High School Sports

Prep Football Roundup, Oct. 15

Hardeeville 20, Allendale-Fairfax 6

Hardeeville's up-and-down season hit its highest point, knocking off Region 5-A power Allendale-Fairfax on the road.

Michael Kinlaw scored three touchdowns, Charlie Morrison-Ford had an interception and Brandon Blackshear recovered a fumble as the Hurricanes bounced back from last week's loss to Bamberg-Ehrhardt in grand fashion.

Allendale-Fairfax, considered a favorite to win the Region 5-A title at the beginning of the season, has lost consecutive games to Jasper County schools. Ridgeland defeated the Tigers last week.

Hardeeville (4-4, 4-1 Region 5-A) will host Branchville next week.

Ridgeland 56, Bethune-Bowman 0

Tyboshie Mikell and Jerry Scott scored two rushing touchdowns each, leading Ridgeland to its fourth straight win.

Other rushing touchdowns were scored by Xavier Capers, Torray Amlett and Jonathan Ferguson.

Shaquille Grant also intercepted a pass and returned it for a touchdown.

Ridgeland (5-3, 4-1 Region 5-A) will travel to Estill next week.

Estill 52, Whale Branch 24

Whale Branch suffered its fourth Region 5-A loss of the season.

Stedmon James had a touchdown run, threw a 42-yard TD pass to Josh Fields and a 21-yarder to Frank Washington. Devonte Brown also had a rushing touchdown.

Whale Branch (4-4, 1-4 Region 5-A) will travel to Bethune-Bowman next week.

Beaufort Academy 66, Ridge Christian 6

Gibson Achurch threw for 189 yards and three touchdowns on 9 of 9 passing. He also ran in another touchdown, leading Beaufort Academy to its second win of the season.

The Eagles overwhelmed the first-year program in every facet of the game, jumping out to a 50-0 halftime lead before clearing the benches.

"I challenged them to come out and be ready to play," Beaufort Academy coach Wheatley Alford said. "We played well in every facet of the game tonight -- offense, defense and special teams."

Nathan Akers rushed for 200 yards and scored three touchdowns on six carries.

Billy Dailey combined for 156 yards rushing and receiving, scoring three touchdowns. He also had a big night on defense, finishing with two interceptions, a forced fumble, a fumble recovery and six tackles.

His younger brother Jack Dailey made 12 tackles.

Leif Kopernaes had two receiving touchdowns, a fumble recovery and five tackles. Matt Bass had nine tackles and four fumble recoveries. Achurch had six tackles.

Beaufort Academy (2-6, 1-3 SCISAA 8-man Region 2) will travel to Clarendon Hall next week.

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