Greer’s shocking upset of South Pointe was no fluke, but the Yellow Jackets will again be challenged to make believers of doubters when the 4-A playoffs continue into the second round this Friday night at Wren.
Eastside’s offense hasn’t had much trouble keeping up with opponents this year, but Friday night, the Eagles met their match.
Andre Woolcock’s 8-2 squad gave up a staggering 70 points to Westwood at home, falling in the first round of the Class AAAA playoffs.
Byrnes scored 48 points in the first half of Friday night’s matchup with Nation Ford, building a lead that would prove very valuable during a 48-34 first-round playoff victory at Nixon Field.
The Rebels got going on their opening drive, as quarterback Lawrence Scott found Braylin Johnson in the end zone to give Byrnes a 7-0 lead.
South Pointe has left the building.
The top-seeded region three champions were evicted from the Class AAAA playoffs, 21-14, by Greer’s fourth-seeded Yellow Jackets who pulled themselves out of the rut of a dismal season to get the most stunning win in the school’s football history.
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Greer turned the clock back on Friday night to defeat Blue Ridge, 28-7, and earn a trip to the Class AAAA playoffs.
Time ran out for Eagles at Sirrine Stadium last Friday night.
A late rally came up just short, as Eastside fell to Greenville, 24-17, in the region championship game.
Greer would like nothing better than to salvage a great finish out of an otherwise disappointing season by upsetting top-seeded South Pointe in the opening round of the 4-A playoffs this Friday night. The game is set for 7:30 p.m. at the Stallions stadium on the South Pointe High campus at 801 Neely Road in Rock Hill.
Lawrence Scott led Byrnes to its ninth win of the season last Friday, rushing for two touchdowns and throwing for another in a 28-0 win over Boiling Springs.
With the win, the Rebels secure a No. 2 seed in the Class AAAAA playoffs and a home matchup with Nation Ford in round one.
It will go down as a 3-7 season in which Blue Ridge missed the playoffs.
But for head coach James Thurn, there will always be one burning question surrounding the 2019 season: what if?