Vincent squeaks past Francis Marion

FROM STAFF REPORTS

Vincent High School senior running back Ben McKinney rushed for three touchdowns to help the Yellow Jackets remain undefeated in Class 2A, Region 4 play following a 36-34 win Oct. 1 on the road at Francis Marion.

Demonte Johnson connected with Sedarius Lawson for a 29-yard scoring strike for the Yellow Jackets’ first touchdown in the game in the second quarter.

McKinney added a 20-yard rushing touchdown and a 9-yard rushing touchdown in the second quarter.

Shacorry Lilly added a 30-yard rushing touchdown in the third quarter. McKinney capped the scoring for the Yellow Jackets with his 8-yard touchdown run.

Johnson ran it in successfully on two 2-point conversion attempts and threw a pass to Ryan Kelow for another 2-point conversion in the victory.

McKinney led Vincent (4-2, 4-0 in Class 2A, Region 4) with 126 rushing yards and three touchdowns on 21 attempts.

Lilly added 95 rushing yards and a touchdown on nine attempts and Johnson finished with 30 rushing yards on nine carries.

Johnson completed 8-of-16 passes for 79 yards with a touchdown and an interception.

Johnson and Lilly led the Vincent defense with seven tackles each.

The Yellow Jackets host Isabella in their homecoming game Oct. 8.