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DORCHESTER — The Woodland Wolverines picked up their first-ever win over Hanahan, holding off the Hawks, 42-35, in a battle of unbeaten high school football teams on Wednesday night. 

GOOSE CREEK — Friday night’s game between long-time rivals Summerville and Goose Creek had very little defense. Both offenses went up and down the field all night long and Summerville won the contest, 56-30.

Daniel Stanley had 219 yards of total offense, ran for a touchdown, threw for another and added an interception in the fourth quarter to lead Aynor past Philip Simmons, 52-31, Friday night at Philip Simmons High School.

GOOSE CREEK — Say what you want about Stratford High School’s record in non-region play, but this much is certain: The Knights are not ducking anybody, including the top program in the state, Dutch Fork High School.

MOUNT PLEASANT — It took the Hanahan High offense more than a half to get going against undefeated Lucy Beckham, and even then there wasn’t much offense to speak of.

West Ashley running back William Washington rushed for 94 yards and scored one touchdown to lead the Wildcats past Berkeley, 26-0, Friday night before a rain-soaked crowd of about 2,000 at West Ashley High School.

ST. STEPHEN — Two rival Berkeley County football programs guided by first cousins went toe to toe Friday, and it was every bit the hard-hitting encounter that would be expected between Timberland and Cross high schools.

MONCKS CORNER — The 2022 Summerville High football team continued to flex some early season muscle on Friday night, improving to 2-0 with an impressive 38-6 win over longtime rival Berkeley at Bonner Stadium.

MOUNT PLEASANT — The state’s top offensive line prospect for the class of 2023 is off the board. Oceanside Collegiate senior Monroe Freeling ended his recruiting process on Aug. 29, announcing a verbal commitment to the University of Georgia.

Coach Marion Brown’s Baptist Hill Bobcats look to be the class of Region 8-A in high school football. As one of the top 10 Class A teams in the state every year, Baptist Hill is most often the pick to win the region championship, regardless of how the region is aligned.

The South Carolina Independent Schools Association will have a different look for the 2022 football season. The private-school league has added a fourth classification, and several schools that have fielded eight-man football programs in the past are venturing into the 11-man ranks.

Charleston-area high school football teams left out of the field of teams in two preseason jamborees on Friday night got a chance to showcase their talents on Saturday night at the first 1team1cause football showcase at Charleston Southern University’s Buccaneer Field.