Summerville football coach John McKissick has some good news for Green Wave fans.

Palmetto Christian 14, Garrett Tech 8

Fort Dorchester 12, Stall 0

Woodland 7, Ashley Ridge 7

Summerville 17, Bishop England 0

Porter-Gaud 14, Northwood Academy 6

Cane Bay 7, Colleton County 0

Goose Creek 34, Berkeley 20

“We should be better than last year,” said McKissick, who led the Green Wave to a 7-5 record in 2012.

But McKissick, who turns 87 next month, also has some words of caution.

“Everyone we play should be better than last year.”

The Green Wave took down a persistent Bishop England football team, 17-0, Friday night in a two-quarter scrimmage on the final night of the 43rd annual Sertoma Classic at The Citadel’s Johnson Hagood Stadium. A crowd of about 9,000 attended the second night, pushing the two-day total to 17,000.

The Green Wave have another year’s experience going into the 2013 season, and the higher maturity level is most evident in sophomore quarterback Sawyers Bridges, who was at the controls of the offense last season.

The son of a coach, Bridges is a leader on the field and can throw the football or tuck it and run. His arm is impressive — he throws a 90 mph fastball and already has committed to Clemson to pitch.

He threw a pair of touchdown passes against the Bishops. He connected with David Coccoli for a 28-yard TD with 8:15 left in the second quarter. The other TD pass was a 48-yard score to William Luck with four seconds left on the clock.

The Green Wave used a stable of running backs in place of departed Davon Anderson. All-state cornerback Darin Smalls started the game at RB, but Darrell Ford seemed to be the most effective.

Bishop England is 26-2 the past two years with two Division II-AA state titles. But half of the 40 players on last year’s team graduated, including quarterback Kevin Herbst.

Jack Wilson started Friday night but was replaced by Reed Fosberry. Coach Jack Cantey wanted to keep Fosberry on defense, but he might not be able to afford that luxury.

Who is the starter?

“That’s a good question,” Cantey said. “That’s always a question. We’re still working on that.”

It’s clear that Nick Shiver is the Bishops’ best ball carrier. He had a 52-yard run and had nearly 100 yards in one half. He also had runs of 11 and 14 yards.

Cantey wasn’t happy with his team’s conditioning. That could play a factor when the Bishops play the top teams in their region.

“We need to get better,” Cantey said. “We have to get better.”

In other action, Palmetto Christian beat Garrett Tech 14-8, Fort Dorchester blanked Stall 12-0, Woodland and Ashley Ridge played to a 7-7 tie, Porter-Gaud edged Northwood Academy 14-6, Cane Bay shut out Colleton County 7-0, and Goose Creek pounded Berkeley 34-20 in a two-quarter scrimmage.

The Sertoma Classic is presented each year by the Sertoma Club of Charleston as a fundraiser for local charities. This year’s main sponsor is CT Lowndes & Co.

Goose Creek won the spirit award for Day 2.

Goose Creek 34, Berkeley 20

Goose Creek made it look easy — too easy — in its win over Berkeley.

Caleb Kinlaw, who was named the Roddy White MVP of Day 2, scored on runs of 20 and 82 yards while quarterback Dantez Bennamon completed a 57-yard TD pass to junior Deondre Daniels.

Jamal Bowman scored on a 65-yard run for the Stags.

The Gators’ fourth score of the first quarter came on junior running back Tyrik Johnson’s 7-yard run.

Berkeley scored with 9:03 left in the second quarter when quarterback Matthew Harkness scored on a 20-yard keeper.

Johnson broke some tackles and displayed some great moves to score on a 55-yard run to push the lead to 34-14.

Palmetto Christian 14, Garrett Tech 8

J.T. Waters had more than 600 yards in Tuesday’s regular-season opener, a 62-49 victory over Porter-Gaud.

The Palmetto Christian quarterback was just as impressive Friday night in the one-quarter Sertoma showdown against Garrett Tech.

He threw a 17-yard TD pass to Ben German and then escaped a tackle and found a wide-open Andrew Johnstone for a 65-yard TD pass.

Garrett’s score came on a 70-yard drive that was highlighted by Jamey Cooper’s 39-yard run. Derrell Roberts scored on a 1-yard run.

Fort Dorchester 12, Stall 0

Fort Dorchester’s running game was competent and the defense, led by David Govan, was stifling as the Patriots posted an impressive victory.

Senior running back Matt Murray ripped off a 15-yard TD run, and junior quarterback Kobe Garrett scored on a 14-yard keeper.

Fort Dorchester was 5-6 last fall, its first losing season since 2005.

Woodland 7, Ashley Ridge 7

Woodland, which went 9-3 last fall, got a big play from its big safety Roderick Britt on the first play against the Swamp Foxes. He intercepted a pass at midfield and returned it 42 yards. The Wolverines moved it to the 1-yard line and Kenneth Mack scored on a 1-yard run.

Woodland has 11 starters back from last year’s team and should battle the Bishops for Region 6-AA supremacy.

Ashley Ridge tied the score with 3:08 left when junior wide receiver Charles Frederick caught a 43-yard touchdown pass.

The Wolverines mounted an impressive drive late in the quarter, but a 22-yard field goal attempt on the final play was no good.

Porter-Gaud 14, Northwood Academy 6

Porter-Gaud recovered from Tuesday night’s 62-49 debacle against Palmetto Christian to post a victory.

Sophomore Chappell Maddux threw a touchdown pass to Trey Low, and Alan Waters scored on a 5-yard run to account for the Cyclones’ scoring.

Northwood’s TD came on a 37-yard pass from Will Lloyd to Douglas Dwight.

Cane Bay 7, Colleton County 0

Cane Bay drove deep into Colleton County territory late in the quarter and finally cracked the endzone with 11 seconds left when Devin Kilgore completed a 23-yard touchdown pass to Devin Dingle.

The Cobras were impressive on defense, keeping the Cougars off the board.

Colleton County opens the season with a 34-game losing streak.