Irmo quarterback Anthony Jones hit Manny Banks with a 26-yard scoring pass with 39 seconds remaining as Irmo eked out a 17-14 win against rival Lexington on Friday night at W.C. Hawkins Stadium.
Georgi Hristova booted a 47-yard field goal to put the Yellow Jackets in the lead, 10-7, with 5:20 left to play before Lexington answered with a three-minute, 71-yard scoring drive to take the lead.
Jones finished with 111 yards on 12-25-1 passing, while Lexington quarterback Donny Baker led the game with 163 yards on 13-of-17 passing.
Jones posted 84 rushing yards for Irmo, and Lexington’s Slade Carroll notched 74 yards on 21 carries.
Irmo (2-7, 2-1) travels to North Augusta on Oct. 31, and Lexington (4-5, 1-2) hosts South Aiken.
2nd: (I) Jeffery Tharp 19 pass from Anthony Jones (Georgi Hristova kick)
3rd: (L) Jordan Carr 1 run (Chris Kinsley kick)
4th: (I) Hristova 47 field goal
4th: (L) Slade Carroll 9 run (Kinsley kick)
4th: (I) Manny Banks 26 pass from Jones (Hristova kick)
Cardinal Newman hosts Thomas Sumter on Oct. 31 to close the regular season. Pinewood plays at Heathwood Hall.
1st: (C) Cameron Napper 15 pass from Cam Tringali (Jackson Gossett kick)
3rd: (C) Seth Ham 9 run (Gossett kick)
4th: (P) Andrew Latham 5 run (Ryan Huiet kick)
Hammond’s T.J. Brady finished with 17 rushes for 194 yards and three touchdowns, and linebacker Davis Bland had an interception, a fumble recovery, and forced a fumble.
1st: (H) Blaire Epting 5 run (run failed)
1st: (A) Kobie Brinson 75 kickoff return (run failed)
1st: (H) Nick Garrett 5 run (Sean Hutchinson kick)
1st: (H) T.J. Brady 12 run (Hutchinson kick)
2nd: (A) Brandon Rosier 35 pass from Matthew Peavlar (Hunter Miller kick)
2nd: (H) Garrett 14 run (Hutchinson kick)
2nd: (H) Brady 4 run (Hutchinson kick)
3rd: (A) Hunter Beyersdoerfer 1 run (Miller kick)
3rd: (H) FG Hutchinson 30
4th: (H) Brady 39 run (Hutchinson kick)
The Indians (5-4, 2-2) next travel to Swansea for the Region 5-3A finale. Aiken (2-7, 0-4) hosts Midland Valley.
1st: (A) Bryson Jones 11 run (Jacob Norton kick)
1st: (G) Jakayus Leaphart 57 run (Zach Kilgore kick)
1st: (A) Antwan Chandler 68 pass from Jones (Norton kick)
1st: (G) Leaphart 34 run (Kilgore kick)
1st: (A) Trevon Simpkins 56 pass from Jones (Norton kick)
2nd: ( G) Leaphart 3 run (Kilgore kick)
2nd: (A) Jones 7 run (Norton kick)
2nd: (G) Leaphart 2 run (Kilgore kick)
3rd: (G) Kilgore 21 field goal
4th: (G) Nick Hendrix 32 run (Kilgore kick)
4th: (A) Norton 32 field goal
4th: (G) Hendrix 2 run (Kilgore kick)
4th: (A) Brycen Carolina 25 pass from Jones (Norton kick)
4th: (G) Leaphart 47 run (Kilgore kick)
A.C. Flora (8-1, 5-0) faces Dreher in next week’s regular-season finale. Lower Richland (1-8, 0-4) will play at Richland Northeast.
Richland Northeast (1-8, 1-3) wraps regular-season play against Lower Richland next week. Camden will travel to Chapin.
Tyree Stidem led the host Rebels with 103 yards on 10-of-21 passing and 52 rushing yards.
The Panthers improve to 7-2, 4-0 and host Saluda next. Strom Thurmond (5-4, 2-2) hosts Ninety Six.