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SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Eric Dungey threw for 278 yards and three touchdowns, Cole Murphy kicked a tiebreaking field goal in the fourth quarter, and Syracuse stunned No. 2 Clemson 27-24 on Friday night to put a damper on the Tigers’ chances to repeat as national champions.
HONEA PATH — The 2017 football season had not gone according to plan for the Daniel Lions, who were riding a five game losing streak coming into Friday’s game with regional foe Belton-Honea Path. The Lions’ second region game of the season looked to be no easy task, being on the road and against a solid 6-1 Bears team. For the Lions and head coach Jeff Fruster, a maximum effort and road win may have been necessary to turn the season around. The Lions fought hard on a chilly night, but could not muster enough offense and fell to the BHP Bears by a final score of 21-7.
Throughout the 2017 season, both the Seneca Bobcats and Walhalla Razorbacks have entered each game with a decided advantage in the kicking game.
WESTMINSTER — With a raucous West-Oak crowd working against their favor, the Walhalla Razorbacks overcame the noise and the pressure that came with facing off against perhaps their biggest rival, the West-Oak Warriors, in a four-set victory. Led by star sophomore Zoe Zimmerman, the Razorbacks gradually picked up steam as the match progressed, dominating in the third and fourth sets after a grueling pair of sets to begin the match.
CLEMSON — If there has been a criticism of the Clemson football team in 2017 — and that criticism is mostly confined to some spoiled fans — it’s that the Tigers have been short of style points this season.