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Prep Football

Cougars remain undefeated
ASHEVILLE — Get ready Franklin, the Asheville High Cougars are on the way.
-Citizen Times

Franklin moves a step closer to MAC title
WEAVERVILLE — If this is Fred Goldsmith's final year in Franklin, the school's football team wants to send out its veteran coach as a winner.
-Citizen Times

Pisgah topples No. 1 Brevard
CANTON — Two weeks ago, Pisgah's Josh Cockrell spent the night strapped to a backboard wondering whether he'd ever play football again after absorbing a hard hit during an overtime loss to West Henderson.
-Citizen Times

Owen clinches share of WHC championship
HENDERSONVILLE — Call it a tale of two halves
-Citizen Times

Erwin holds off Enka despite second-half shootout
CANDLER — Enka's slow start in the first half cost it a chance for victory against Mountain Athletic Conference rival Erwin.
-Citizen Times

Jordan's D sets the tone as Falcons roll over Person
DURHAM -- Jordan's Myreon Sutton turned 18 years old Friday night and helped the Falcons' defense turn Person inside out in a 23-12 PAC-6 4-A victory at Currie Stadium.
-The Herald Sun

Knights break the ice with long third-quarter drive
DURHAM -- With neither defense yielding much deep into the third quarter Friday night, Northern coach Paul Rodio needed someone from the offensive side of the ball to create a spark.
-The Herald Sun

Spartans survive upset bid
CHAPEL HILL -- Each one of Southern's assistant coaches received a handshake and a hug from Coach Jeff Parker after the Spartans' game at East Chapel Hill.
-The Herald Sun

Riverside holds off Chapel Hill
CHAPEL HILL -- Riverside and Chapel Hill played what seemed like two completely different games Friday night at Culton-Peerman Stadium.
-The Herald Sun

Bulldogs clobber Chase, 49-6
HENRIETTA — As the old 1970s song went: "When you're hot, you're hot!"
-The Shelby Star

Ravenscroft 27, Char. Christian 7
RALEIGH -- The defense of the Ravenscroft Ravens (6-3) looked like their highly acclaimed NFL counterparts in the first half of a win over Charlotte Christian.
-The News & Observer Recaps

Defense crucial in Whirlies' victory
GREENSBORO -- If defense wins championships then Grimsley well-positioned itself to win the Metro 4-A regular season title with a 34-6 thumping of conference and intracity rival Smith at Jamieson Stadium on Friday night.
-The News-Record

Knotts not satisfied in victory
Independence High keeps winning, but the Patriots haven't mastered closing out games yet.
-The Charlotte observer

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