Battery Creek tops North Charleston

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Battery Creek defeated host North Charleston 33-16 on the road in a regional high school football game last Friday night. The victory allowed the Dolphins to remain perfect in Region 6-AA.Battery Creek improved to 3-4 overall and 2-0 in Region 6-AA with the win. With the loss, North Charleston dropped to 5-2 overall and 0-2 in the region.

Battery Creek, under the direction of head coach Jim Shuman, owned multiple leads. Pacing the Dolphins offensively, Alterell Chapman rushed for 100 yards and two touchdowns. Limited on the ground due to a bruised foot, Tyrone Dilbert added one rushing touchdown for Battery Creek in the victory. Quarterback Darius Brown added another touchdown for the Dolphins in the winning effort.

DeMarquis Gadsen provided a lift on the defensive side for Battery Creek when he returned an interception 30 yards for a touchdown. Eddie Dean led the Battery Creek defensive effort with a game-high 16 tackles. The Dolphins, however, found themselves minus standout Sonja Jones when he left the game with an injured thumb.

North Charleston lost after owning a 19-16 lead. Battery Creek has notched back-to-back wins after opening the season 1-4. The much-improved Dolphins and nearing the end of their regular-season.