All three public school teams played in the Dennis Miller Jamboree of Champions at Marlboro County.
The Dillon Wildcats returned home Friday, August 16, with a 21-0 win over Darlington at the Dennis Miller Jamboree of Champions at Marlboro County.
Dillon’s Nemo Squire rushed for a touchdown with 7:51 remaining in the first half. Kavi Patel’s PAT was good, and Dillon led 7-0.
Darlington quickly picked up a huge first down on a run by #7 but had to turn the ball over on downs.
Dillon was forced to punt on fourth and 12 yards to go.
Darlington’s #7 carried the football to Dillon’s 3-yard line but Darlington was unable to score.
Dillon took over with 1:15 remaining in the first half.
With 8:56 remaining in the game, Nemo Squire scored from the 11-yard line to give Dillon a 13-0 lead. Kavi Patel’s PAT was good.
Dillon recovered a bad snap and quickly took advantage as Jay Lester faked a lateral and scored. Once again, Kavi Patel’s PAT was good. Dillon led 21-0.
The Dillon Wildcats will host Havelock High School on Friday, August 23, at 7:30 p.m. at the Dillon Memorial Stadium. Support your team. This should be a good one!
The Lake View Wild Gators fell victim to the Cheraw Braves 23-13 at the Dennis Miller Jamboree of Champions at Marlboro County on Friday, August 16.
Jalen Coit had 2 receiving touchdowns and Ricky Lockhart had the other one for Cheraw.
Lake View’s Ja’Correus Ford got on the scoreboard for 6 points with 8:23 remaining in the first half. The PAT was no good. Lake View led 6-0 but would soon relinquish the lead as Cheraw’s #30 scored with 5:17 remaining in the first half to knot the score at 6. Cheraw’s #47’s PAT was no good.
Cheraw’s #9 threw a touchdown pass to #7 that was nullified due to a holding charge against the Braves.
Cheraw’s #9 connected for a field goal to give Cheraw a 3-point lead, 9-6, with 1:07 remaining.
The Wild Gators’ Michael McInnis scampered for a touchdown with 9:02 remaining in the second half. Raejon Rogers connected for the PAT, and Lake View led 13-9.
With 5:27 remaining in the game, Lake View was forced to punt, and Cheraw took over on the 40-yard line.
Cheraw quickly placed 6 points on the scoreboard with Cheraw’s #12 taking the pass into the end zone. Cheraw’s #47 converted the PAT. Cheraw took a 16-13 lead with 5:09 remaining in the game.
The Wild Gators were again forced to punt with 3:27 remaining in the game. Jalen Coit went high into the air and pulled down a catch good for a touchdown with 2:29 remaining in the game. The PAT was good. Cheraw lead 23-13 and would be the final score of the game.
The Lake View Wild Gators will open the regular season on Thursday, August 22, at 7:30 p.m., at Hannah Pamplico.
Support your team.
The Latta Vikings dropped a 27-0 loss to Chesterfield on Friday, August 16, at the Dennis Miller Jamboree of Champions at Marlboro County.
Chesterfield’s #21 scored the first points of the game with 7:34 remaining in the first half to give Chesterfield a 6-0 lead. Chesterfield’s #85’s PAT was good.
The Latta Vikings offense was unable to get anything going and turned the ball over to Chesterfield. Six plays later Chesterfield’s #11 carried the football in for a touchdown after being on the end of a pass.
Latta’s #11 picked up the Vikings’ first down of the game on a carry. But, once again turned the ball back to Chesterfield after not picking up another first down.
Chesterfield’s #21 carried for big yards and a first down. #47 added 2 yards on a carry. #9 scored 6 points with 4:56 remaining in the half. The PAT was good. Chesterfield led 20-0.
Chesterfield’s final score came with 1:50 remaining in the game. Chesterfield’s #14 connected a pass to #44 for the touchdown. The PAT was good.
The Latta Vikings will host Mullins for the season opener on Friday, August 23, at 7:30 p.m. Support your team.