Easley comes back to beat Woodmont

PIEDMONT — The Easley Green Wave punched their ticket to the Class 5A state playoffs Friday night with a 28-14 win at Woodmont.

Easley (4-5, 1-2 Region I-5A) will play host to J.L. Mann on Friday night, and a win over the Patriots would give the Green Wave third place in the region. A loss Friday would put the Green Wave in a three-way tie for third.

“If we win next week, we’re guaranteed in there, so it’s a big game for us,” Easley coach John Windham said after the win over the Wildcats. “We’ll be ready. It’s senior night, so hopefully we’ll build some good momentum.”

Friday night’s win snapped a three-game losing — and scoreless — streak for the Green Wave.

The Green Wave played perhaps their best overall game of the season. Senior quarterback Weston Black threw for three scores, including two to Deandre Byrd. The defense got two

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