Game Balls: Regular-season finales bring out area's best

Nov. 1—Jordan Boyd, DL

Silver Bluff

Boyd had a hand in 12 tackles (seven solo, five assists), recorded a sack and had four tackles for loss in the Bulldogs' 54-12 win over Pelion.

Colson Brown, QB

North Augusta

Brown was front and center in the Yellow Jackets' most complete offensive performance of the season. He completed 14 of 19 passes for 226 yards and three touchdowns, and he also ran for 44 yards and a touchdown on eight carries in North Augusta's region-clinching 48-22 win over Midland Valley.

Tre Clarke, DB/WR

Strom Thurmond

Clarke made five tackles and intercepted two passes in the sixth-ranked Rebels' 26-14 win over Fox Creek.

DJ Curry, RB

North Augusta

Curry had yet another big game Friday against Midland Valley, rushing for 201 yards and three touchdowns on 27 carries.

Cameron Davis, QB/RB/DB


Davis carried the ball 28 times for 276 yards and three touchdowns and also ran in four two-point conversions in the War Eagles' 52-42 win over Calhoun County to lock up the Region 4-A title.

Jevon Edwards, RB

South Aiken

The T-Breds' sophomore running back tormented rival Aiken's defense for the second year in a row, racking up 197 yards and five touchdowns on 23 carries in the 63-30 win.

Jayden Fuller, DL/LB


Fuller made nine tackles, recorded three sacks and had an additional two quarterback hurries in the Hornets' loss to South Aiken.

Offensive Line


The War Eagles' line cleared the way for 492 rushing yards in a must-win game against Calhoun County to cap an undefeated run through region play.

Terrence Smith, QB

South Aiken

Smith ran the ball 14 times for 246 yards and four touchdowns, and he was also 6-for-8 passing for 43 yards in the T-Breds' big win over Aiken.

Tyler Smith, RB


Smith punished yet another defense, as the Mr. Football finalist went for 353 yards and five touchdowns on 32 carries as the second-ranked Warhorses locked up Region 6-AA and finished the regular season 10-0.

Braylon Staley, WR


Staley hauled in six catches for 201 yards and two touchdowns in the Hornets' loss to South Aiken.

Ian Stroman, RB/DB


Stroman ran the ball 14 times for 90 yards and two touchdowns, and he added a successful two-point conversion in the War Eagles' win.

Taylon Washington, WR

North Augusta

Washington caught five passes for 139 yards and two touchdowns in the Yellow Jackets' win over Midland Valley.

Maleik Williams, QB

Silver Bluff

Williams had another efficient night in the regular-season finale, completing 13 of 16 passes for 254 yards and two touchdowns to go with 46 rushing yards and another touchdown on eight carries. He also intercepted a pass in the Bulldogs' win over Pelion.