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Asheville speeds past Tuscola
Speed may not literally kill.
- Asheville Citizen-Times.

Owen advances to quarterfinals with strong win
This was supposed to be the year that Owen High's domination in football would come to an end.
- Asheville Citizen-Times.

Top-seeded Rams charge past East Gaston
Defense may win championships, but for Roberson, speed wins playoff games.
- Asheville Citizen-Times.

Swain County stomps Chatham Central
Another game, another rout for Swain County, a powerhouse that has been too much to handle for its opponents this season.
- Asheville Citizen-Times.

High school football roundup
- Asheville Citizen-Times

Hoke County cruises past Westover, 40-13
As Hoke County moves through the state 4-A football playoffs, the Bucks probably won't have an easier time than they had in Friday's second-round game against Westover.
- Fayetteville Observer

Jack Britt boots Durham Jordan, 13-7
Scooter Buhrman kicked two field goals and Josh Hockaday made a pair of huge defensive plays as Jack Britt defeated visiting Durham Jordan 13-7 on Friday night in the second round of the state 4-A West playoffs.
- Fayetteville Observer

Reserves spark South View shut out of Lee County
South View's starting lineup was a case of Patchwork Orange on Friday night. But the outcome was still the same.
- Fayetteville Observer

Sharpe runs for 320 yards as Smith tops Ashley
E.E. Smith's sophomore tailback Carter Sharpe was forced out of bounds midway through the second quarter in Friday's state playoff game against Wilmington Ashley and nearly ran into a golf cart park near the sidelines.
- Fayetteville Observer

Hobbton tops East Wilkes in second-round play
Ask, and ye shall receive.
- Fayetteville Observer

Millbrook 20, Cary 14
A tattered piece of paper with a disputed origin turned out to be the difference in a second round North Carolina High School Athletics Association 4-AA playoff game.
- Raleigh News & Observer

Rocky Mount 40, Middle Creek 7
Middle Creek coach Anthony Barbour's team has faced a number of strong opponents this year: East Wake, Apex, Green Hope, Cary.
- Raleigh News & Observer

Jack Britt 13, Jordan 7
Durham Jordan's defense held Fayetteville Britt to a single touchdown, but Scooter Buhrman kicked two field goals that made the difference in the second-round Class 4-A football game.
- Raleigh News & Observer

Greenville Rose 20, Northern Durham 17
Greenville Rose quarterback Leneric Muldrow threw a 4-yard touchdown pass to Brandon Taylor with no time left to give the defending state 4-A champion a dramatic come-from-behind victory over the Knights.
- Raleigh News & Observer

South View 36, Lee County 0
Undefeated South View, the top 4-AA seed in the East, handed visiting Lee County its second shutout of the season in the second round of the state playoffs.
- Raleigh News & Observer

WF-Rolesville 34, E. Wake 31
Wake Forest-Rolesville place-kicker Matt Dobler was worried his kick might drift just a little too much to the left. The East Wake faithful was hoping as much.
- Raleigh News & Observer

East Carteret 51, Bunn 37
After watching film this week, Bunn High football coach David Howle declared that T.J. Courman would be the most skilled player that his Wildcats had seen this season.
- Raleigh News & Observer

High Pt. Andrews 35, Northern Vance 0
Northern Vance pulled off the biggest upset of the football playoffs when it beat top-seeded Southern Guilford last week, but the 16th-seeded Vikings (6-6) didn't come close to finding the same formula in the second round.
- Raleigh News & Observer

Cummings advances with victory over East Bladen
Cummings and East Bladen combined for over 1,000 yards in offense and 91 points, but when the dust settled Friday, it was No. 2 seed Cummings who prevailed 56-35 in a second round 2-A west playoff game.
- News & Record

High school football scores
- News & Record

Independence ends Grimsley's season
Buried in Charlotte Independence's 47-14 4-AA playoff victory Friday night against Grimsley was a strain the Patriots hadn't felt this season. Grimsley led 7-6 after one quarter, the first team to lead Independence in 12 games.
- News & Record

Southern Durham bounces Baker, Ragsdale
The Ragsdale helmets were lifted high in the air, along with the Tigers' hopes.
- News & Record

Bucs win NCISAA over Charlotte Latin
Charlotte Country Day and Charlotte Latin have made a lot of history in the state football playoffs over the years.
- Charlotte Observer

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL SCOREBOARD
- Charlotte Observer

Patriots made to work for victory
Buried in nationally ranked Independence's 47-14 playoff victory against Greensboro Grimsley was a strain the Patriots hadn't felt this season.
- Charlotte Observer

McMahand, Raiders roll
Waddell took care of Alexander Central on all fronts Friday night in a 35-0 N.C. 4A second-round playoff game.
- Charlotte Observer

Cougars have enough to hold off Black Bears
Charlotte Catholic ran to a big first-half lead and held on for a 27-21 win against Canton Pisgah on Friday night in the second round of the N.C. 2AA playoffs.
- Charlotte Observer

Wardlow, Mt. Tabor cash in on mistakes
Three costly mistakes turned a seven-point North Mecklenburg lead against Mount Tabor into a three-touchdown deficit for the Vikings, who fell 35-14 in the second round of the N.C. 4AA football playoffs.
- Charlotte Observer

FRIDAY'S STARS
- Charlotte Observer

More High School Football Summaries
- Charlotte Observer

High School Football Summaries
- Charlotte Observer

Chargers roll into 3AA 3rd round
Maurice Gullatte passed for four touchdowns and rushed for another to lead Boiling Springs Crest to a 63-28 win against Unionville Piedmont on Friday in the second round of the N.C. 3AA state football playoffs.
- Charlotte Observer

Green Wave pulls off thrilling playoff win
Big plays on offense. Late defensive stops. And another close state playoff victory for Ashbrook.
- Charlotte Observer

Spiders crank up in 2nd half
Three red-zone turnovers and a touchdown-nullifying penalty only slowed Concord's powerful offense as the Spiders dominated visiting East Henderson 34-3 in a N.C. 3A second-round playoff game Friday.
- Charlotte Observer

East Gaston's season ends
Skyland T.C. Roberson's 45-0 win against East Gaston Friday night in the second round of the 3AA state playoffs was the result of simple difference.
- Charlotte Observer

Bandys converts big play into win
The Bandys Trojans just needed a yard, but tailback Chris Spade gave them a playoff win instead.
- Charlotte Observer

E. Rutherford smothers Lincolnton
East Rutherford put on a dominating defensive performance Friday in defeating Lincolnton 22-0 at East Rutherford.
- Charlotte Observer

Hoggard can't stop New Bern
Missed opportunities pushed Hoggard out of the playoffs.
- Wilmington Star News

Friday's night's prep football scores (complete)
- Wilmington Star News

Eagles shot down
Beddinfield's Gynorris King had 20 carries for 88 yards and two touchdowns, including the game-winner from two yards out with 7 minutes left in the game as the Bruins downed West Craven 28-20.
- New Bern Sun Journal

Prep Football Championships
- Winston-Salem Journal

Granzyk scores 3 TDs as Starmount triumphs
The player who most typifies Starmount's blue-collar tradition went to work on Mount Airy last night.
- Winston-Salem Journal

Mount Tabor thumps North Mecklenburg
O.C. Wardlow threw three touchdown passes and returned an interception for a score as Mount Tabor beat North Mecklenburg 35-14 last night in the second round of the Class 4-AA playoffs.
- Winston-Salem Journal

Carver uses ground game to roll past Franklin 41-25
To stay alive in the Class 3-A playoffs, Carver knows it will have to ride the ability and depth of its running backs.
- Winston-Salem Journal

Prep Football Roundup
- Winston-Salem Journal

Shepard lifts Parkland to victory
T.J. Shepard had 16 carries for only 32 yards, but it was Parkland's good fortune that he actually finished last night's Class 3-AA playoff game at Deaton-Thompson Stadium with 18 carries.
- Winston-Salem Journal


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