A 34-yard field goal by senior Justin Gravely late in the fourth quarter gave the North Greenville football team a 38-35 victory over the Pioneers of Tusculum College last Saturday night.
Out of the maelstrom that was New Hampshire Motor Speedway sped Joey Logano, who took control of last Sunday’s Sylvania 300 on a restart with 27 laps left and held on to win the second race in the chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup.
Blue Ridge girls tennis defeats Greer
Final: Greer 3 Blue Ridge 4
No. 1 singles: K. Sandusky (G) def. H. Cox 6-0, 6-0
No. 2 singles: K. Gibson (BR) def. H. Taylor 6-2, 6-2
No. 3 singles: M. Harvey (G) def. H. Chapman 6-4, 6-4
No. 4 singles: A. Lynn (BR) def. G. Harvell 6-0, 6-0
The game will be remembered as one of the most exciting finishes in Greer High football history. Zach Glidden raced down the sidelines to grab a 40-yard touchdown pass from Mario Cusano on the final play to give the visiting Yellow Jackets a 28-22 victory over Union County.
Eastside held off a late rally to put away its first win of the season against Wade Hampton Friday night.
Plenty went right early for the Eagles during the 23-20 victory, and it would be enough to sustain a vicious second half comeback from the 0-4 Generals.
The Rebels could not recover from an early deficit Friday night in Concord, California, falling to De La Salle 56-28 in a nationally televised matchup.
Byrnes, now 2-1 on the season, got all it could handle from the Spartans, according to head coach Brian Lane.
Eastside quarterback Drake Turnquist has been waiting for his offense to put together a complete game, and it finally did last Friday at Wade Hampton.
The Eagles notched a 23-20 victory over the Generals, earning the teams first win of the season.
Turnquist ran for a touchdown and threw for another during the win.
Greer escaped from Union with a Jacket Bowl victory Friday night, and part of it was thanks to the defensive play of Tiquan Lyles.
Blue Ridge did not cross the goal line during a road trip to Toccoa, Georgia Friday, falling to Stephens County 28-0.
The Tigers are now 2-1 heading into region play.
“We’ve played three [Class] AAAA teams, which was some tough competition,” head coach Shane Clark said. “We hope that will help us out in region play.”
A late go-ahead score buried Riverside Friday during a 21-14 loss to Woodmont.
The game, which was delayed for nearly an hour due to inclement weather, gave the Warriors their second loss of the season.
“We had our chances going back and forth,” Smith said. “We just ran out of time. I felt like we gave the game away.”