Friday night's match-up between Fort Dorchester and Berkeley High School will showcase two of the Palmetto State's finest in four-star DE prospect, Robert Quinn (Fort Dorchester) and four-star running back Andre Ellington (Berkeley). Come inside for a sneak preview on what should be an interesting battle in the lowcountry.
Fort Dorchester is coming off a 28-7 season opening victory over the Goose Creek Gators. Defensive end Robert Quinn
played a significant role in the Patriots' defense, helping them to hold the Gators' offense to one touchdown the entire game. Quinn recorded 12 tackles and two quarterback sacks for the Patriots. On the offensive side of the ball, RB Dwayne Scales led the Patriots' attack with 180+ yards on the ground, including a 57 yard scamper to the house…
Last weekend, the Berkeley Stags took part in the Old Spice High School Football Showcase. The Stags took on Jacksonville's First Coast, in a game that was nationally televised on ESPN-U. 2008 Clemson commit, Andre Ellington rushed for over 180 yards and two scores for the Stags in a 26-23 loss to the Buccaneers.
With both prospects coming off of stellar performances from a week ago, this game should live up to its expectations. Here are a few other notable players to keep an eye on:
Fort Dorchester - DL Kevin McManus, DB Tony Mack, RB Dewayne Scales, QB Galen Bennett
Berkeley – DE DeAndre Richburg, DE Jordan Cooper, RB Trent Major, WR Bruce Ellington, WR Thomas Brittle, WR Rusty Walden, QB Nick Orvin
Coaches: Dr. Jerry Brown (Berkeley), Steve LaPrad (Fort Dorchester)
Records: Fort Dorchester 1-0, Berkeley 0-1
Game time is set for 7:30 PM at Bagwell Stadium, the home of the Patriots.