Viking Sports Wrap
The Spring Valley Varsity Football team finished the season undefeated beating arch rival Richland Northeast High School 48-7. The win secures the first ever 11-0 season in the history of Spring Valley High School. That along with the JV football team going undefeated, as well, at 10-0.
The Vikings were led on offense by John Miller who rushed 10 times for 64 yards, 3 TD's and a 21 yard reception. Chris Adams rushed 12 times for 63 yards and a TD. He also was 3 for 5 for 100 yards passing. Alec Koon had 9 rushes for 53 yards. The following players also scored touchdowns for the Vikings. Ryan Lee had a 5 yd TD run, Josh Harlan had an 8 yard TD run, Kristion Glover had a 26 yard TD run. Jordan Foster led the Vikings receivers with 2 receptions for 79 yards. The offensive line did a great job as well night.
On the defensive side of the ball Christian Miller had 11 tackles, 4 tackles for loss and 4 sacks. Josh Harlan had 13 tackles, 2 tackles for loss and 1 fumble recovery. Ja'Lon Williams had 11 tackles, 2 tackles for loss and 2 sacks. DeMarcus Muscove had 4 tackles and 2 pass break ups. Cooper Gresham had an excellent night kicking the ball going 6 for 7 on ext. points and kicking 5 of his 8 kick offs through the end zone.
The #4 seeded Vikings will host the first round of the AAAA Div. 1 playoffs at home against Spartanburg High School . We will need a huge crowd for this big playoff game. Spring Valley has not hosted a home playoff game in over 8 years. We appreciate the great crowd we had night against Richland Northeast High School. We would also like to thank the Spring Valley Band, Cheerleaders, ROTC, Viking Football Booster Club, Student Activities, Northeast Baptist Church for the pregame meals, Administration, Faculty, Athletic Support Team and most importantly the students and community for all of your support throughout this season. This certainly wouldn't have happened without all of your support. We are not done though, 4 more weeks of support!!!
Boys Cross Country
, the Boys Cross Country Team placed 4th in the State Meet. We were ranked 7th going in and ran a very good race. The three teams ahead of us just ran great and we could not have beaten them on our best day. Jack Timmerman placed 9th overall, was All-State, and was selected to participate in the Shrine Bowl Run.
The Boys finished the season with a 21-1 regular season, a win in the Championship Division of the Coaches Classic, Champions of the Western Carolina University Invitational, Champions of the High Country Classic, REGION Champions and 4th at State. We should all be very proud of these young student-athletes: Jack Timmerman, Ben Garrett, Jon Clymer, Kimani Hayes, Will Braddock, Mark Doucette, and Jacob Maldonado.
night the JV football team beat RNE at Harry Parone 28-8 to finish the season at 10-0. This makes the JV regional champs 2 years running. The captains for Thursday night's game were Brandon Hare for defense and Kristion Glover on offense.
On offense, T'Juan Fulton opened the scoring with a 70 yard touchdown run. Kristion Glover had an excellent 35 yard run that almost made it to the end zone. This was followed by a Noah Davis touchdown from the 2 yard line. In the 3rd, T'Juan Fulton again scored from 12 yards out and Kadarius Bunch scored from a yard out in the fourth. R.J. Bacon was again perfect on PAT's, 4 for 4.
On defense, Cameron Cain got an interception early in the first to return the ball to the Vikings offense. Later on in the first half, Prince Howard came up with a QB sack that forced a Cavalier punt. Devon Keith had a dominating night on defense, accounting for another sack late in the third and several tackles throughout the game. Derek Green returned to the JV lineup following an injury, and sealed the fate of the Cavaliers with a 4th quarter interception. It was a great JV season!
The Spring Valley Varsity Cheerleaders participated in the 4A Upper State Qualifiers on Monday, November 11th, hosted by Northwestern High School. Spring Valley was one of the 10 teams that qualified to participate at the State Championships on at The Colonial Life Arena in Columbia. Congratulations Ladies!!