Football Showcase

By Thomas Grant Jr.

The fifth-annual High School Blitz Senior Showcase Bowl took place Saturday at Brookland-Cayce High School.

Irmo linebacker Marquell Lewis and wide receiver Caleb Alexander for the East team. Photos by Thomas Grant Jr.

In both cases, players from throughout the Palmetto State overlooked for similar events took part. The East team included Irmo players linebacker Marquell Lewis, offensive lineman Bryant Ham and wide receiver Caleb Alexander.

It’s the first of two Showcase Bowls taking place in West Columbia over the next two weeks. The Junior Showcase Bowl will take place on January 14.

Dutch Fork offensive lineman Jaden Cook Photos by Thomas Grant Jr.

Lewis had a fumble recovery and sack for the East in the 28-7 win. He was part of an East defense that scored three touchdowns off interception returns, two by Game MVP Kylen Brown of Timberland.

The West team had three Dutch Fork players linebacker Bryce Nutail, who had six tackles, and offensive linemen Jaden Cook and Camden Myers, Airport wide receiver Shilo Myers and Gray Collegiate defensive back Rilan Cunningham.

Featured Image: Irmo wide receiver Caleb Alexander is stopped at the 1-yard line by the West’s KD Mosley of Greenville. Photos by Thomas Grant Jr.