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Rams outwit Mountaineers
Tuscola makes costly mistakes, Roberson responds
- Asheville Citizen-Times

Cougars run away from Black Hawks early in 57-6 rout
Heading into Friday night's Mountain Athletic 3-A Conference showdown with Asheville, North Buncombe coach Carey Metts knew it would take a flawless performance for his team to knock off the state's fourth-ranked team.
- Asheville Citizen-Times

Warhorses pound Falcons
Although it had eight holes to fill on its defense when the season started, Owen has continued its dominance on that side of the football.
- Asheville Citizen-Times

Chargers romp past Greenies
Even with 17 fewer players and much less size, Christ School wanted to believe it had reached the same level as Charlotte Providence Day's football program.
- Asheville Citizen-Times

High school football roundup
- Asheville Citizen-Times

Richmond County routs Scotland County, 35-14
They call it Raider Magic around here, but what the Richmond Senior football team did to archrival Scotland on Friday night had nothing to do with sleight of hand.
- Fayetteville Observer

Athletics help soothe racial tensions at Purnell Swett
The sign in front of Purnell Swett High School offered a simple, one-word message this week.
- Fayetteville Observer

James scores four TDs as South View rolls
On a night when South View figured to be flat, Greg James provided more than enough propulsion to get the Tigers off the ground.
- Fayetteville Observer

Hoke County blanks Douglas Byrd, 20-0
Kurtis Campbell wiggled and writhed his way out of trouble, shaking off Douglas Byrd defenders with ease.
- Fayetteville Observer

E.E. Smith bounces back, shuts out Purnell Swett
Purnell Swett coach Thomas Umphrey was afraid that catching E.E. Smith on the rebound would be bad news.
- Fayetteville Observer

Clinton runs past Gray's Creek, 48-14
L.A. Raynor wasn't sure exactly what was happening. All the Clinton running back knew for certain is that he had the football in his hands and nobody was chasing him.
- Fayetteville Observer

Cape Fear region prep football roundup
- Fayetteville Observer

Cary tops Apex, creates logjam atop Tri-Seven
The Imps hold Apex's option attack to just 56 rushing yards on 29 carries in the victory. Josh Adams rushes for 222 yards for Cary, one of four teams with one Tri-Seven loss
- Raleigh News & Observer

N'hampton W. 46, Louisburg 27
Louisburg coach James Collier pleaded with his defensive players to tackle lower, grab an ankle, fill a gap or even cling to a jersey and hang on for dear life.
- Raleigh News & Observer

So. Durham 21, Williams 13
Southern Durham is learning to take every opponent's best shot and still find a way to win. The undefeated Spartans led all the way to defeat determined Tri-County 3-A foe Burlington Williams.
- Raleigh News & Observer

Tigers win nail-biter
Late Chapel Hill field goal ruins Knights' homecoming
- Raleigh News & Observer

Bunn 35, NW Halifax 0
Bunn's Joey Henn caught a 44-yard touchdown pass and returned an interception 32 yards for another score.
- Raleigh News & Observer

East Chapel Hill 28, Bartlett Yancey 8
After starting the season 0-7, East Chapel Hill secured its first victory by defeating Five County rival Bartlett Yancey on the road.
- Raleigh News & Observer

No. Vance 35, South Granville 7
Northern Vance (3-4) handed South Granville (1-7) its fourth straight loss.
- Raleigh News & Observer

Lee County 28, Fuquay-Varina 13
Lee County made its record 6-2 and 2-1 with a victory over Tri-Seven opponent Fuquay-Varina (3-5, 0-3).
- Raleigh News & Observer

Enloe 14, SE Raleigh 10
Before Friday's game against Enloe, Southeast Raleigh coach Chad O'Shea didn't hesitate when asked what the key to victory would be.
- Raleigh News & Observer

Parrott Acad. 36, Wake Christian 6
Kinston Parrott Academy powered to a Colonial Carolina South eight-man win, gaining 343 yards rushing on Wake Christian (6-2, 3-2).
- Raleigh News & Observer

Charl. Latin 30, Card. Gibbons 13
Cardinal Gibbons' three game winning streak came to an end as the Crusaders gave up 16 unanswered points in the second half.
- Raleigh News & Observer

N. Ral. Christ. 33, Fay. Christian 6
On senior night, quarterback Kevin Bullard and running back Nick Bannister combined for 143 rushing yards to lead North Raleigh Christian (2-7, 1-5 Colonial Carolina South) to the eight-man victory over Fayetteville Christian (0-7, 0-5).
- Raleigh News & Observer

Ravenscroft 56, Forsyth Country Day 27
Ravenscroft found itself in a tight game, tied 21-21 at halftime against Forsyth Country Day.
- Raleigh News & Observer

Friday night's high school football game summaries
- News & Record

Ragsdale back named to play in Army Bowl
The U.S. Army All-American Bowl selection tour will be making a stop at Ragsdale next week to honor senior Toney Baker.
- News & Record

Rally for Myers Park comes just in time
Mustangs 3 wins away from conference title
- Charlotte Observer

High School Football Scoreboard
- Charlotte Observer

Eagles hit ground to halt Trojans
East Meck breaks 2-game skid with London, defense
- Charlotte Observer

Catholic runs over North Stanly
Fullback Starcevic ignites offense; defense makes impact early
- Charlotte Observer

Resurgent Lions ramble past Rams
West Charlotte drops Harding for 3rd win in past 4 after 0-4 start
- Charlotte Observer

Patriots approach perfection
Cox throws 7 TD passes in 1st half; defense gets 3rd straight shutout
- Charlotte Observer

Vance notches 1st shutout of season
Cougars get 2nd straight victory; Bell, Rs. Moore score TDs
- Charlotte Observer

Roundup: W. Meck QB has hot hand, scorches Vikes
Chaz Douglas passed for 370 yards and ran for two touchdowns in West Mecklenburg's 41-14 football victory against Central Cabarrus on Friday.
- Charlotte Observer

Bandys loses lead, game with 6 turnovers
Watkins' interceptions help E. Rutherford
- Charlotte Observer

Crest overpowers conference opponent
Littlejohn, Padgett fuel Chargers ground game
- Charlotte Observer

No shortcomings for Red Raiders this time
Defense holds Jaguars to 57 yards rushing
- Charlotte Observer

Hood's 4 TDs lead rout for Monroe
Senior racks up 307 of Monroe's 393 yards; defense scores late
- Charlotte Observer

A.L. Brown overcomes turnovers
Wonders stay at top of conference; will meet Mooresville next week
- Charlotte Observer

N. Gaston holds off E. Lincoln
Wildcats secure first conference win
- Charlotte Observer

Takeaways push Wave past Warriors
Ashbrook forces 5 turnovers, remains atop Big South 3A
- Charlotte Observer

Summaries
- Charlotte Observer

Pamlico rides the Trojans
Bears get a scare from D.H. Conley
- New Bern Sun Journal

Baker resigns as Kinston FB coach
Police investigating assault complaint
- New Bern Sun Journal

Sports Briefs
Threats postpone Goldsboro FB game
- New Bern Sun Journal

Corey's 3 TDs spark Dudley past Glenn 30-16
Glenn got more than it could handle last night.
- Winston-Salem Journal

NW Guilford bounces back to beat North Forsyth
Stewart rushes for 266 yards, one TD in solid 33-8 victory
- Winston-Salem Journal

Wardlow, Mount Tabor thump East Forsyth 35-3
It was another typical night at the office for Mount Tabor - plenty of defense, and plenty of O.C. Wardlow.
- Winston-Salem Journal

Shepard runs wild; Parkland tops Smith
Parkland forced seven turn-overs and defeated Greensboro Smith 42-26 last night in a Piedmont Triad 3-A game at Deaton-Thompson Stadium.
- Winston-Salem Journal

Sports Briefs
Threat causes football game postponement
- Winston-Salem Journal

Brown's 4 TDs pace Reynolds; Carver races past Morehead
- Winston-Salem Journal


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