Greer wins battle of
GREER — Union fell to Greer 16-9 on Saturday at Dooley Field.
Union led 9-0 after a 27-yard Brooke Jackson field goal and a 1-yard Devon
Thompson’s run came with 30.8 second left in the first half. Union tried an
onside kick and Greer recovered.
Greer quarterback Taylor Johnson launched a bomb and Justin Anderson brought it
down for a 52-yard touchdown reception. Daniel Fiske added the kick.
Union led 9-7 at halftime, but the momentum had swung to Greer, which was held
to minus 1-yard rushing in the first half. In fact, Union held Greer to 28 yards
rushing and star running back Antoine Cross to two yards on 10 carries for the
But Union suffered a blow on the first drive of the second half. Quarterback
Cameron Willis, who has had shoulder and elbow problems all year, was injured
when his shoulder was jammed into the ground. Coach Tommy Bobo took Willis out
as a precaution.
Willis had 72 yards on six completions at that point. He should be available
Bo Whitney replaced Willis. On his second play, he fumbled the snap. That led to
a 19-yard Fiske field goal and Greer’s first lead.
Greer linebacker Ivan Dodd returned an interception for a touchdown in the final
seconds for the final margin of victory. Union (4-6, 4-3) travels to Greenville
to open the playoffs on Friday. Greer (9-1, 7-0) hosts Dreher on Friday.
——Greer 16, Union 9
UHS 3 6 0 0 - 9 GHS 0 7 3 6 - 16
UHS - Jackson 27 field goal UHS - Thompson 1 run (kick failed) GHS - Anderson 52
pass from Johnson (Fiske kick) GHS - Fiske 19 field goal GHS - Dodd 25
interception return (no kick)
First downs: UHS 11, GHS 5 Rushing: UHS 37-63, GHS 29-28 Passing: UHS 7-18-2-87,
GHS 4-16-3-73 Fumbles/lost: UHS 4-3, GHS 3-0 Penalties: UHS 13-111, GHS 6-60
Rushing: UHS — Smith 13-35, Bates 7-24, Willis 7-(-3), Anderson 2-3, Thompson
1-1, Whitney 7-3. Greer — Cross10-2, Sullivan 12-22, Johnson 4-0, Fryar 1-2,
Willett 2-2. Passing: UHS — Willis 6-14-1-72, Whitney 1-4-1-15. GHS —
Johnson 4-16-3-73. Receiving: UHS — Crawford 5-48, Sims 1-19, Gilmore 1-20.
GHS — Murphy 3-21, Anderson 1-52.
3A UPSTATE PLAYOFF BRACKET
16 Mann at 1 BHP; 9 Riverside at 8 Berea; 11 Fairfield-Central at 6 Clinton; 13
Pickens at 4 Chester; 14 Dreher at 3 Greer; 12 Union at 5 Greenville; 10 Daniel
at 7 Lugoff-Elgin; 15 Blue Ridge at 2 Blythewood
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