Friday, August 25, 2017
Strom Thurmond High School
The Strom Thurmond Rebels cruised to a 37-6 victory over the Aiken Hornets Friday night. The Rebels are now 2-0 on the season. The Rebel ground attack was at full force as the offensive line cleared the way for the offense to rush for 306 yards on the night. Leading the way for the Rebels offensively was Jaquan Edwards who rushed for 188 yards and two touchdowns on 21 carries. Javin Holston also had a great game as he blocked a punt and also rushed for 83 yards and two touchdowns on 5 carries. Defensively the Rebels forced 4 turnovers and held Aiken to -18 yards on the ground. Several Rebels had big games on the defensive side of the ball. Defensive end Tre Moore had 8.5 tackles, 1 sack, 2 tackles for a loss, and a forced fumble. Linebacker AJ Valentine had 8 tackles and line backer Ford Williams had 7. Cornerbacks Mike Robinson and Robert West both had interceptions. The Rebels have a bye this week and will be on the road the following three weeks against non region opponents Emerald, Midland Valley, and North Augusta.