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Roberson keeps rolling
When he took the job here four years ago, people told Roberson coach Mike Houston his program never would win consistently.
- Asheville Citizen-Times.

Brevard forces six Pisgah turnovers in win
One week after earning a spectacular one-point win over first-place Owen, Pisgah fell hard Friday night.
- Asheville Citizen-Times.

Polk County scores first win over Hendersonville
Daniel McEntyre allowed Polk County to do something it had never done before.
- Asheville Citizen-Times.

High school football roundup
- Asheville Citizen-Times

Undefeated Swain tops archrival Murphy for title
For Swain County, what a perfect way to win a championship.
- Asheville Citizen-Times.

Terry Sanford wins in overtime to earn playoff berth
After eight years wandering in the high school football desert, Terry Sanford took its first step back into the promised land of the state playoffs Friday night.
- Fayetteville Observer

Safety enough for Seventy-First to beat Hoke
Hoke County coach Greg Bryant and Seventy-First coach Chuck Marrs knew what kind of game their teams would be in for when they saw moisture on the field at Seventy-First.
- Fayetteville Observer

Robinson sparks Richmond County past Jack Britt
A wicked first-quarter hit left Richmond's Nate Robinson shaking the cobwebs from his sight, but the blows he delivered later in the game were even more devastating to the opposition.
- Fayetteville Observer

Sharpe powers E.E. Smith over Cape Fear
E.E. Smith fans at Carter Stadium on Friday night expected to see the Golden Bulls tune up for the playoffs against a Cape Fear team mired in the middle of the Two Rivers 4-A Conference standings.
- Fayetteville Observer

Cape Fear region prep football roundup
- Fayetteville Observer

The Cheerleader: Working the night shift
Pondanesa Wilkins attends Reid Ross Classical School by day, but supports the E.E. Smith High School Golden Bulls at night.
- Fayetteville Observer

The Concession Worker: Taking a stand
Joy Mathis is like a pinball, scooting from station to station to solve problems inside the concession stand at East Bladen High.
- Fayetteville Observer

The Announcer: Calling the shots
South View's Eddie Dees is the dean of high school football public address announcers in Cumberland County.
- Fayetteville Observer

The Referee: Calling for a quarter of a century
Charlie Council has been officiating football with the N.C. High School Athletic Association for 26 years.
- Fayetteville Observer

The Mascot: The Wright job for her
Mary Wright isn't as big as she looks when she's wearing the Douglas Byrd Eagle mascot costume.
- Fayetteville Observer

The Band Member: Fun and energy
When she was in middle school, a music teacher introduced Natasha D'Amours to the bass clarinet.
- Fayetteville Observer

E.Wake rallies to stun Garner
File this one under Boston Red Sox-type comebacks.
- Raleigh News & Observer

E.Wake rallies to stun Garner
File this one under Boston Red Sox-type comebacks.
- Raleigh News & Observer

High School results
- Raleigh News & Observer

Card. Gibbons 22, Christ School 13
When Cardinal Gibbons junior Cameron Watts returned an interception 70 yards for a touchdown late in the fourth quarter against Asheville Christ School, he was not simply racing to the end zone to secure a win.
- Raleigh News & Observer

Pirates raid Tigers' party
Corey Clayton said this Durham Riverside team can get used to being the spoiler.
- Raleigh News & Observer

Lee County 22, Cary 19
Quarterback James Alverson somehow found 5-foot-6, 142-pound Brock Bynum alone in the end zone with 39 seconds left, and the two hooked up for a 7-yard touchdown to complete Lee County's comeback against Tri-Seven rival Cary on Friday night.
- Raleigh News & Observer

Apex 37, W. Harnett 13
Apex's steady grinding game wore down Western Harnett in a Tri-Seven 4-A game that left the Cougars tied for second place in the regular season.
- Raleigh News & Observer

Enloe 49, Athens Drive 30
Enloe tuned up for the playoffs with its highest offensive output of the season in the Triangle Alliance victory.
- Raleigh News & Observer

Har. Central 56, Erwin Triton 35
Harnett Central posted an impressive Big Eight South 3-A victory over Erwin Triton in preparation for next week's NCHSAA state playoffs.
- Raleigh News & Observer

Rosewood 48, Princeton 6
Rosewood took second place in the Carolina 1-A Conference with its victory over Princeton (1-9, 0-6).
- Raleigh News & Observer

West Johnston 63, South Johnston 43
The Wildcats (2-9, 1-4) amassed 628 yards rushing, including Wardell Patterson's 218 yards on 14 carries, in a Big Eight South 3-A Conference victory.
- Raleigh News & Observer

Durham Jordan 17, Person 16
Durham Jordan ended a four-game losing streak by sneaking past Roxboro Person to pick up its first PAC-6 4-A victory just as the regular season ends.
- Raleigh News & Observer

S. Durham 51, East Chapel Hill 0
Southern Durham completed an undefeated regular season in grand style as it overwhelmed East Chapel Hill.
- Raleigh News & Observer

Millbrook 38, Broughton 31
Millbrook had to rally in the fourth quarter, but the Wildcats (6-5, 5-0) ended the season undefeated in Cap Six 4-A play with the win.
- Raleigh News & Observer

Rocky Mount 40, Northern Nash 0
Rocky Mount closed its undefeated regular season in grand fashion as it rambled past rival Northern Nash in its Big East 4-A Conference finale.
- Raleigh News & Observer

Williams 36, Orange 17
Burlington Williams clinched second place in the Five County 3-A regular-season with an impressive victory over Orange.
- Raleigh News & Observer

Beddingfield 14, Nash Central 13
Wilson Beddingfield won by a single point for the fourth time this season as it nipped host Nash Central in a Big Eight North 3-A game Friday night.
- Raleigh News & Observer

Cedar Ridge 24, Ea. Alamance 23
Cedar Ridge capped its regular-season with an OT win.
- Raleigh News & Observer

Randleman 28, Northwood 14
Randleman scored two touchdowns in the fourth quarter to stop Pittsboro Northwood in a Mid-State 2-A game.
- Raleigh News & Observer

Bunn 37, South Granville 13
Bunn wrapped up an undefeated regular season with its Northern Carolina 2-A football victory over the host Vikings (1-9, 0-7) on Friday night.
- Raleigh News & Observer

High school football scores
- News & Record

Lucky 13 scores
- News & Record

Moore's TD sinks Western Alamance
Trailing 13-7 Friday night at A.M. Primm Stadium, Western Alamance's offense took control of the ball at its own 11 with time running down in the third quarter.
- News & Record

Northwest Guilford in hunt for playoff spot
Page junior running back Remene Alston sat dejected on the sidelines late in the fourth quarter after seeing his team on the wrong side of a 42-6 loss on a cold Friday night.
- News & Record

Waddell grabs 2nd title in 4 years
Waddell has a pretty good blueprint on starting a football program.
- Charlotte Observer

Friday night's prep football scores
- Wilmington Star News

Friday night's prep football best performers
- Wilmington Star News

Hoggard tops New Hanover, gets top seed
No one could have imagined a defensive tussle like this.
- Wilmington Star News

Laney wraps up Ashley
In the week leading up the high school football regular season finale, Laney head coach Robert Tate instructed his team to take the pressure off as the Buccaneers' prepared for the Ashley Screaming Eagles.
- Wilmington Star News

Bears survive in OT, Rams hold on to beat Vikes
After rallying to take a 27-20 lead in the fourth quarter, the West Craven football team couldn't stop the Southern Wayne rushing attack.
- New Bern Sun Journal

Resurgent Demons beat Titans 27-13
Reynolds didn't go from last to first in one season, but it came awfully close.
- Winston-Salem Journal

Prep Scoreboard
- Winston-Salem Journal

Grimsley tops East Forsyth 34-14
Visiting Greensboro Grimsley scored three touchdowns in a 10-minute stretch of the second half and pulled away from East Forsyth for a 34-14 win last night.
- Winston-Salem Journal

North Forsyth sends Mount Tabor to its first loss
North Forsyth saved its best for the last game of the regular season and took down Mount Tabor last night.
- Winston-Salem Journal

Shepard, Parkland whip SW Guilford to grab No. 1 seed
Running back T.J. Shepard put on a show last night. Now, Parkland hopes to use his great game to propel the Mustangs in next week's playoffs.
- Winston-Salem Journal

Prep Football Roundup
- Winston-Salem Journal


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