A blowout and heartbreakers in week two

The Skyhawks dominated the Bulldogs last Friday night, holding them to 75 yards total offense.
Bird racked up 47 first half points and didn’t look back, needing just 24 offensive plays to dispatch Wythe.

Skyhawks win Battle of Chester, dominate on both sides of ball

The 40th edition of the Battle of Chester featured the defending division six state champions in the L.C. Bird Skyhawks, and a young, upstart Thomas Dale squad fresh off of a week zero victory against Cosby. The Skyhawks would dominate the game on both sides of the ball en route to their sixth straight victory against the Knights, 35-6.

The Next Level: Birdsong, Frye, Walker

Frye, the younger brother of College of Charleston women’s basketball standout Alyssa Frye, has begun to develop into a special teams force for the Hokies. The sophomore has recorded four tackles in team’s first two games, including two tackles against top ranked Alabama.

Week 1 game recaps

Meadowbrook 20, Manchester 13
Senior Terrelle Whitaker turned in a big game for the Monarchs, catching a four-yard touchdown pass from sophomore Talik Mann and returning a kick-off 75 yards to seal the win for the Monarchs.

Meadowbrook took an early lead, but after Manchester’s Jonathan Duhart returned an interception for an 86-yard touchdown to bring the score to 14-13, the Monarch special teams came up huge with a blocked extra point to preserve the lead.

Knights, Skyhawks faceoff in Battle of Chester Friday

The Battle of Chester is a timeless rivalry between two schools that are just six miles from each other. Over the past three seasons, L.C. Bird has swung the series in their favor, winning the last five meetings between the teams.

The Next Level: Harris, Nuckols, Moses

Harris was named the Walter Camp National Defensive Player of the Week for his efforts in Virginia’s victory over BYU last Saturday. The Cavaliers won 19-16 while Harris had 11 tackles (three solo), a quarterback sack, an interception, and a blocked punt.