Friday, November 7, 2008

South Pointe beats Rock Hill, closes 11-0

Rock Hill South Pointe, No. 2 in the Observer Sweet 16 football poll, capped an 11-0 regular season with a 31-10 victory against Rock Hill on Thursday.

The Stallions clinched the Region 4 4A championship with a 5-0 mark, and ended Rock Hill’s seven-game winning streak.

South Pointe quarterback Stephon Gilmore ran for 119 yards and a touchdown on 13 carries, and passed for 142 yards, including an 85-yard touchdown to Devin Wherry.

Jamal Tyler had 150 rushing yards and a touchdown on 27 carries for Rock Hill (9-2), which is No. 13 in the Sweet 16.

-- Cliff Mehrtens