High School Sports

Football: Lower Richland at White Knoll

Site: Wolf Den. Time: Thursday, 7:30 p.m.

Lower Richland notes: The Diamond Hornets opened the third year of the J.W. Montgomery era with a solid, 27-3 win over Dreher last week at the Diamond Mine … Junior Joe Morgan, who ran for nearly 1,000 yards last season, got off to a good start with 122 yards rushing and three touchdowns.

White Knoll notes: The Timberwolves were overpowered, 34-6, by big, physical Lugoff-Elgin last week in the season opener. The WK offense managed just 142 yards overall and had only 33 yards rushing on 16 attempts … Lineman Clay Roland was named the defensive player of the game after grading out at 88% with four tackles, two assists and two tackles for loss. There was no offensive player of the game.

Series history: White Knoll enjoys a 4-0 edge in the series, and has never allowed the Diamond Hornets to score more that 14 points. The Timberwolves came away with a 17-6 triumph last season.