No. 1 Spartanburg hands Riverside 5th straight loss

Published on Friday, September 25, 2015

No. 1 ranked Spartanburg beat Riverside 55-7 Friday night in a Region II-AAAA football game at Wofford College.

Spartanburg remained undefeated and Riverside winless after five games. It was the first Region game for both teams.

The Riverside Warriors trailed at halftime 49-0 for the second straight week. Spartanburg used reserves throughout the second half.

Through five games Riverside has been outscored 231 – 16 points. Ironically, Riverside’s seven points versus Spartanburg was the most points scored in one game.

Spartanburg’s Austin Scott tossed three touchdown passes, Eddie Rice recovered a fumble in the end zone for a TD and Mike Murphy added 34-yard interception return for another score to build a 35-0 first quarter lead.

The Warriors were held to minus three yards in the first quarter and only managed 38 in the first half. Spartanburg had 433 total offensive yards in the first half.

Riverside travels to Boiling Springs next Friday. Byrnes beat Boiling Springs 28-23 Friday.

Riverside            0    0    0   7 –  7

Spartanburg    35   14   0  6 – 55

Scoring summary

First quarter

SHS. Tavaris Scott 17 pass from Austin Scott. (kick good). 7-0.

SHS. 8:08. Tavien Feaster 65 pass from Austin Scott. (kick good). 14-0.

SHS. 5:50. Eric Rice 49 pass from Austin Scott. (kick good). 21-0.

SHS. 1:59. Eric Rice recovered fumble in end zone. (kick good). 28-0.

SHS. 0:59. Mike Murphy 34-yard interception return. (kick good). 35-0.

Second quarter

SHS. 5:47, Eric Rice 13 pass from Ladarius Jones, (kick good). 42-0.

SHS. 1:49  – Ladarius Jones 9 pass from Austin Scott, (kick good). 49-0

Fourth quarter

SHS. 8:55. Romain Kelly 15 pass from Thompson Rudolph. (kick failed). 55-0.

RHS. 5:12. Braxton Collins 13 pass from Logan Dibenedetto.(Atoine Kahaleh kick). 55-7.




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