High School Sports

Midlands roundup: Fairfield rallies to upset Chester

At E.K. McLendon Stadium in Winnsboro, Greg Gadsden's 11-yard, fourth-quarter touchdown run lifted Fairfield Central past the top-ranked Cyclones.

Joseph Morgan, who led the Griffins (4-2, 1-0 in Region 4-3A) with 125 yards, also scored in the fourth quarter as Fairfield Central came from behind twice to had Chester (5-1, 0-1) its first loss.

Quarterback Danny Miller threw for 118 yards and had two second-quarter touchdown passes for the Griffins.

Chester 0 10 7 7 -24

Fairfield Central 0 15 0 13-28

Second quarter

F - Nahjawan McKinstry 24 field goal

C -Bobby Kelly 32 pass from Tevin Worthy (Marshal Whitesides kick)

F - McKinstry 39 pass from Danny Miller (kick failed)

C - Whitesides 23 field goal

F - Greg Boyd 14 pass from Miller (run failed)

Third quarter

C - KD Hicks 97 interception return (Whitesides kick)

Fourth quarter

F - Joseph Morgan 10 run (run failed)

C - Julius Pendergrass 7 run (Whitesides kick)

F - Greg Gadsden 11 run (McKinstry kick)

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At Irmo, Mustafa Greene rushed for three touchdowns and David Olson fired three touchdown passes to lead the Yellow Jackets (5-1, 2-0 in Region 5-4A).

Greene scored all three of his touchdowns in the first half as Irmo built a 28-3 haltime lead.

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At Batesburg-Leesville, Elliott Jeffcoat had 20 carries for 118 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Panthers. Chris Lewis added an 86-yard kickoff return and two interceptions.

Batesburg gained 413 yards of offense and held Gilbert to 102.

Gilbert 7 0 0 0 - 7 Batesburg-Leesville 14 17 7 0 - 38

First quarter

G - Mike Morrison 1 run (Chip Sox kick)

BL - Chris Lewis 86 return (Austin White kick)

BL - Elliott Jeffcoat 17 run (White kick)

Second quarter

BL - Jeffcoat 11 run (White kick)

BL - K.J. Johnson 1 run (White kick)

BL - White 23 field goal

Third quarter

BL - Tyrelle Leaphart 5 run (White kick)

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At Camden, SaVonn Wingate rushed for 135 yards and two scores on 26 carries as the Bulldogs improved to 4-2.

The loss dropped Crestwood to 3-3.

Crestwood 0 0 0 0 - 0 Camden 7 7 0 0 - 14

First quarter

Ca - SaVonn Wingate 2 run (Jake Ansley kick)

Second quarter

Ca - Wingate 28 run (Ansley kick)

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At Newberry, Montagus Caldwell has 12 carries for 66 yards to lead the Bulldogs. Quentin Ray added 65 yards on four rushes. Saluda had 239 yards of offense, including 133 through the air. Newberry had 338 yards of offense, 268 on the ground.

The leading rusher for Newberry was Montagus Caldwell, who carried 12 times for 66 yards and one touchdown. Ray had four carries for 65 yards.

Newberry (4-2, 1-0 Region 3-2A) plays host to Gilbert next. Saluda (2-4, 0-1 Region 3-2A) visits Mid-Carolina.

Saluda 3 0 0 14-17 Newberry 7 21 7 7 -42

First quarter

N - Quentin Ray 6 run (Aaron Ransdell kick)

S - Brian Bushey 36 field goal

Second quarter

N -Tyrone Neal 32 run (Ransdell kick)

N - Montagus Caldwell 2 run (Ransdell kick)

N - Kevis Worthy 5 pass from Tyler Bishop (Ransdell kick)

Third quarter

N - Ray 40 run (Ransdell kick)

Fourth quarter

S - Drey Mitchell 2 run (Bushey kick)

S - Tornelius Glover 70 pass from Walker Noteboom (Bushey kick)

N - Caldwell 100 kick off return (Ransdell kick)

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At Wagener-Salley, the Green Hornets (5-1, 3-0) never trailed as they retained a share of the lead in Region 4-A.

C.A. Johnson 8 0 8 16-32 Wagener-Salley 0 0 6 7-13

First quarter

C - Kendale Wilson 55 pass from Johnathan Good win (Tyrick Adamson run),

Third quarter

W - Dontrail Salley 3 run (kick failed)

C -Adamson 2 run (Adamson run)

Fourth quarter

C - Wilson 3 run (Adamson run)

C - Eddie Boatrwirght 3 run (Marus Kennedy run).

W - Corley 70 pass from Clarke (Wise kick)

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At Kershaw, eight players scored to lift McBee past North Central. The Panthers defense forced four turnovers.

McBee (7-0, 1-0 in Region 3-A) will travel to Indian Land on Friday. North Central (0-7,0-1) will play host to Buford.

McBee 8 20 14 14- 56 North Central 0 0 0 0 - 0

First quarter

M - Dashawn Allison 2 run (Santoneo Wright run)

Second quarter

M - Greg McDonald 32 run (Quan Murphy run)

M - Murphy 34 interception return (run failed)

M - Jamari Wright 47 pass from Julian Steen (run failed)

Third quarter

M - John Hayes 1 run (Murphy run)

M - Devonta Wright 10 run (run failed)

Fourth quarter

M - Rashad Reed 5 run (run failed)

M- Preston Stevens 60 run (Stevens run)

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At Swansea, JaQuan Sutton rushed for 177 yards and two fourth-quarter touchdowns as Swansea improved to 2-4 overall and 1-0 in Region 5-3A.

Brookland-Cayce 0 0 7 0 - 7 Swansea 7 6 0 13 - 26

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At White Knoll, North Augusta built a huge lead through three quarters and held off a White Knoll rally.

Quarterback Loranzo Hammonds was 10-for-10 for 157 yards and two touchdowns for North Augusta, which led 40-0 after three quarters.

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