Jackets season comes to an
end with 23-0 loss to BHP
Graham Williams - Union Daily Times
HONEA PATH – Six years of frustration ended for
Belton-Honea Path Friday night as the Bears shut out
The two teams had met five times in the playoffs since
1997, with the Yellow Jackets winning each time. Last year,
This will be the first season since 1999 that the Yellow Jackets have failed to advance to the upperstate finals.
The Bears dominated the game, holding
Poor field position hampered the Yellow Jackets throughout
the first half and contributed to BHP’s first score. After
The Yellow Jackets forced a fumble to stop a BHP drive early in the third quarter and took over at their own 15-yard line. The drive stalled, however, and when punter David Gregory called for the ball it sailed over his head. He was forced to kick it out of the end zone, giving the Bears a safety and a 16-0 lead.
On the ensuing free kick, BHP fumbled the ball, but the
Bears’ Kyle Coleman picked it up and ran all the way down to
The Yellow Jackets end their season with a 6-6 record.
Union 0 0 0 0 – 0
BHP 7 7 9 0 – 0
BHP – Robinson 5 run (Jenkins kick)
BHP – Clinkscales 1 run (Jenkins kick)
BHP – Safety, ball kicked out of end zone
BHP – Robinson 10 run (Jenkins kick)
Passing, A-C-I: Union 10-33-3, BHP
Penalties: Union 12-62, BHP 12-110
Rushing: Sims (U) 5-5 yards, Brewington (U) 4-19 yards, Smith (U) 7-37 yards; Robinson (BHP) 18-70 yards, Clinkscales (BHP) 17-44 yards, Harper (BHP) 3-9 yards.
Passing: Brewington (U)
Receiving: Dye (U) 3-12, Callahan (U) 3-20, Sims (U) 1-2, Smith (U) 1-4, Glenn (U) 1-1; Miller (BHP) 2-20, Robinson (BHP) 1-15, Jackson (BHP) 1-25, Culbertson (BHP) 1-9.
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