For one quarter of football, the Laurens Raiders hung tough with the Northwestern Trojans. It was the next two quarters that decided the game in the Trojans 58-7 win over the Raiders in the opening round of the 5A playoffs on Thursday night in Rock Hill.
The Clinton Red Devils' offensive line was named the GoLaurens.com/GoClinton.com Players of the Week for their play in the Red Devils' 41-21 win over Woodruff on Friday night.
Week 11 of the Laurens County Football Show previews Laurens vs. Northwestern, Clinton vs. Seneca and Presbyterian vs. Monmouth.
The Clinton boys and girls cross country teams both qualified for the state AAA cross country championship for the first time in school history after successful runs at the Upper State Championships on Saturday.
After the final regular season games on Friday night, brackets were set on Saturday morning for the South Carolina High School League football playoffs.
The Presbyterian College football team (3-5, 0-2 Big South) fell to Big South leader and preseason co-favorite Kennesaw State (7-1, 3-0 Big South), 28-0, on Saturday afternoon at Bailey Memorial Stadium in Clinton, S.C. The game concluded a seven-game homestand for the Blue Hose.
WOODRUFF – With 8:43 remaining in the third quarter Friday night, Clinton senior Mark Wise took a handoff from Konnor Richardson 52 yards away from the Woodruff goal line.
Laurens head coach Chris Liner called Greenwood quarterback Dre Yarbough an “elite player” after the Eagles 34-11 win over the Raiders on Friday night at J.W. Babb Stadium.
Laurens Academy vs. Northside Christian Academy