High School Football

Hammond advances to SCISA 3A championship; Dutch Fork moves on in 5A playoffs

Hammond continued its perfect season and is a win away from another SCISA 3A championship.

Corbett Glick threw for 250 yards and two touchdowns, all in first half, to defeat Porter-Gaud, 42-14 on Friday at Edens Stadium in the SCISA 3A semifinals.

With the win, the Skyhawks (11-0) advance to the championship and play Laurence Manning on Saturday at Benedict College at 7:30 p.m. It’s the 11th state under coach Erik Kimrey, who took over the program in 2004.

Jordan Burch ran for two TDs and Cleo Cantey had two, including an interception returned for a touchdown.

Dutch Fork 42, West Florence 14

Bryce Thompson and Ron Hoff combined for five touchdowns as the Silver Foxes advanced in the Class 5A playoffs.

Dutch Fork hosts Summerville next week.

Thompson had three TDs, including a 95-yard return of a blocked field goal to give the Silver Foxes a 28-14 lead at halftime.

Hoff, who has been sidelined since September with a foot injury, rushed for 92 yards and two TDs.

Quarterback Ty Olenchuk was 10 of 11 for 132 yards and a TD.

Batesburg-Leesville 42, Whale Branch 21

Quarterback Bishop Cannon ran for two scores and threw for another to help B-L to its second consecutive road playoff win.

The Panthers are at Barnwell next week.

Ke’Shoun Williams added two TDs for B-L and Jalik Oakman had an 85-yard TD run.

Laurence 43 Manning, Ben Lippen 40

Ben Lippen’s chance at repeating as SCISA 3A champions ended against the SwampCats.

LMA built a 43-26 lead and held off the Falcons comeback. Ben Lippen cut it to 43-40 and got the ball back with 20 seconds.

The Falcons tried a Hail Mary pass but it was knocked down.

Laurence Manning’s Brewer Brunson, Taylor Lee and Wyatt Rowland each scored two touchdowns.

Brookland-Cayce 35, Wade Hampton 13

Brookland-Cayce shut out Wade Hampton in the second half to advance in the Class 3A playoffs.

Rasheed Taylor had three touchdowns, and Reed Charpia threw two TDs to Dominique Perry and Keylin Roach.

Berkeley 44, Lugoff-Elgin 14

RJ Brown rushed for 101 yards and a TD as the Demons’ season came to a close.

Eastside 48, Westwood 15

Jordan Morgan threw for 355 yards and rushed for 87 as Eastside eliminated Westwood from the Class 4A playoffs.

Eastside held Westwood to 168 total yards.

Elijah Heatley threw two TDs to Cortes Braham in the second quarter to account for Westwood’s scoring.