The Socastee Braves varsity football team opened the season Friday night against West Brunswick and lost the game 0-28. The Braves are off this week before hosting Oceanside on Friday, September 6 at Braves Stadium.
Offensively for the Braves, quarterback, Darius Lewis, was 5 for 10 on 59 yards passing and rushed for 20 yards on 7 attempts. Running back, Preston Baker, led the team in rushing gaining 33 yards on 4 attempts. Running back, Luke Bozard, gained 20 yards on 7 attempts. In receiving, Preston Baker had 2 receptions for 22 yards and Lake Jones had 1 reception for 29 yards.
Defensively, Chris Byrd, Toddy Leary, and Donald Smolenski each had 3 tackles for the Braves. Jake Rogers had 2 interceptions on the night.