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The Rock Hill Y all-stars halted the postseason football hopes of the Lancaster County Parks and Recreation North small fry all-stars Thursday night at Rock Hill’s District Three Stadium.
Host Rock Hill scored a touchdown in each half on the way to the 12-0 win over the Lancaster County North small fry stars.
Rock Hill held a 6-0 lead at the half and added a second score in the final half to seal the shutout win and advance to the Central District title game on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. in Lancaster.
The Rock Hill team faces The Lancaster County small fry South stars of coach Kris Self.
“We just couldn’t pull it off,” said North small fry all-star coach Marc Stinson. “We had two fumbles on the night, one inside their 30-yard line.”
Stinson saluted nose tackle Tyrese McCree who had a pair of sacks and R’Kavious Barnes, who had one sack.
“I also appreciate the help and support of our parents and the county recreation commission and its staff,” he said.
The Lancaster County North small fry all-stars opened the playoffs with a 12-0 win over Fairfield County at Fairfield Central High School on Wednesday night.
Darrion Wright scored two touchdowns to pace the North team to a 12-0 win over Fairfield County .
Wright, at quarterback, scored on a draw and a sneak. Stinson lauded the play of Damajae Ingram who ran the ball to key the team’s scoring drives.”
The LC South small fry stars notched a 16-14 comeback win over Fort Mill. Fort Mill had an 8-0 edge at the half, but the Lancaster County small fry stars stormed back.
LC, on its first possession, tallied, with Noah Vincent dashing 75 yards for a touchdown. Dalton Small added the conversion to tie the game.
Jamie Hinson, who had three interceptions on the night, picked off a pass to set up what proved to be the decisive score for the local small fry stars.
Small scored on a two-yard run and Vincent added the conversion run for a 16-8 LC lead.
Fort Mill closed the gap, 16-14, but Vincent came up big on the conversion with a clutch interception.
The South mite stars also play Tuesday at 7:30 after taking an 18-0 win over Tega Cay.
Rhylee Blackmon was the star with two touchdowns, 45-yard and 35-yard TD runs.