Fort Dorchester jumped to a 41-0 halftime lead and crushed Carolina Forest 62-14 in an impressive season opener.

The Patriots rolled for nearly 700 total yards and had three running backs have big nights.

Datron James tallied 278 yards rushing and scored a touchdown. Matt Murray added 165 yards and two scores while Nashon Silas lit up the Carolina Forest (0-2) defense for 178 yards and three TDs.

Fort Dorchester, which is coming off a 5-6 season, played well, according to coach Steve LaPrad.

“The defense played well. We pulled our starters in the second half and everyone got a chance to play.”

Fort Dorchester travels to Cane Bay next week.

Cross 48, C.E. Murray 12

Devante Shepard had 23 carries for 179 yards and three rushing touchdowns to lead Cross (1-1) over C.E. Murray (1-1).

Dionte Evans had 14 carries with 171 yards for Cross, while Diamonte Evans had eight carries for 112 yards.

C.E. Murray 12 0 0 0—12

Cross 28 0 12 8—48

C.E. Murray— Steven Edwards 47 run (run failed)

Cross— Devante Shepard 5 run (Dionte Evans pass to Anthony Myers)

Cross— Jamar Matthews 17 pass to Dionte Evans (Shepard run)

Cross— Diamonte Evans 19 run (kick failed)

Cross— Shepard 2 run (run failed)

C.E. Murray— Oceanez Fluitt 70 kick return (pass failed)

Cross— Shepard 13 run (pass failed)

Cross— Dionte Evans 3 run (run failed)

Cross— Diamonte Evans 19 run (Diamonte 2 run)

Next: Cross at Timberland; C.E. Murray at Kingstree.

Baptist Hill 14, Stall 0

Baptist Hill quarterback Troy Harrison ran for one touchdown and threw for another as the Bobcats posted a victory over visiting Stall (0-1).

Harrison completed 11 of 22 passes for 191 yards, including a 48-yard pass to DeAngelo Frasier. He also carried the ball 15 times for 77 yards.

Another key for the Bobcats’ (2-0) offense was Dakota Holmes, who finished with 11 carries for 193 yards.

Garrett 42, Lincoln 16

Garrett Tech (1-0) handed Lincoln its 47th straight loss.

Lincoln has not won a game since Oct. 3, 2008, when it beat Branchville. The Yellow Jackets are off next week.

The longest losing streak in state history is 48 and belongs to Waccamaw.

J. Island 40, St. John’s 6

James Island rebounded from last week’s opening loss to Wando by defeating St. John’s.

The Trojans (1-1) will travel to West Ashley next week.

The Islanders (1-1) will host Carvers Bay.