The SV Varsity Football team defeated Irmo HS 24-17 this past Friday to get 2nd place in Region 5-AAAAA and host West Ashley in the first round of the AAAAA playoffs on Friday November 18th. The Vikings finish the regular season 7-3 Region 4-2. The Vikings were led on offense by Tate I'auolauo who rushed 16 times for 116 yards and 2 TD's. Jaylon Morris had 8 rushes for 72 yards and 1 TD. KeAndre Jones and Quincy Hill had a combined 116 yards between them. The offensive line was led by John Sullivan and Julian Watson who both grade out over 90 %.
Jake Hamilton was 3-3 on extra points and Bruce Williams had a 33 yard field goal. On defense the Vikings were led by Channing Tindall who had 17 tackles, DaPrince Haynes and London Thompson had 12 tackles each, while Paul Stokes had 10 tackles. Jacobie Elkins had an interception in the end zone to stop an Irmo drive late in the 2nd quarter. The defense played superb making a goal line stance with 3 minutes left and the offense drove down the field 80 yards in less then 2 minutes and scored the winning TD on Tate I'auolauo 28 yard scamper with a minute left in the game. Thanks to all the fans, ROTC, cheerleaders and band for a great showing on Senior Night!!
The Vikings are off this Friday but they will host West Ashley on Friday November 18th at 7:30 for the first round of the AAAAA play offs. We are the only Richland School District 2 school who will be at home for the play offs. We need as many fans as possible to come out and support the Vikings. Bring a fan from another school as we hope to Pack Parone Stadium. #PaintHarryParoneGreen&Gold