The North Greenville University football team earned a 41-31 victory over Brevard College last Saturday night in Younts Stadium.
By Mark Vasto
There’s a joke about rock-music critics from the old school, how they all love to write about Bob Dylan and, failing that, Bruce Springsteen. Whenever they get a chance to write about sports, invariably they write about baseball.
The Rebels are back on track.
After picking up its first loss of the season against De La Salle in week three, Byrnes bounced back for a 29-7 rivalry win over Gaffney Friday night.
Head coach Brian Lane said he was eager to see how his team would respond to adversity.
Blue Ridge made a statement during its first region win of the season, knocking off Eastside 28-0 on the road Friday night.
With the win, the Tigers move to 3-1 on the year while Eastside falls to 1-3.
For the third time this season, the Yellow Jackets were forced to fight from behind to remain unbeaten.
Despite several early turnovers and miscues, Greer earned its fourth win of the season last Friday night at Emerald, taking the region matchup by a score of 28-13.
For Greer, it was all about defense.
Melvin Smith found plenty of success on the ground Friday night during his team’s first region win of the season.
Not much went right for the Warriors Friday night at Hillcrest.
Riverside gave up four unanswered touchdowns in the first half in route to its 38-0 loss to Hillcrest.
Head coach Phil Smith said his guys could not find a rhythm against a team that was “faster and stronger.”
Devin Dexter was an unstoppable force for Byrnes during the team’s 29-7 win over rival Gaffney.
The junior defensive lineman had five solo tackles, five assisted tackles, one sack and one safety, earning Defensive Player of the Week honors from The Greer Citizen and Owens Insurance.
Coming off a 28-13 win over Emerald, Greer is hoping to stay on track this Friday night at home against Travelers Rest.
The game will mark the end of a week of homecoming festivities for the undefeated Yellow Jackets and head coach Will Young said he wants his team to continue its physical play.
It has been a rough couple of weeks for the Warriors, but they hope to change that this Friday night at home against Spartanburg.
Riverside is coming off a 38-0 loss to Hillcrest, but Spartanburg did not favor so well in week four either.