Socastee storms St. James in Battle of Highway 707

soc-illingsjSocastee got a big night on the ground from running back Edward Tucker and two defensive touchdowns to knock off St. James in the Battle of Highway 707 on Friday night at the Shark Tank.

Clinging to a 21-14 lead in the fourth quarter, the Braves (2-3) got a 30-yard touchdown run from Tucker and a long pick-6 from Aeneas Green to put the finishing touches on the win over their closest geographic rivals.

Tucker’s first TD run put Socastee on the scoreboard first, and Kenny Solomon made a long pick-6 to give the Braves a 14-0 lead at halftime. But the Sharks (0-5) got a pair of TDs in the second half and threatened to make it interesting before Socastee slammed the door.

Socastee hosts Carolina Forest and St. james travels to Marlboro County in the region opener for both schools.

Photo by Prep Stars Media

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