What's buzzing:

Prep Rally

S.C. quarterback passes for 597 yards, 8 TDs and still loses playoff game

Prep Rally

On Friday, Woodruff (S.C.) High quarterback Brian Bailey recorded a career game, passing for a remarkable 597 yards and eight touchdowns. As it turns out, it'll have to be his career game, because he won't have any more games; despite the nearly 600 yards passing, Woodruff fell to Belton-Honea Path (S.C.) High, 63-56, in the first round of the South Carolina Class 3A state playoffs.

View photo

.
Woodruff QB Bryan Bailey — Twitter

Woodruff QB Bryan Bailey — Twitter

In what has to be one of the more impressive single-handed losing performances on record, Bailey helped three Woodruff receivers accumulate more than 100 yards each. Incredibly, he did all that while also sitting out a couple of drives because of an injury. One, Brandon Bone, had five touchdowns and 199 yards.

As reported by the Anderson Independent Mail, the two teams combined for a whopping 1,248 yards of total offense in a game that was closed to a seven-point game with a final onsides kick attempt that fell into Belton-Honea Path hands.

"We got a working margin and were lucky enough to be up two scores," BHP coach Russell Blackston told the Independent Mail.

They needed that margin because of Bailey. For his final act of his season, the Woodruff quarterback completed an 83-yard touchdown pass to with just 21 seconds remaining, a final flourish which created the game's final score.

In the end, it wasn't quite enough for a win, leaving Bailey with the rather unique circumstance of passing for nearly 600 yards in a single game and still not coming home with a win.

Want more on the best stories in high school sports? Visit RivalsHigh or connect with Prep Rally on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

More news from the Yahoo! Sports Minute:

Other popular content on the Yahoo! network:
Fantasy football video: Monday night predictions for Eagles-Saints
Alabama produces collection of T-shirts commemorating win over LSU
Sources: Super agents cleared in Melky Cabrera cover-up probe
Y! News: Mail-in ballots as risk of being dismissed

View Comments (12)
  • Maple Leafs' Kadri fined $5,000 for throat-slashing gesture

    Maple Leafs' Kadri fined $5,000 for throat-slashing gesture

    NEW YORK (AP) -- The NHL has fined Toronto Maple Leafs forward Nazem Kadri $5,000 for making a throat-slashing gesture at Calgary Flames defenseman Mark Giordano earlier in the week. … More »

    AP - Sports - 6 minutes ago
  • Koeman warns banned Wanyama to stay on his feet

    Koeman warns banned Wanyama to stay on his feet

    (Reuters) - Southampton's Victor Wanyama has been advised by manager Ronald Koeman to stop diving into tackles after the midfielder picked up his third red card of the season and a five-match suspension. Wanyama was sent off for a challenge on West … More »

    Reuters - 9 minutes ago
  • Golf - Harding leads Tshwane Open after first round

    South Africa’s Justin Harding birdied five of his final eight holes to surge to the top of the leaderboard after the opening round of the European Tour’s Tshwane Open on Thursday. Harding, who missed the cut in his previous two European Tour … More »

    Reuters - 13 minutes ago
  • NCAA committee proposes new video reviews of targeting fouls

    The NCAA football rules committee has voted to give video replay officials more authority to overturn incorrect targeting fouls and call targeting penalties when they are missed on the field. The rules committee completed four days of meetings in … More »

    AP - Sports - 14 minutes ago
  • Kobe Bryant's 18 All-Star game appearances

    Kobe Bryant's 18 All-Star game appearances

    Toronto will mark Kobe Bryant’s final NBA All-Star game. The basketball player has been selected as an All-Star 18 times, only Kareem Abdul-Jabbar stands above him with 19 selections. It's safe to say that Kobe could have racked up 19 selections if

    More »

    45 minutes ago