing for 74 yards and another touchdown.

"The plan going in was for him not to do a lot," Tucker said, adding that Stroman capitalized on the carries he got. "He seemed to respond well all week to what we were doing for him."

The War Eagles are off next week before hosting Fox Creek on Oct. 12.

WS 14 28 16 0 - 58


First QuarterWS-Malcolm Stroman 33 pass to Kavon Mitchell. (Pass failed).

WS-Trey Davis 1 run (Stroman pass to Bobby Chavis).

N-Josh Harley 11 run (kick failed).Second QuarterWS-Stroman 1 run (Davis run).

WS-Davis 7 run (pass failed).

WS-Stroman 14 run (pass failed).

WS-Eric Corley 68 punt return (Henry Odom run).

Third Quarter

WS-Al Bynem 3 run (Bynem run).

WS-Ke'Aunri Holmes (Holmes run).INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHINGWS-Davis 9-38-2TD, Corley 8-37, Stroman 4-85-2TD, Holmes 6-49-1TD, Bynem 13-97-1TD. Totals 40-306-6TD.PASSINGWS-Stroman 4-8-74-1TD-0INT.RECEIVINGWS-Mitchell 3-70-1TD, RJ Tyler 1-4.INTERCEPTIONSWS-Mitchell 1-10, Kyiian Miller 1-58.


For the first time since early in the season, the Strom Thurmond High School football team found itself trailing. Brookland-Cayce used a little trickery to jump out to an early lead. It recovered an onside kick at the start of the game and then drove down the field for a touchdown, putting the Rebels in a 7-0 hole. The deficit didn't last long as they scored 21 points in the first quarter and added 21 more in the second to build an insurmountable lead in its 56-10 win, improving to 5-1 on the season, 1-0 in Region 5-AAA.

"They caught us a little flat on defense early but I'm pleased with the way we came back," Strom Thurmond head coach Lee Sawyer said.

Strom Thurmond tied the game when Ty Brooks caught a touchdown pass from Jauveer Hammond, who added another scoring pass to Kendall Hill in the second quarter. Hammond ran for three touchdowns in the win, Darius Hammond had two scoring runs while James McKie and Tyree Stidem also added touchdown runs. The offense was in top form and didn't have to punt a single time.

"We wanted to start out 1-0 in the region, we were on the road with a dominating performance," Sawyer said, looking ahead to next week's home game against Airport followed by a trip to Swansea. "We've got two tough ones coming up."

ST 21 21 7 7 - 56

BC 7 0 0 3 - 10


Wardlaw Academy remained undefeated with a hard-fought win over Greenwood Christian. The Patriots (5-0) were led by Malik Lee, who had 21 carries for 335 yards and four touchdowns.

Quarterback Holton Manly added 27 yards on the ground and completed 3 of 4 passes for 52 yards in the win. Ernest Woodward had two of the receptions for 44 yards and had an 82-yard kickoff return for a touchdown.

Wardlaw will return to action next Friday when it plays host to Cathedral Christian in its homecoming game.

WA 14 8 0 14 - 36

GC 14 0 0 8 - 22

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