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High school football: Whale Branch rolls over North Charleston

The Whale Branch football team claimed its third straight win on Friday night, defeating North Charleston 64-12.

With the win, Whale Branch improved to 3-4 overall and 2-0 in Region 6-AA.

The Warriors are playing their best football in the second half of the 2014 season, and have turned around after opening the current campaign 0-4.

The Warriors thrived throughout the regular-season game. Offensively, D.J. Davis and Ezekiel Carter scored three rushing touchdowns apiece.

Another Whale Branch back, Johnny Siplen, scored on a pair of runs, one of which covered 67 yards. Braxton Bowers added a two-point conversion.

Leading the Whale Branch special teams unit, kicker Ben Wallace connected on 6 of 6 PAT kicks.

Defensively for Whale Branch, Nyles Pickney forced three fumbles, recovered one fumble and blocked a punt.

Aiding the Whale Branch defensive effort, Trayon Bryan recovered a fumble and Jovell Coakley delivered an interception.

Whale Branch will be back in action this week, hosting Academic Magnet on Friday, Oct. 17 at 7:30 p.m.

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