Football: Tigers, Sharks roll to impressive road victories

confoot-30Conway proved that last week’s embarrassing loss to Hartsville was a fluke by bouncing back for a 46-22 victory over No. 9-ranked Marlboro County on Friday night in Bennettsville.

Tigers wide receiver and South Carolina commit Bryan Edwards scored three touchdowns, including the first two of the game in the first quarter to give Conway an early 12-0 lead.

Jah’Maine Martin ran one in one the ground and Tigers QB Peyton Derrick threw his third and fourth TD passes, one to Deandre Huggins and a third to Edwards, for a 33-7 halftime lead.

Conway controlled the second half as well to improve to 4-1 heading into next week’s showdown with rival Myrtle Beach.

* St. James 42, Hannah-Pamplico 7: Sharks quarterback Zach Werba had a huge night to lead St. James to a big road victory over the Raiders. Werba threw four completions – all for TD passes – to lead the Sharks to the easy win.

The Sharks scored all their points in the first half for a 42-0 lead. Trey Myers and Jackson Hurston caught TD passes, and Jelin Bellamy and Jamarius Faulkner ran for scores as the Sharks improved to 2-2. They travel to rival Socastee next week.

* Lee Academy 40, Christian Academy 21: The Saints showed improvement against SCISA power Lee Academy but remained winless on the season.

Photo by Chuck Silvey

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