For High School Football, I choose to root for and follow the Byrnes Rebels. While technically it is outside the school district that we live in, it is still the closest High School to our house. More importantly, we root for Byrnes, because my buddy Tom's sons play for the Rebels.
Actually, Tom's older son Lee graduated last year, but his youngest son Craig is a senior on this years team. In fact Craig so far is the only one of this years seniors to receive full-ride college football scholarship offers. Unfortunately, Craig is recovering from an injury and had to sit this one out. I still managed to get a few shots of him on the sidelines and messing around during halftime:
My buddy Tom's son Craig
It is also nice to root for winners, and Byrnes has won 6 out of the past 10 South Carolina state Championships!
I didn't take a whole lot of photos during the actual game, but here are a few more shots from pre-game and halftime:
Byrnes up 34-0 at the half
Byrnes was up 34-0 at the half. So with the game in the bag and since Craig wasn't playing, we decided to beat the crowds and leave at the end of the 3rd quarter. The visitors came up with a few late scores against the 2nd and 3rd string defense to avoid total embarrassment and the final score ended up 40-18