Originally created 09/12/98

Saluda stomps Thurmond



Saluda -- 22 Thurmond --3

EDGEFIELD, S.C. -- Mitchell Abney scored twice to lead Saluda's Tigers to victory over Strom Thurmond's Rebels on Friday.

Abney scored from 25 yards out to open the game, then capp4ed the scoring by running in a Thurmond fumble from 23 yards out.

Jonathan Ergle hit Kentrell Scruggs on a 33-yard scoring pass and Josh Black kicked a 22-yard field goal for Saluda.

Thurmond's only points came on a 39-yard field goal by Joe Navaro.

Daryl Hillary ran 18 times for 44 yards and fullback Travis Barber eight times for 23 yards for the Rebels, 0-3. Thurmond visits Lugoff-Elgin next week.