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Reynolds moves closer to league title
ASHEVILLE — A big night for Willie Harper and the Reynolds defense moved the Rockets closer to a Northwestern 4-A Conference championship Friday night at Dalton Stadium.
-Citizen Times

Franklin pounces Mountaineers
FRANKLIN — Any hopes held by Tuscola coach Mike Sexton that a heavy rain at the Panther Pit on Friday night would help slow undefeated Franklin's high powered offense didn't last long.
-Citizen Times

West Henderson stuns Pisgah in overtime
CANTON — The only things that weren't ugly about Friday's Western Athletic 2-A Conference opener between Pisgah and West Henderson were the Bears' homecoming court and the two teams' defenses.
-Citizen Times

Person finally tops Northern
DURHAM -- It didn't pad Robbie Byrd's stats, but it might have been his favorite run of the night.
-The Herald Sun

Hillside holds on to beat East Chapel Hill
CHAPEL HILL -- J.R. Sharp ran back an electrifying 80-yard kickoff return for a touchdown in the fourth quarter for East Chapel Hill, but not even the man who was named Homecoming King at halftime could save the Wildcats Friday night.
-The Herald Sun

Spartans pull out another win
Southern's football team has seemed to follow almost the exact same script all season.
-The Herald Sun

Mountaineers outslosh Chase in the rain, 21-0
KINGS MOUNTAIN — When a hard, steady rain began falling on an already wet field at John Gamble Stadium Friday night, one got the feeling that fumbles might be a factor in the Southwestern 2A/3A Conference opener between Chase and Kings Mountain.
-The Shelby Star

Apex 44, Athens Drive 27
RALEIGH -- Apex had its offense in high gear and needed it Friday night to turn back Tri-Seven foe Athens Drive and Joel McKoy.
-The News & Observer Recaps

High School Football Postponements
Poor weather conditions have prompted some area schools to move their Friday night football games to early next week
-The Online News-Record.com

Lions roar with big plays
CONCORD - Perhaps a matchup between the Lions and the Bulldogs was the only high school game fit to be played in a cats-and-dogs type downpour.
-The Charlotte Observer


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