For the fourth yr in class historical past, the Gilbert soccer staff is the 5-3A Region Champion.
The Indians overtook Brookland-Cayce 35:21 at Leonard Price Field on Friday.
The hyphenated backfield of Jaden Allen-Hendrix and Alias Graham-Woodberry mixed for over 300 yards and all 5 factors within the win.
The contest additionally noticed each groups mixed for 26 penalties for 260 yards — 14 for Brookland-Cayce and 10 for Gilbert.
The first voyage from Brookland-Cayce went deep into Gilbert’s territory. A private foul stopped the drive and the Bearcats turned the ball over on downs.
Gilbert benefited from a 53-yard scoring drive that was capped by a 14-yard run by Graham-Woodberry. The PAT gave the Indians a 7-0 lead, with 2:45 left 1St Quarter.
Brookland-Cayce responded with a six-play 55-yard scoring drive that ended with two 20-yard carries. Naahzeikial Mays transformed a 3rd and 18th in warmth one, and Deshaun Washington adopted with a scoring run of the identical size to stage the sport.
Washington completed with 115 yards for the Bearcats.
Gilbert regained the lead on Graham-Woodberry’s 7-yard landing run. The drive was prolonged by a fourth and 9 conversion passes from quarterback Drake Braddock to Gooding.
However, Daniel Augustin’s PAT was blocked to keep up a 13-7 rating within the second quarter.
After Brookland-Cayce’s subsequent drive resulted in a missed 27-yard area purpose, Gilbert’s backfield marched down whereas working the remaining minutes of the primary half. With 45 seconds left and third within the Brookland-Cayce 16, Braddock was intercepted ultimately zone by Will Young to depart the rating unchanged at halftime.
Gilbert takes the opening second-half drive for a rating on a diving 1-yard landing that runs extensive
Allen Hendrix. Braddock accomplished a two-point conversion move to Chance Jennings placing the Indians 21-7 forward within the third quarter.
The Bearcats responded with a 65-yard scoring drive highlighted by quarterback Tanner Staton’s 35-yard run and 1-yard scoring run. Gilbert’s working sport continued to rack up yards and dwindle minutes on the clock, and Graham-Woodberry’s five-yard landing run made it 28-14 with 2:18 within the third quarter.
After forcing a punt, Gilbert tried to increase his lead. For the second time, nonetheless, Will Young took Braddock down and returned him to the 20-yard line.
A private foul penalty on Gilbert arrange Staton’s second 1-yard landing run to place the Bearcats 28-21 10-40 within the fourth quarter.
Gilbert returned to his working sport and Allen-Hendrix broke by way of for a 35-yard landing with 8:01 remaining. He completed with 139 speeding yards to maintain up with Graham-Woodberry’s 189 speeding yards.
Young would gather his third interception, however Brookland-Cayce was stopped on the downs with lower than three minutes to go.
Both groups will open the Class 3A playoffs at residence.
River Bluff 70, Chapter 21
Cooper Johns rushed for 227 yards and 5 touchdowns and Parker Murray threw for 179 yards and two touchdowns because the Gators set a college report for factors at The Swamp.
After Eagles quarterback Brady Albro threw the primary of his three landing passes to make it 14-7, the Gators (6-4, 2-2) scored 35 unanswered factors. This included a blocked punt returned for a landing by Conner Clamp.
Third, River Bluff (7-3, 2-2) will open the playoffs away. Chapin (3-7, 0-4) will look ahead to the potential of a vacant berth.
Spartanburg Christian Academy 36, Northside Christian Academy 20
A 24-0 deficit within the first quarter was an excessive amount of for the Crusaders to resolve the SCISA Region 2 2A title matchup.
Jefferson McCallum put the Crusaders on the board within the second quarter with a landing move to Jordan Martin (6-4, 2-1). Sam Burks and Gavin Ford additionally had landing runs.
Northside Christian will open the SCISA Class 2A Playoffs subsequent week.
WW King Academy 36, Wardlaw Academy 24
The Knights secured the SCISA Region I 8-man championship with the win.
WW King Academy (9-1, 5-0) will open the SCISA playoffs at residence.
Irmo 38, Lugoff-Elgin 21
Quarterback AJ Brand threw for 234 yards and rushed for 173 yards and three touchdowns to steer the Yellow Jackets.
With the win, Irmo (6-4, 2-3) is presently a 3rd seed within the 5-4A area. However, if Ridge View loses its enchantment of sanctions imposed by the SC High School League on ineligible gamers, Irmo will advance to second place and have a first-round residence sport.
Gray Collegiate 56, WJ Keenan 34
Montgomery ran for over 200 yards and backup quarterback Blain Redmond ran 170 yards to steer the defending Class 2A champion.
Quarterback Riley Staton threw two touchdowns earlier than leaving the sport after a tough hit.
Gray Collegiate (7-3, 6-0) will open his title protection subsequent week at West Columbia’s Midlands Sports Complex.
Saluda 24, Batesburg-Leesville 7
Korey Williams rushed for 110 yards and a landing within the Panthers’ loss.
Batesburg-Leesville (4-6, 2-3) will open the Class 2A playoffs away because the fourth seed.
Orangeburg-Wilkinson 7, Swansea 0
Silberfels 54, Pelion 12
WW King Academy