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Stadium dedication, Harried’s 3 TDs temper loss for Easley


By Eugene Jolley
Courier Sports

ejolley@thepccourier.com

EASLEY — The first game in the newly named W.A. “Bill” Carr Stadium didn’t go as the Easley High School football team planned Friday night versus Daniel.

The Lions (2-0) rallied from a 14-7 deficit to take the non-region game 54-28 thanks to three rushing touchdowns and three passing touchdowns from junior quarterback Tyler Venables.

Venables’ performance overshadowed Easley senior tailback Jeremy Harried, who scored three-first half touchdowns on the ground.

Members of Carr’s family and former assistant coaches were recognized at halftime as the official naming of the stadium took place honoring Carr, who guided the Green Wave to the 1962 Class 2A state championship. He was also named national coach of the year in 1978 while at Spartanburg High School.

The Daniel-Easley series had been even over the last 10 contests, with five wins each. Six of the last seven times Easley won in the

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