Lions’ season ends with loss at Greer

By Bru Nimmons
Staff Reporter

GREER — The Daniel Lions rode into Greer facing their biggest challenge of the season on Friday night, hoping to salvage a 2-8 season with a win over the one-loss Yellow Jackets to open the Class 4A playoffs.

However, a tough Lions effort in the first half was halted by a huge second half from Greer running back Dre Williams in a 42-7 loss.

“I think they did a good job adjusting in the second half,” Daniel coach Jeff Fruster said. “We came out moving the ball, but the costly penalties and unforced errors really came back to haunt us.”

Fruster was proud of the Lions’ effort in defeat against one of the top teams in the state 4A ranks. Daniel played better than the final score indicated, matching Greer in many offensive categories early before giving up a number of big plays down the stretch.

“I thought the ground game was really in tune tonight,” Fruster said. “We were picking up yards

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