PREP FOOTBALL ROUNDUP: West Marion takes down Columbia

PREP FOOTBALL ROUNDUP: West Marion takes down Columbia

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PREP FOOTBALL ROUNDUP: West Marion takes down Columbia

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Columbia’s Antonia James tries to break free from West Marion’s Stacy Brown during Friday night’s game at Columbia.

Columbia’s Antonia James tries to break free from West Marion’s Stacy Brown during Friday night’s game at Columbia.

Josh Miller ran for two touchdowns and threw two more, while Caleb Batie added a pair of rushing scores as West Marion trounced Columbia 44-13.

In the intracounty battle Friday at Columbia, the Trojans took control early. Miller got the scoring started with a 16-yard touchdown run, followed by a 6-yard scoring run in the first quarter.

Miller’s 54-yard touchdown pass to Adrian Miller was followed by a 2-yard score by Batie. After a safety, Batie ran in another score from 1 yard out. Miller closed out the first-half scoring with a 15-yard strike to Stacy Brown.

West Marion led 44-0 at halftime.

The Wildcats added two fourth-quarter scores courtesy of a Mikail Webb-to-Fredrick Peters 24-yard touchdown pass and an 11-yard run by Webb.

Sacred Heart 20, Mount Olive 6

All the scoring was done by halftime, as Sacred Heart got one rushing touchdown from Campbell Klein and a pair of rushing touchdowns from Will Agnew en route to a 20-6 road victory over Mount Olive Friday.

The Crusaders improve to 2-2, while the Pirates drop to 0-4.

Klein’s score came from 3 yards out in the first quarter, while Agnew scored on runs of 15 yards and 1 yard in the second quarter to give the visitors the lead.

Sacred Heart enjoys a bye next week before returning home to face Lumberton on Sept. 25.

Silliman 27,

Columbia Academy 20

Silliman Institute scored 13 fourth-quarter points to rally and beat Columbia Academy.

The teams were tied 14-14 at halftime.

Colton Sandifer’s 1-yard touchdown run put the Cougars on the board in the second quarter, while Wiley Cleland’s 14-yard pass to Heath Greenlee resulted in another score.

In the fourth quarter, Greenlee scored on a 4-yard run.

The Cougars drop to 2-2.

Resurrection 14,

Perry Central 8

The scoring started late, but Resurrection got a pair of third-quarter touchdowns to upend Perry Central Friday at New Augusta.

The Eagles broke the scoreless tie with 9:09 left in the third quarter on a 14-yard rushing score by Patrick Watts.

Less than a minute later, Cearly Parker returned a Bulldog fumble for a touchdown, giving the visitors a 14-0 lead.

Tijuan Bolton’s 20-yard touchdown pass to Jalen Scott with 11:52 left in the game and George Bolton’s 2-point conversion run cut the lead to 14-8.

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