High School Football

Chapin stays perfect; White Knoll, Blythewood rally for wins

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Chapin players and coaches run down the hill to "2001" before start of game against Newberry on Sept. 7, 2018.
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Chapin players and coaches run down the hill to "2001" before start of game against Newberry on Sept. 7, 2018.

Chapin used a 23-point fourth quarter to defeat Newberry, 37-22, on Friday in high school football action.

The Eagles move to 3-0 and are at Spring Valley next week.

With the score tied at 14, Chapin scored 17 points in a seven-minute span in the final quarter. Quarterback Roger Pedroni gave the Eagles a 21-14 on a 1-yard run on the first play of the fourth.

Alex Nelson made it 24-14 on a 31-yard field goal. Then, Pedroni hit Taison Thomas on a 37-yard screen pass to make it 30-14. Newberry got within 30-22 on a Zay Chalmers pass to Ahamore Wilmore.

But Cooper Evans scored on the ensuing possession for the game’s final score.

Pedroni as 9-of-14 for 108 yards and two TD passes. Trey Lyles had 81 yards rushing to lead Chapin.

Newberry opened the scoring on Chalmers 1-yard TD with 1:31 left in first quarter. The Wolves held the ball more than 10 minutes on the drive.

Chapin answered right back after an 87-yard kickoff return by Gio Macaluso. Evans took it in from 5 yards.

Wilmore led Newberry with 155 yards rushing.

Dutch Fork 63, Boiling Springs 7

Dutch Fork gave up its first points of the season but cruised to its third straight win to start the season.

Quarterback Ty Olenchuk was 12-of-12 passing for 261 yards and four TDs. Gage Zirke had three of those scores and caught six passes for 173 yards.

Ron Hoff rushed for 120 yards and two TDs and Jonathan Hall had 116 yards on ground. Dutch Fork had 694 yards of total offense.

Blythewood 15, North Augusta 12

Blythewood rallied from a 12-0 fourth-quarter deficit to defeat the Yellow Jackets.

Jaylon Boyd’s 3-yard run with 7:20 left gave the Bengals the 15-12 lead. North Augusta missed a game-tying field goal with 52 seconds left.

Quarterback King Ford had Blythewood’s other score.

White Knoll 48, Aiken 38

Jamias Holloway scored two touchdowns in a little over a minute span in the fourth quarter to give WK a come-from-behind win.

White Knoll trailed 38-35 but Holloway’s 13-yard TD catch from Aveon Smith made it 41-38 with 4:38. Holloway sealed it with an 8-yard run with 3:13 left.

Holloway finished with 103 yards and three TD runs and caught four passes for 49 yards. Donovan Johnson had 115 yards rushing to lead WK.

Smith was 13-of-21 for 183 yards and two TD passes and also rushed for 83 yards and a score.

Spring Valley 43, Richland Northeast 0

Marquel Brown rushed for 84 yards and three TDs in the Vikings’ win over their Richland 2 rivals.

Spring Valley also had two defensive touchdowns. TJ Wise led the Vikings with 88 yards rushing.

River Bluff 28, Lugoff-Elgin 18

Braden Walker had a TD run and Cleburne Gray caught a pass from Michael Rikard as Gators improved to 4-0.

River Bluff trailed 18-14 before the two second-half TDs.

Walker finished with 219 all-purpose yards and three TDs. He ran for a score, threw a TD and also returned am 85-yard kickoff for a TD. Antonio Gantt led River Bluff with 124 yards rushing.

Randall Brown led L-E with 78 yards rushing and three catches for 45 yards. His 13-yard TD put Lugoff-Elgin 18-14 in the third quarter.

South Aiken 16, Lexington 7

Jesse Sanders ran for two touchdowns to hand the Wildcats their first loss of the year.

Lexington, which trailed 9-0, cut it to 9-7 on Cal Herndon’s 11-yard pass to Forrest Alvarez with 7:33 left.

But Sanders scored on their next possession to give SA a 16-7 lead.

Hammond 41, Pinewood Prep 9

Jackson Muschamp threw for 227 yards and four TDs, all in the first half in the Skyhawks’ fourth win of year.

Cleo Canty had 104 yards receiving and a TD for Hammond. Jordan Burch had a five-yard TD run and 35-yard touchdown reception.

Cardinal Newman 40, Augusta Christian 18

Shanye Monsanto and Jalen Montgomery each went over 100 yards in the Cardinals win.

Montgomery finished with 143 yards and a TD, and Monsanto had 118 and two TDs for Cardinal Newman which moved to 2-1.

Quarterback AJ Depalma rushed for a TD and threw one.

Batesburg-Leesville 37, Mid-Carolina 11

Keshoun Williams ran for two scores and threw a TD pass for Batesburg-Leesville.

Williams was 7-of-10 passing for 126 yards and ran for 60 yards.

Darien Bookman caught five passes for 102 yards and a TD for M-C.

Dorchester Academy 34, Northside Christian 24

Northside Christian played at its new home stadium for the first time Friday night, dropping the game to Dorchester Academy.

Quarterback Fulton Bryant threw three touchdown passes for the Crusaders, two to Charlie Compton and one to Noah Powell. It’s the program’s inaugural season in 11-man football.

Camden 28, Fort Mill 16

Shymeik Corbitt and Willis Lane each rushed for more than 100 yards in Camden’s victory.

Corbitt finished with 166 yards and a TD and Lane had 135 yards and a score. Lane’s 71-yard run put the Bulldogs up 28-10 in the fourth quarter.

Saluda 31, Pelion 14

Noah Bell threw for three touchdowns to help Saluda past Pelion.

Bell threw for 189 yards and also rushed nine times for 55 yards. Saluda’s defense had three interceptions of Pelion’s Bryce Whitten.

Whitten finished with 155 yards and two TDs. Jeremiah Green led Pelion on ground with 87 yards.

Thursday

Dreher 54, Eau Claire 0

The Blue Devils scored 27 points in the first quarter on their way to their second straight win.

Quarterback Ryan Campbell threw three touchdown passes, two to Tre’Von Dreher in the victory. Dreher also returned a punt for a touchdowns.

Running back Da Da Washington added two rushing touchdowns in the first quarter.

Ridge View 20, Northwestern 10

Quarterback Javon Anderson had 216 yards of offense and had hit Walyn Napper with the go-ahead touchdown in the fourth quarter in Ridge View’s victory.

With the score tied at 10, Anderson found Napper on a 35-yard scoring strike to make it 17-10 with 6:25 left.

Nick Lawyer kicked his second field goal of the game, a 40-yarder to cap the scoring.

Anderson was 7-of-17 for 139 yards and also rushed for 77. Napper had five catches for 120 yards and a TD.

Isaiah Porter had a 40-yard interception return for a TD to give the Blazers a 7-0 lead in the first quarter.

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