HSFB 2023: Lowco First Down – Week 2

The Lowco-on-Lowco clash that took center stage Friday night did not disappoint, with the Beaufort Eagles outslugging the Hilton Head Seahawks in a heavyweight fight, while the Whale Branch Warriors flexed in a battle of unbeatens against the Ridgeland Jaguars and the Patrick Henry Patriots put a target on their backs with a rout of the reigning champs.

Team Lowco and friends rounded up all the scores and stats and tried to make sense of what went down during #ChaosWeek on Lowco Pigskin Live, with reports from around the region, but if you need to catch up in a hurry, all the scores and vital details from Week 2 of the high school football season are below.

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Beaufort 20, Hilton Head 17

Jadyn Andrews broke out for 124 rushing yards and a TD to fuel a second-half comeback as the Eagles overcame a strong effort from the Seahawks’ defense to pick up their first win of the season.

BFT (1-2) at Goose Creek on Friday
HHIHS (2-1) vs. Wilson on Friday

Whale Branch 44, Ridgeland 18

Darrell Cummings racked up 186 yards and 2 TDs on the ground and had nine tackles and a pick on defense, and KJ Chisholm rushed for 86 yards and 2 TDs and added seven tackles and an interception as the Warriors pulled away from the Jags in a battle of unbeatens.

WB (2-0) vs. Baptist Hill on 9/8

RIDG (2-1) vs. Marlboro Co. on 9/15

Hampton Co. 27, Emerald 24 

Zion Dobson rushed for 290 yards and 3 TDs and Chris Terry and Desmond Mathis hooked up for a TD pass, and the Vikings mishandled the snap on a potential game-tying field goal to allow the Hurricanes to hang on in their home opener.

HC (3-0) vs. C.A. Johnson on 9/8

Calhoun Co. 41, Battery Creek 26 

The Dolphins jumped out to a 26-7 lead despite playing without their top three running backs, as Chase Olsen and Juju Gordon hooked up for a TD and each added a rushing score, but they couldn’t contain Ahmir Smith, who rushed for 211 yards and 4 TDs to lead the Saints to 34 unanswered points.

BCHS (0-3) at May River on 9/8

May River 45, Waccamaw 6

Tanner Macy rushed for 119 yards and 3 TDs and added a TD pass to Gage Duncan, and Jordan Williams added 129 yards and a TD as the Sharks rolled on the road to give Richard Bonneville his first win as head coach.

MRHS (1-1) vs. Battery Creek on 9/8

White Knoll 42, Colleton Prep 15

The Cougars fell behind 21-0 in the first quarter and couldn’t dig out from the early deficit Saturday in Walterboro.

CC (0-2) at North Charleston on 9/15

Patrick Henry 47, Lee Academy 21 

Hugh Fairey rushed for 143 yards and 3 TDs and passed for 264 yards and 3 more scores — with his twin brother Forest Fairey on the receiving end for 253 yards and all three TDs — to help the Patriots rout the defending SCISA 1A champs.
PHA (3-0) at Calhoun Academy on 9/8

Branchville 38, Colleton Prep 31 

Freshman Cale Owens threw 2 TD passes starting in place of star quarterback Cole Davis, and Caleb Davis added 149 yards and a TD on the ground, but the War Hawks came up short in a shootout on the road.

CPA (1-2) vs. Cross on 9/8

St. Andrew’s 36, John Paul II 7 

The Golden Warriors couldn’t stop the Lions’ power ground game, which rolled up 370 yards with quarterback Zayden Edwards and running back Amari Cook leading the charge, and JPII couldn’t keep up without injured star Christian Tilton running the offense.

JPII (1-2) vs. Memorial Day on 9/8

Northwood 40, Thomas Heyward 12

Tony O’Banner rushed for 200 yards and a TD, passed for 112 yards with a TD and an interception, and caught two passes for 16 yards, but the trio of quarterback Austyn Grady, running back Jeremiah Singleton, and receiver Aydan Hogan were too much for the Rebels’ defense to contain.

THA (0-2) at St. John’s Christian on 9/8

Holy Trinity 30, Andrew Jackson Academy 16

The Mighty Lions avenged a loss from just two weeks ago to take down the Warriors for their first win of the season.

HTCCS (1-2) at Conway Christian on 9/8

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