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Prep Football

Asheville stays undefeated
ASHEVILLE — Nothing fancy, Brevard just lined up Friday evening at Memorial Stadium with every intention of imposing smashmouth football on Asheville High.
-Citizen Times

QB's TD gives Rams victory
SKYLAND — Fourth-and-inches, 36 yards from the goal line, 41 seconds left on the clock — and 99.9 percent of high-school football coaches call for a fullback dive to get the first down.
-Citizen Times

N. Buncombe charges back in second half
BRYSON CITY - After blowing a 21-point lead in a frustrating loss at Pisgah last week, North Buncombe waited until the fourth quarter to make amends at Swain County on Friday night.
-Citizen Times

Southern tops Webb in sloppy game
On a night when Southern struggled for offensive consistency, quarterback Kevin Atkins made just enough plays for a victory.
-The herald Sun

Broughton wins on last-second HB pass
DURHAM -- All season long, Raleigh Broughton coach Chris Martin has told his team to keep its head up.
-The Herald Sun

Shelby defense, running game power win against Lincolnton
It was an obvious question — how would Shelby's offense manage against Lincolnton with fullback Arsenio Parks sidelined indefinitely due to injury?
-The Shelby Star

Early KM score doesn't deter Crest in 43-14 win
It only took a little over two minutes for Kings Mountain to put an end to a five-year-old streak against Crest Friday night, as J.J. McClain plowed into the end zone from a yard out for the Mountaineers' first points in the series since 2000.
-The Shelby Star

Raiders stun Burns with 2nd-half rally for OT win
BELMONT — South Point has a winning tradition but the most ardent Red Raider fan would be hard pressed to find a more thrilling win over those past 36 years than Friday's 24-21 overtime victory over Burns at Lineberger Stadium.
-The Shelby Star

Wakefield's defense fuels victory
RALEIGH -- The Wakefield High football team was 3:29 away from shutting out the high-powered Durham Riverside receiving corps of Wake Forest recruit Marshall Williams and Corey Hairston.
-The News & Observer Summaries

Ingram comes up big for Central's defense in win
HIGH POINT -- There were lots of potential offensive stars when High Point Central and Andrews played Friday night. For Central, there was Stephen Johnson and Raemon Smith, while Andrews countered with Marcus Gilchrist and Kellen Brand.
-The News-Record Summaries

Nicks has knack for big plays
A healthy Hakeem Nicks makes Independence so much better.
-The Charlotte Observer Summaries

Carver storms by North Forsyth
Carl Gray scored on a 29-yard run to cap a fourth-quarter comeback that lifted Carver to a 27-24 victory over North Forsyth last night at Nifong-Crafford Stadium last night.
-The Winston-Salem Journal


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