Rec stars shoot for titles Monday

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By Ernie Rowell

Two Lancaster County Parks and Recreation all-star football teams will bid for Central District championships Monday night in Rock Hill.

The Lancaster County Blue stars, ages 10-under, face Rock Hill Parks Recreation and Tourism NFC in the 6:30 p.m. game at Hargett Park.

Lancaster County Blue downed Rock Hill 6-0 on Wednesday night at Memorial Stadium to stay alive for the district crown.

In the opening half, Keendarius Truesdale scored on a 55-yard run for the game’s lone score.

The LCPRC Blue all-stars held on and notched the shutout win, its second straight, as Tyquantay Myers recovered a fumble to stop a key Rock Hill drive.

The Blue small fry stars opened play with a 36-0 win over Fairfield County last Monday at Fairfield Central High School.

The Blue stars shot to a 20-0 halftime lead on the way to the 36-point win.

Kendarius Truesdale scored twice and Markeithan Watts added a couple of scores to pace the Blue to the shutout win over the host Fairfield County stars.

Truesdale also tallied two extra points.

The Lancaster County mite all-stars face Rock Hill YMCA White or Fairfield County for the Central District football crown at 7:45 on Monday night.

The Lancaster County mite all-stars, ages 11-12, were also impressive in their playoff opener, posting a 24-6 win over Rock Hill Parks, Recreation and Tourism Red.

Lancaster County opened the scoring as Tripp Rollings hit Quadarius Fair on a 27-yard scoring pass.

Robert White, who had a sterling effort, tallied on the conversion for an 8-0 lead.

Jimmy Hill dashed 31 yards for a touchdown and White added the conversion to give Lancaster County a 16-6 lead.

White, who recovered two fumbles and picked off a pass, returned an interception 60 yards for a 22-6 lead.

Hill tallied on the conversion to cap the 18-point Lancaster County win.

Hargett Park is located on Cherry Road in Rock Hill across the street from the entrance to Cherry Park. The winning teams advance to the Upper State championship games.