Whale Branch turned in another solid all-around performance Friday to preserve its undefeated record.
De’Arius Hazel and Jaylen Reeves each had two rushing touchdowns, and Keith Bing took the opening kickoff of the second half back for a score to power the Warriors to a 36-12 win at Ridgeland-Hardeeville.
The Warriors led 7-6 at halftime on the strength of Hazel’s 9-yard TD run, and they opened it up with Bing’s 87-yard kickoff return and Reeves’ 22-yard TD run to make it 22-6. Hazel added a 3-yard scoring run and Reeves scored from 9 yards out in the fourth quarter to seal the win.
Reeves rushed for 106 yards and two TDs on 14 carries and was 4-for-4 passing for 63 yards. Hazel carried the ball 14 times for 88 yards and two TDs.
Amir Jenkins and Jaden Jenkins each had an interception for the Warriors.
Antonio Chaneyfield threw a 6-yard TD pass to Brandon Howard, and Joseph Robinson added a 9-yard TD run for the Jaguars.
Whale Branch (3-0) is off this week before hosting Phillip Simmons on Sept. 7.