The Swansea High School football program picked up a pair of weekly honors from The State Newspaper, including Team of the Week and Co-Offensive Player of the Week, for its 36-35 victory over Strom Thurmond last Friday night.
Swansea was named Team of the Week by The State Newspaper after driving the ball 96 yards, scoring the game-winning touchdown, and getting the two-point conversion with 16.9 seconds left in the game to beat the Rebels.
Junior quarterback Keenan Coates earned Co-Offensive Player of the Week honors with his performance at Strom Thurmond that included four touchdowns. Coates was 24-of-34 passing for 333 yards. He also rushed for 82 yards.
Swansea will host Pelion this Friday at Doug Bennett Stadium in Swansea, S.C. The game is the “Pink Out” game to raise awareness for breast cancer. Come out and support your Tigers.