We’ll have complete recaps and multimedia coverage throughout the weekend, but here’s your first look at the Lowco area high school football games in the second round of the SCHSL playoffs.
Myrtle Beach 49, Beaufort High 37: Andrew Doss rushed for four touchdowns and Ryan Burger and J.J. Jones hooked up for three TDs to lead the Seahawks to a shootout win in the Class 4A Lower State semifinals. Tyler Haley rushed for two scores and threw a TD pass to McLeod Reichel, but the Eagles were unable to overcome a 28-10 halftime deficit.
Bamberg-Ehrhardt 18, Whale Branch 15: The Warriors shut out the Red Raiders in the second half but came up short in a matchup of unbeaten teams in the Class 1A Lower State semifinals. Whale Branch scored on a fake field goal pass from Joseph Hicks to Amar Jenkins in the first half, and Jaylen Reeves added a 1-yard TD in the fourth quarter before the Warriors ran out of time.