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Blue Ridge earned another region victory Friday night, defeating Southside and moving to 6-2 on the season. The Tigers face Chapman this Friday at home.

Tigers power past Southside

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Southside had no answer for Vonta Jenkins, and it showed Friday night during Blue Ridge’s 31-13 victory.

Jenkins rushed for three scores and made several key defensive plays, giving the Tigers the boost they needed to secure their sixth win of the season.

Emanuel Jackson had a long touchdown reception in Friday’s win over Mauldin.

Warriors down Mauldin, 26-7

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The Warriors remain in the playoff hunt, taking care of business against Mauldin in a 26-7 victory.

Riverside, which had not won a Region II-AAAA game coming into the season, now sits at 3-5 overall with an even 2-2 record in conference games.

Yellow Jacket wide receiver Dorian Lindsey caught seven passes for 107 yards and a touchdown. He also rushed for 86 yards in Greer’s 47-10 blowout win over Chapman.

Greer trumps Chapman

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Chapman splattered like a bug hitting a windshield Friday night when the Panthers ran head-on into Greer’s defense that paved the way for an eighth straight win. The Yellow Jackets’ usual suspects continued to make big plays on offense in the 47-10 triumph, but the defense stole the show.

Dawkins makes it look easy

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Byrnes wide out Chavis Dawkins averaged more than 50 yards per catch against JL Mann, scoring three touchdowns and helping his team earn its seventh win of the season.

For his performance, Dawkins received the Offensive Player of the Week award from The Greer Citizen and Owens Insurance.

Ty Thomason and the Eagles hope to earn their first region win this Friday at Travelers Rest.

Eagles search for answers

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Eastside’s homecoming was spoiled by Berea running back Stevie Williams, who exposed the Eagles defense last Friday night, racking up 340 rushing yards on more than 33 carries.

Eastside fell to the Bulldogs, 32-20, dropping its fifth straight region game. With the loss, the Eagles move to 1-7 on the year.

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