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Pisgah squeaks by Owen
Rare is the football game where fans in both sets of stands applaud after the final play
- Asheville Citizen-Times.

Maiden comes from behind to top Polk County
The Polk County Wolverines had three fourth- down stops against the Maiden Blue Devils but couldn't get another one when they needed it most.
- Asheville Citizen-Times

Enka ends 2-year losing streak with win over Erwin
What a way to end a losing streak.
- Asheville Citizen-Times

Asheville capitalizes on Tuscola's mistakes
Before the kickoff of Friday night's Mountain Athletic 3-A Conference showdown between Asheville and Tuscola, most of the media attention and pregame chatter focused on Tuscola senior quarterback and Tennessee recruit Jonathan Crompton.
- Asheville Citizen-Times

High school football roundup
- Asheville Citizen-Times

South View mauls Pine Forest to finish 11-0
Pine Forest knew the task of upsetting unbeaten South View would be hard enough even if the Trojans played a near-perfect game.
- Fayetteville Observer

Britt rolls in second half to beat Scotland
A week ago, Alex Butler spent the second half of Jack Britt's game with Douglas Byrd sidelined by a concussion.
- Fayetteville Observer

Clinton uses ground game to whip St. Pauls
It's "old school" to build an offense around the fullback position, but Bob Lewis' collection of state championships at Clinton High shows the success of his philosophy.
- Fayetteville Observer

Red Springs beats Gray's Creek to clinch share of title
David Lovette came to Red Springs two years ago determined to fulfill his dream of coaching his alma mater to a conference championship.
- Fayetteville Observer

Cape Fear region prep football roundup
- Fayetteville Observer

West Craven wins 4th ECC title in a row
Long live the king.
- New Bern Sun Journal

Prusik powers Falcons
Victorious Green Hope quarterback Dustin Prusik greeted family and friends outside Falcon Stadium with a reaching smile and a short complaint.
- Raleigh News & Observer

N. Durham 35, Riverside 6
Northern Durham running back Brandon Cuthrell gave the home crowd one to remember in the Knights' final regular-season game.
- Raleigh News & Observer

Crusaders snap streak
The Boston Red Sox may have needed 86 years to break a so-called curse. Cardinal Gibbons needed just 13 to break its gridiron curse against cross-town archrival Ravenscroft. Since Cardinal Gibbons resurrected its football program in 1992, the Crusaders never had defeated the Ravens -- until one lucky Friday night.
- Raleigh News & Observer

East Wake 62, Enloe 24
Two nights before Halloween, undefeated East Wake received a real scare before quarterback Calvin Harris turned into Superman and carried his club to a comeback victory over Enloe and set up a Triangle Alliance Athletic Conference 4-A championship clash with Garner next week.
- Raleigh News & Observer

Farmville 49, Princeton 0
Farmville Central held Princeton to 71 yards of total offense in taking the Carolina 1-A victory.
- Raleigh News & Observer

Harnett Central 49, West Johnston 25
Harnett Central quarterback Rodney Cox passed for 252 yards in a Big Eight South 3-A victory over West Johnston.
- Raleigh News & Observer

Ayden-Grifton 45, North Johnston 9
Carolina 1-A leader Ayden-Grifton pulled away in the fourth quarter to stop host North Johnston.
- Raleigh News & Observer

Wakefield 28, Broughton 15
Terron Lawrence rushed for 187 yards in leading Wakefield to a Cap Six 4-A win over Broughton (1-9, 1-3).
- Raleigh News & Observer

Sanderson 35, Leesville 34 (3OT)
Sanderson made its first victory under coach Jason Tindal one to remember as it defeated Leesville Road in three overtimes in a Cap Six 4-A game.
- Raleigh News & Observer

Lawrence 28, St. David's 10
St. David's second season of varsity football ended with the eight-man playoff loss to Lawrence Academy.
- Raleigh News & Observer

Middle Creek 8, Apex 3
The Mustangs bent but did not break as their defense held on to upset the Cougars in a Tri-Seven 4-A game at Cougar Stadium.
- Raleigh News & Observer

Millbrook 48, WF-Rolesville 36
Millbrook captured the Cap Six 4-A title with an impressive home win over Wake Forest-Rolesville.
- Raleigh News & Observer

Garner 35, Jordan 10
Adam Hamrick completed 9 of 20 passes for 283 yards and four touchdowns in leading Garner to a non-conference victory over host Durham Jordan on Friday.
- Raleigh News & Observer

Comets wrap up title
Clayton posted a pair of first-quarter touchdowns and then held on to defeat Triton 20-7 Friday night in a battle for the Big Eight South 3-A Conference title.
- Raleigh News & Observer

Southern Vance 56, South Granville 12
- Raleigh News & Observer

Burl. Williams 35, Hillside 8
Burlington Williams increased its playoff hopes with a convincing home victory over Durham Hillside on Friday.
- Raleigh News & Observer

Louisburg 33, Franklinton 7
Louisburg (2-8, 1-3 Tar Roanoke 1-A) ran for 298 yards in the win over rival Franklinton (1-8, 0-4).
- Raleigh News & Observer

SE Raleigh 58, Athens Drive 3
Southeast Raleigh became playoff-eligible in emphatic style as it built a 49-point, first-half lead in its Triangle Alliance 4-A victory Friday night.
- Raleigh News & Observer

Defense leads Dudley past Northeast Guilford
Southeast Raleigh became playoff-eligible in emphatic style as it built a 49-point, first-half lead in its Triangle Alliance 4-A victory Friday night.
- News & Record

High Point Central cruises to victory
Southwest Randolph head coach Randy Miller felt that after two emotional weeks and two crucial victories over Ragsdale and Eastern Randolph by the High Point Central Bison, his team might be able to steal one. Boy was he wrong.
- News & Record

High School Football Roundup
- News & Record

p> High School Football Scores
- News & Record

Southern Guilford perfect in conference
Southern Guilford capped off its regular season Friday night by defeating Northwood 16-6 and winning its first Mid-State 2-A Conference championship since 1988. The Storm finished a perfect 6-0 in the conference.
- News & Record

Country Day pulls off win against rival Latin
Moments after Charlotte Country Day won its fifth straight Charlotte Independent Schools conference title Friday night by beating arch rival Charlotte Latin 21-17, the Bucs' Bryan Furr snatched off his white helmet, wiped sweat away from his hair and looked right at the Country Day fans, bouncing up and down in the Memorial Stadium stands like a couple thousand popcorn kernels.
- Charlotte Observer

High School Football Scoreboard
- Charlotte Observer

Determined Hawks take fight to Vance
Football is stylish again at West Mecklenburg High.
- Charlotte Observer

Determined Hawks take fight to Vance
Football is stylish again at West Mecklenburg High.
- Charlotte Observer

Mustangs run quickly, often to thump Sabres
Myers Park High made a point of not sleeping against South Mecklenburg on Friday.
- Charlotte Observer

Patriots starters see more time in win
The most notable thing about Independence's 56-0 victory against Hopewell on Friday night might have been how much playing time the Patriots' starters got.
- Charlotte Observer

Wildcats miscues play into Raiders' hands
The Garinger Wildcats ended another winless home season, falling to the Waddell Raiders 58-7 on Senior Night.
- Charlotte Observer

Wildcats miscues play into Raiders' hands
The Garinger Wildcats ended another winless home season, falling to the Waddell Raiders 58-7 on Senior Night.
- Charlotte Observer

Transfer shines for North Meck
Ricky Taylor was a godsend for North Mecklenburg.
- Charlotte Observer

Catholic improves to 10-0
Charlotte Catholic remained unbeaten with a 42-10 home victory against Mount Pleasant in Rocky River 2A football Friday.
- Charlotte Observer

Crest outlasts Burns
Tyrice Brooks caught a 29-yard touchdown pass from Maurice Gullatte with 15 seconds to play to help the Crest Chargers survive a comeback by Burns.
- Charlotte Observer

Barnette caps evening with overtime clincher
Tied at halftime with Hunter Huss, the Forestview coaching staff made one simple statement to the Jaguars.
- Charlotte Observer

Raiders cash in on mistakes
The Garinger Wildcats ended another winless home season, falling to the Waddell Raiders 58-7 on Senior Night.
- Charlotte Observer

Raiders cash in on mistakes
The Garinger Wildcats ended another winless home season, falling to the Waddell Raiders 58-7 on Senior Night.
- Charlotte Observer

South Point remains atop Big South
Belmont South Point overcame a sluggish start to hold off North Gaston 20-6 and maintain a share of the Big South 3A conference lead.
- Charlotte Observer

FRIDAY'S STARS
Independence quarterback Joe Cox completed 19-of-27 passes for 339 yards and five touchdowns in a 56-0 victory against Hopewell.
- Charlotte Observer

Transfer shines for N. Meck
Ricky Taylor was a godsend for North Mecklenburg.
- Charlotte Observer

E. Rowan stuns A.L. Brown
After taking several steps towards a turn-around this season, East Rowan took a giant leap Friday, defeating visiting Kannapolis A.L. Brown 21-20.
- Charlotte Observer

Defense, kicking spur Trojans
Bandys used back-to-basics football to show its peaking at the right time.
- Charlotte Observer

Concord's surge in 2nd half seals win
Two big second-half plays -- one offensive, one defensive -- secured Concord's 28-21 road win against Piedmont on Friday night and first place in the South Piedmont 3A conference.
- Charlotte Observer

Summaries
- Charlotte Observer

Hanover holds off Laney in 2 OTs
Alex Trexler's eyes were blood shot and he was nearly speechless after his field goal in double OT lifted New Hanover past host Laney 24-21 in a thrilling high school football game.
- Wilmington Star News

Hoggard stumbles at home
In a Mideastern 3A/4A battle of Vikings on Friday, White Oak plundered four passes, pushing Hoggard out of the captain's chair in the league race.
- Wilmington Star News

Friday's Star
- Wilmington Star News

Eagles strike 'Pack
Shaw's passes carry East Bladen over Whiteville
- Wilmington Star News

Campbell, N. Brunswick blow out Dixon
Prep Football Roundup
- Wilmington Star News

Mount Tabor rips NW Guilford
Spartans can take Metro 4-A championship with a victory next week
- Winston-Salem Journal

Parkland scores often, sprinting by Rockingham
Parkland piled up nine touchdowns, including two on interception returns, from seven players and rolled to a 62-13 victory over Rockingham County last night in a Piedmont Triad 3-A game at Deaton-Thompson Stadium.
- Winston-Salem Journal

Arnold propels Davie to win over Reynolds
War Eagles march one step closer to Piedmont 4-A title
- Winston-Salem Journal

Grimsley grinds out win over North Forsyth
North Forsyth's football team has a home-run hitter's mentality, routinely specializing in delivering big plays. But all that came to a halt last night against Greensboro Grimsley.
- Winston-Salem Journal

Livingston's running carries Glenn to win
- Winston-Salem Journal


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