Success in Orangeburg County is nothing new for Pelion head coach Dann Holland.
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Aug. 18 Games
Dutch Fork vs. Hough (N.C.), 5 p.m.
Aug. 19 Games
All Games Start at 7:30 p.m.
Airport at Swansea
Batesburg-Leesville at Clinton
Brookland-Cayce at J.F. Byrnes
Chapin at Irmo
Gray Collegiate at Oceanside Collegiate
Lexington at West Florence
River Bluff at Lugoff-Elgin
Orangeburg-Wilkinson at White Knoll
In three seasons at Hunter-Kinard-Tyler in Neeses, he led the Trojans to back-to-back Class A Division II titles.
Opening his sixth season with Pelion in the town of Rowesville, Holland earned another victory in the county. The Panthers rolled past Bethune-Bowman 47-22 in their season opener.
Pelion was led by quarterback Luke New who rushed for 211 yards and had six touchdowns, five rushing and one passing.
Bethune-Bowman fumbled on two of its first three offensive plays, the second resulting in a safety by the Pelion defense. The Mohawks lost four fumbles total, and had several big plays called back due to holding penalties.
Pelion built an early 6-0 lead on a New two-yard touchddown run. Following the safety, the Panthers scored on the ensuing possession to extend the lead to 15-0.
Pelion made it 22-0 early in the second quarter after New rushed for 15 yards on fourth down.
Mykai Void's 10-yard touchdown run cut the lead to 22-8, but Pelion's New answered right back with another touchdown of his own.
Right before the half, New connected on a 35-yard touchdown pass in the endzone to give the Panthers a 34-8 halftime lead.
The Mohawks scored to open the second half, but the Panthers added two more touchdowns to stretch their lead to 47-14.
Bethune-Bowman added a final touchdown and two-point conversion to close out the scoring.
Pelion (1-0) next plays its home opener Aug. 26 against Columbia.
Travis Boland of the Times and Democrat contributed to this report.
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