High School Sports

High school football team of the week


John Worthy, Lower Richland quarterback

Completed 12 passes for 240 yards and two touchdowns and rushed for 97 yards and two touchdowns in Diamond Hornets' win.


Marcus Lyerly, Ridge View linebacker

Made 16 tackles, one tackle for loss, caused and recovered a fumble and scored a touchdown for the Blazers.

Both players will be honored at the Nov. 13 meeting of the Columbia Touchdown Club, where radio host Mark "Packman" Packer will be the guest speaker. The luncheon begins at noon at Seawell's.


The team


John Worthy, Lower Richland, Sr.

Completed 12 of 25 passes for 240 yards and two touchdowns, rushed 20 times for 97 yards and two touchdowns.

David Olson, Irmo, Sr.

Completed 9 of 14 passes for 235 yards and two touchdowns and rushed for 39 yards and a touchdown for Yellow Jackets.


Barry Dodson, A.C. Flora, Jr.

Graded out at 96 percent with four pancakes, 10 big blocks and two hustles in loss at Chester

Thomas Hobbs, A.C. Flora, Sr.

Graded out at 97 percent with two pancakes, 11 big blocks, two chops and four hustles for the Falcons.

Dustin Dwyer, Dutch Fork, Sr.

Graded out at 94 percent with two key blocks and four pancakes for the Silver Foxes.


Ryan Smith, Airport, Sr.

Rushed for 165 yards and three touchdowns on 17 carries for the undefeated Eagles.

Adrian Wigfall, Lexington, Sr.

Rushed 12 times for 141 yards and three touchdowns and gained 86 yards on three kick returns.

Phillip George, Keenan, Sr.

Rushed for 140 yards and a touchdown in Raiders' win against Columbia.

Elliott Jeffcoat, Batesburg-Leesville, Sr.

Tailback rushed for 111 yards and a touchdown on 11 carries.


Spencer Jasper, Keenan, Sr.

Made eight catches for 80 yards and a touchdown in Raiders' victory against Columbia. Also had two interceptions on defense.

Victor Frick, Chapin, Sr.

Wideout stepped in at quarterback to complete three passes for 37 yards and rushed eight times for 28 yards and all three of the Eagles' touchdowns against Lower Richland.


Cole Fowble, Heathwood Hall, Sr.

Made game-winning 33-yard field goal in final seconds of Highlanders' win at Hammond.


Will Cloyd, Heathwood Hall, Jr.

Made 10 solo tackles and was in on four more. Caused and recovered a fumble and made a sack in Highlanders' win.

Chris Phillips, Airport, Sr.

Made 12 total tackle, one quarterback hurry and caused and recovered a fumble in Airport's win against Dreher.

Curtis Hill, Blythewood, Sr.

End made seven total tackles, one for a loss, a sack and two quarterback hurries and caused a fumble in Bengals' loss to South Pointe.

Ryan Elliott, Chapin, Sr.

Made two solo tackles, three assists, one tackle for loss and a sack in Chapin loss.

Jamey Mears, A.C. Flora, Jr.

Made 12 solo tackles, five assists, two tackles for loss and a sack. Also had three quarterback pressures and two pass break-ups in Falcons' loss.


Eddie Quattlebaum, Batesburg-Leesville, Sr.

Made 14 tackles, one for loss, and quarterback hurry in the Panthers' victory.

James Barnes, Keenan, Sr.

Made eight tackles, two sacks, one caused fumble and two fumble recoveries in Raiders' win against Columbia.

Charlie Crane, Airport, Sr.

Made 17 total tackles, two for losses, and an interception for the undefeated Eagles.

Marcus Lyerly, Ridge View, Sr.

Made 16 tackles, one for loss, caused a fumble, recovered a fumble and scored a touchdown.


Evan Lanford, Blythewood, Sr.

Made his seventh interception of the season, along with a pass break-up and two tackles against South Pointe.

Ty Pelzer, A.C. Flora, Sr.

Graded out at 97 percent with three solo tackles, two assists and two pass break-ups in man-coverage against Chester.