Conway caps road swing with big win over Wilson

The Conway High football team completed a clean sweep of tough three-game road stretch to open the season with a 37-7 win over Wilson on Friday night at Florence Memorial Stadium.

Following away wins over Georgetown and Wando to start the season in the Lowcountry, the Tigers (3-0) made the trip to the Pee Dee to defeat Wilson. Despite the travel and a coaching change on the day of their season debut, the Tigers have rolled through the road swing in impressive fashion and return to Conway with a home heavy schedule the rest of the way.

Conway quarterback D’Wuan Grainger threw three touchdown passes – the first two to Juwon Moody – and Will Smith kicked a field goal to give the Tigers a 17-0 halftime lead. Noah Freshley’s interception return for a TD made it 23-0 before the Conway defense again came within one score of posting a shutout. But Conway responded with Pooh Bradley’s TD catch to put the game away.

After surviving the opening road stretch, the Tigers return to Conway for their home opener against state power Hartsville.

Photo by Chuck Silvey

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