At Eden Stadium, the Hammond Skyhawks rushed toward a seventh consecutive state championship with their second defeat of Wilson Hall this season, 27-6.
Hammond’s defense forced four turnovers while Quayshon Myers led the offense with 235 yards and four touchdowns on 32 carries.
The 12-1 Skyhawks will play for the SCISA Class 3A title on Nov. 17 at Charlie W. Johnson Stadium in Columbia.
H: Quayshon Myers 7 run (Bill Horst kick)
H: Myers 9 run (kick failed)
W: John Patrick Sears 2 run (kick failed)
H: Myers 12 run (Horst kick)
H: Myers 2 run (Horst kick)
DUTCH FORK 49, HILLCREST 20
At Irmo, junior Derek Olenchuk led the Silver Foxes into the second round of the Class 4A Division 1 playoffs with 309 yards and two touchdowns on 23-of-29 passing. Sophomore Matt Colburn notched 185 yards on 22 carries, with five touchdowns for the Silver Foxes.
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D: Jordan Berry 69 pass frmo Derek Olenchuk (Tyler Bass kick)
H: Brandon Leaks 69 run (Andrew Crocker kick)
D: Matt Colburn 1 run (Bass kick)
D: Colburn 44 run (Bass kick)
H: David Martin 3 run (Crocker kick)
D: Colburn 30 run (Bass kick)
D: Colburn 16 run (Bass kick)
D: Brigman German 24 pass from Olenchuk (Bass kick)
D: Colburn 2 run (Bass kick)
D: Jarell Barksdale 25 pass from Ki-jana Madden
NEWBERRY 28, COLUMBIA 9
At Bolden Stadium, Newberry rolled up 339 offense, including 298 on the ground, to defeat Columbia in the second round of the Class 2A, Division I state playoffs.
The Bulldogs’ Tyon Williams carried 20 times for 139 yards and a touchdown.
Newberry (9-3) travels to Central Pageland next week. Columbia finishes 4-7.
N: Omar Sims 12 run (Logan Ransdell kick)
C: Lorenzo Gilmore 36 run (pass failed)
N: Khalil Sheppard 15 run (Ransdell kick)
C: Julio Alatorre 25 field goal.
N: Tyon Williams 10 run (Ransdell kick)
N: Eric Gallman 5 run (Ransdell kick)
CENTRAL 35, KEENAN 6
At Pageland, Keenan’s Peter Easaw provided the Raiders’ lone touchdown on a 70 yard kickoff return.
The Raiders close the season 7-5. Central advances to the third round of the Class 2A Division 1 playoffs and will host Newberry next.