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The Victim - Travelers Rest


It’s somewhere on the internet, but it lives in Red Devil Nation Memory. The Catch. It stuns Travelers Rest into submission in the Nov. 4 start to the Class AAA State Playoffs.

Jishun Copeland turned in the catch of the season – even though there haven’t been that many attempts in the region champion Clinton Red Devils run-dominated offense – for 56 yards and a score during the Red Devils’ 49-14 dismantling of visiting Travelers Rest on Friday.

Copeland caught the Bryce Young pass – one of two passing attempts on the night – then lost control, then started spinning to regain control, then regained his footing for a 360 degrees catch and subsequent run to beat two defenders to the end zone. He added 84 yards on 9 carries to his catch for Clinton’s offensive attack.

But the “remarkable number” award went to Bryson James – one of 7 finalists for South Carolina Mr. Football – whose 5 carries led to 142 yards rushing. That’s a 28.4 yards per carry average. He had a scoop and score on a backward pass touchdown nullified by a holding penalty – the Red Devils lost 3 touchdowns and were penalized for 78 yards in the first half but wound up with 10 penalties for 86 yards.


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