High School Football

Bishop England storms past Battery Creek 42-6

By ADDISON JARRELL

sports@beaufortgazette.com

Battery Creek’s Alterell Chatman looks toward the other team while running with the ball during their game against Bishop England on Friday night at Battery Creek High School in Beaufort.
Battery Creek’s Alterell Chatman looks toward the other team while running with the ball during their game against Bishop England on Friday night at Battery Creek High School in Beaufort. dearley@islandpacket.com

Battery Creek’s attempt to secure the first region championship in school history Friday night against visiting Bishop England was unsuccessful as a thick fog rolled into Dolphin stadium in Beaufort.

The Bishops rolled over the Dolphin, as well, 42-6.

Battery Creek sophomore running back Daquan Dilbert was the bright spot for the Dolphins with 110 rushing yards and a touchdown.

Bishop England broke on the scoreboard in the second quuarter. Two long rushes by running back Jake Mock led to the first score of the game by fullback John DeStefano.

The Dolphins followed with a strong sustained drive that ended in a fumble deep in Bishops territory. Bishop England answered quickly with a 75-yard touchdown pass by Quarterback Leo Albano.

Bishop England led 21-6 at the half and continued to control the game as the second half began, scoring on its opening drive. 

Battery Creek had a scary moment in the third quarter as receiver Tyrone Washington went to the ground after a failed attempt to catch a long pass down the sideline. He w as helped off the field by the coaching staff.

The Dolphins continued to hurt their own chances fumbling a snap to end a long drive and a personal foul on their opponent's 2.

Bishop England quarterback Leo Albano rushed for  100 yards and two touchdowns and passed for two touchdowns. Running back Jake Mock had 164 rushing yards and a touchdown.

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