High School Sports

Football: Heathwood Hall at Thomas Sumter

Site: Dalzell. Time: 7:30 p.m.

Game notes: Heathwood Hall (5-2, 1-1) scored in every quarter and rolled up 378 offensive yards in a 41-21 non-region win at Laurence Manning last week … The Whalen brothers provided most of the highlights. Mac Whalen was 15-for-24 passing for 216 yards and three touchdowns while running for 166 yards and three TDs on 17 carries. Morgan Whalen had fiver catches for 168 yards and two scores. On defense, sophomore Jamey Mears had 18 tackles and junior Walker Sojourner was credited with 15 stops … For the season, Mac Whalen has completed 121 of 199 throws for 1678 yards and 16 touchdowns with just five interceptions. He also leads the team in rushing (879 yards) and scoring (nine TDs). Ironically, Morgan Whalen has the same amount of receiving yards has his brother’s rushing total (879). He is among the state’s leading receivers with 49 catches, seven of them going for scores … Davis Ray has 32 catches for 512 yards and seven TDs, is averaging 35.3 yards per punt and has five interceptions on defense … Redding Kingery is at the top of the HH hit list on defense with 78 tackles, followed by Sojourner at 75 and Mears at 68.

Game notes: The Generals stand at 6-1 overall and lead SCISA Region 1-2A with a 3-0 record. Thomas Sumter’s lone setback was to Northwood in a non-region bout three weeks ago … The highlight of the season so far was a 24-21 win over neighboring rival Wilson Hall, thanks to a field goal by Harrison Cardone with five seconds remaining. Phillip Frazier had 102 yards rushing and two touchdowns on 28 carries vs. the Barons, while quarterback Blake Stengel had 70 yards passing and ran for one score … Jacon Shipman was the star in TSA’s 28-26 non-region win last week over Richard Winn. Shipman rang up 19 tackles, blocked an extra-point kick and one punt and had two quarterback pressures.

Series history: The teams are meeting for the first time in 11 years. The Highlanders have a 7-2 edge in the series, but the Generals scored a 6-0 win in the last encounter in 1997.

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