Bishop England scored 20 unanswered in a 27-7 win at Philip Simmons Friday in Charleston.
The Bishops and Iron Horses traded scores in the second quarter. Cam Costa hit Sammy Gress on a 5-yard touchdown pass to put the Bishops ahead early. Payton Woolridge answered for Philip Simmons with an 8-yard touchdown run shortly after.
Costa plowed into the end zone from 4 yards out to lift the Bishops back ahead in the third quarter. Bishops junior running back Michael Long extended a 21-7 lead with a 3-yard score in the fourth. Long later sealed the win with a 25-yard fumble return for a score.
Long ran for 193 yards in all, averaging 7.8 yards per carry, in the best rushing performance for a Bishops back since the 2017 season opener. Costa finished with 190 yards on 16-of-31 passing for the Bishops, who put together 396 total yards of offense. The Bishops defense forced four turnovers, recovering three fumbles with one interception.
Bishop England (2-0) will visit Timberland (1-1) next Friday, looking for its first win over the Wolves since 2011. Philip Simmons (0-3) will travel to Hanahan (0-2) in a matchup of two teams both searching for their first win of the season.
Palmetto Christian 80, W.W. King 8
Palmetto Christian ran for 341 yards in an 80-8 win over W.W. King Friday in Mount Pleasant.
Five different Eagles rushed for at least 50 yards and a touchdown. Connor Rourk finished with 82 yard and a score on six carries. Rourk also passed for 82 yards and two more scores. Carson Rourk added 60 yards on the ground with a touchdown. Stephen Segars ran for 60 yards and scored twice. Dalton Welch rushed for 60 yards with a touchdown, and Kendall Chakeris ran for 58 and another score. Wyatt Shogren led the Eagles receiving corps with four catches for 55 yards and two touchdowns.
Carson Rourk also led the Eagles defense with eight tackles and an interception returned for a touchdown. Welch also returned an interception for a score.
Palmetto Christian (2-0) travels to Cathedral Academy on Friday.