Despite low offensive numbers, Waccamaw defeated the St. James Sharks Friday night 14-6 to improve to 2-0 on the season. Waccamaw scored first on an 11-yard run by Jalen Simmons in the second quarter. Simmons would later make the score 14-0 in the third quarter on a 2-yard run.
St. James rallied in the fourth quarter to cut the lead to eight but Waccamaw was able to hold off the Sharks to secure the victory. On a side note, Waccamaw, starting quarterback Alex Burdette left the game in the second quarter with a shoulder injury. The team is awaiting word on the extent of the injury.
Next week Waccamaw will look to improve to 3-0 when they travel to Carvers Bay.