Roundup: Hornets turnover Lions, Panthers win with late heroics
Published: Friday, September 27, 2013 at 6:46 p.m.
Last Modified: Friday, September 27, 2013 at 6:46 p.m.
MAYO — Class 1A No. 3 Lafayette forced eight turnovers Friday against Potter's House Christian in a 34-6 high school football win.
Quarterback Brycen Lee finished 14 for 24 for 149 yards and two touchdowns for the Hornets (4-0). Jajuan Commacho added 62 yards, and a score, on 13 carries.
The Lions fell to 0-5.
Newberry 34, Keystone Heights 24: Monte Seabrook willed the Panthers (3-2, 0-1) to a come-from-behind victory over the host Indians (2-2, 1-0).
With Newberry trailing 24-20 late in the fourth quarter, Seabrook ran back a 75-yard kickoff for the go-ahead score.
On the ensuing kickoff, Newberry's Malik Neal recovered Keystone Heights' fumble and returned it 15 yards for a touchdown.
Seabrook's impressive night also included 87 rushing yards, a rushing score, and two interceptions in the Panthers' end zone, including a 101-yard interception return that ended just short of the goal line.
Anton Noble led the Indians with 223 yards and a touchdown on 28 carries.
Columbia 59, Jacksonville Englewood 0: At Jacksonville, the Tigers, ranked No. 2 in Class 6A, improve to 5-0 overall and 2-0 in District 3. Englewood drops to 1-4, 0-2. Junior running back Lonnie Underwood ran for 159 yards and five touchdowns in one half of play. He now has 22 touchdowns in five games this season.
Union County 35, Hamilton County 6: The Tigers, ranked No. 1 in Class 1A, remained unbeaten, at 5-0, with a road win in Jasper. Hamilton County falls to 1-3.
Union County opens district play with a huge clash at undefeated Dixie County (4-0, 1-0) next week.
Santa Fe 26, Interlachen 0: The Raiders (2-3, 0-2) exploded for 392 rushing yards on 44 carries.
Marcus Archer led the attack with 105 yards and two touchdowns on just six rushes for the Raiders.
The Rams (1-4) finished with negative total yardage on offense.