A confusing Friday night playoff clash at Wren High capped Greer’s football season of frustrations. The Yellow Jackets were rudely eliminated in a battle that was closer that the eye-popping margin of 65-29 would indicate.
Byrnes coach Reggie Shaw was unsure about his team’s second round matchup with a Laurens squad that relies heavily on the wing-T offense.
The 2020 football season can’t get here fast enough for Greer’s Yellow Jackets who are anxious to put the disappointing 2019 campaign in the rear view mirror.
It’s been nearly two months since Byrnes dominated Gaffney, 57-30, in a rivalry matchup on the road, but a rematch has been set.
And this time the stakes are much higher, as a trip to the Upper State final hangs in the balance.
Byrnes players selected for all-star games
Four Byrnes High varsity football players have been selected to play in post-season all-star games.
Lineman Chuck Strickland and defensive end Josh Byrd will compete in the North-South Game on Saturday, Dec. 14, in Myrtle Beach.
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.
Greer volleyball team receives awards
Several Greer High volleyball team members have been recognized for their accomplishments.
Region 2 All-Region
All-Star State Team