Wave fall against rival Wren in heartbreaker

By Eugene Jolley
Courier Sports

PIEDMONT — Wren quarterback Tyrell Jackson broke the hearts of Easley players and fans Friday night, scoring from a yard out with 10.1 seconds left to give the Hurricanes a 29-26 rivalry win Friday night.

The score snapped the Green Wave’s two-game win streak in the series.

“It was a great high school game,” Easley coach John Windham said. “I thought our guys played with a lot of guts. We played a lot of people and had some young players in there at the end. It was a tough loss, but give them credit. That’s a tough one.”

Easley got the ball first, and with starting quarterback Weston Black out “10-14 days” with a knee injury, the Green Wave moved junior Isaiah Ferguson in from receiver. The immediate results were electric, as Ferguson, running the option with tailback Cavario Cureton, covered 86 yards in 12 plays. Cureton took an option pitch left for a score from 6 yards out with 5:59 left in the first quarter. Nathan Baker’s kick missed wide left, making it 6-0. The bad news didn’t stop there, however as

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