When the going got tough, Greer and Clinton handed the ball to their wildcats, and the unbeaten Yellow Jackets emerged with hard fought 17-13 victory to advance to the second round of the Class AAA
Tyler Wright was all over the field for the Yellow Jackets during the team’s opening round win over Clinton, earning Defensive Player of the Week honors from The Greer Citizen and Owens Insurance.
One thing has always been true about the game of football. The guys in the trenches do the dirty work to help the team succeed.
Byrnes made short work of its final region opponent of the regular season, routing Wade Hampton 62-9 on senior night.
Head coach Brian Lane said he was impressed with his team’s focus.
The road to the state Class AAA championship starts to turn uphill this Friday night when undefeated Greer hosts Belton-Honea Path in a second round contest at Dooley Field.
Riverside and Spartanburg will meet up for a second time Friday night, battling it out in the first round of the Class AAAA playoffs.
Byrnes will meet Boiling Springs in the first round of the Class I-AAAA playoffs, looking for a second win over the Bulldogs this season.
A depleted Blue Ridge squad was no match for South Pointe Friday night.
Riverside was nearly blanked during the regular season finale against Dorman, falling 35-7 during an emotional senior night.
In the final road contest of the season, the North Greenville football team suffered a 28-17 defeat at the hands of Catawba College last Saturday afternoon.