KEY PLAY: After James Island pulled to within 22-11 early in the fourth, West Ashley answered with a 54-yard drive on 7 plays with Thomas Woodhead scoring from 1 yard to put the Trojans away.
STARS: The Wildcats' Jaime Rivers rushed for 131 yards on 16 carries and scored two TDs. Woodhead added 75 yards on 19 carries and one TD.
QUOTE: "This is the first winning season in the history of West Ashley football," said Wildcats coach Bobby Marion. "These kids deserved it. We are 4 points away from being 8-3. Our seniors have done a super job."
NOTE: West Ashley's Woodhead went over the 1,000-yard rushing mark for the season with 1,001 yards rushing. He is 2 yards away from breaking the Wildcats single- season rushing record.
NExt: WA in AAAA playoffs.
Records: WA 6-5, 2-7; JI 4-7, 0-4
WA--Jaime Rivers 5 run (kick failed)
JI--Collin Cooper 32 FG
WA--Rivers 8 run (kick failed)
WA--Matt Stonaker 31 FG
WA--Derreas Brown 5 pass from Thomas Woodhead (Stonaker kick)
JI--Tyler Stubbs 8 run (Cornell Stanley run)
WA--Woodhead 1 run (Stonaker kick).