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Scoring strike lifts Reynolds
CANDLER — The first 20:46 of the endowment football game between Reynolds and Enka had all the signs of an opening game of the season for both teams. The score was 0-0, and the two teams hadn't mustered a whole lot of offense.
-Citizen Times

High school football roundup
WEAVERVILLE — Senior quarterback Dillan Ledbetter rushed for 102 yards and two touchdowns to lead North Buncombe over Mountain Heritage on Friday in the season opener for both teams.
-Citizen Times

Chapel Hill tops Cedar Ridge in sloppy opener
CHAPEL HILL -- Friday night's endowment game between Chapel Hill and Cedar Ridge had plenty of electricity in the atmosphere and exciting action to make it a picture-perfect way to kick off the high school football season.
-The Herald Sun

Spartans pass first test
HIGH POINT -- One picture-perfect pass play turned an ugly football season opener into a thing of beauty for Southern.
-The Herald Sun

Cherryville opens up by caging Bears
CLAREMONT — Coach Richard Davis' Cherryville Ironmen jumped out to a 14-2 lead at halftime and went on to take a 22-9 non-conference win against Bunker Hill Friday night.
-The Shelby Star

Thrilling kickoff for football
RALEIGH -- If the rest of the season is anything like the thriller that played out at Millbrook High Friday night, high school football fans are in for a treat.
-The News&Observer

It's a new year for WF-R
DURHAM -- It wasn't a blowout or even a thriller, but their 7-0 victory over Durham Riverside on Friday proved to Wake Forest-Rolesville's football players that much can happen in one year.
-The News&Observer

Harnett Cent'l 54, Athens Drive 14
RALEIGH -- Harnett Central piled up 556 yards of total offense as it rolled past Athens Drive
-The News&Observer

Ravenscroft 20, Northern Vance 8
RALEIGH -- Ben Jenkins ran for 262 yards and scored all three Ravenscroft touchdowns in a non-conference win.
-The News&Observer

Ravenscroft 20, Northern Vance 8
RALEIGH -- Ben Jenkins ran for 262 yards and scored all three Ravenscroft touchdowns in a non-conference win.
-The News&Observer

Gray's Creek 54, West Johnston 26
HOPE MILLS -- Gray's Creek handed new West Johnston coach Kwame Dixon a loss in his first game.
-The News&Observer

Western Harnett 13, Fuquay-Varina 12
FUQUAY-VARINA -- Western Harnett rallied past host Fuquay-Varina in a non-conference game
-The News&Observer

North Johnston 27, Union 14
CLINTON -- North Johnston was efficient in its non-conference road victory over Clinton Union. The Panthers rushed for 181 yards while giving up 213, but they produced four rushing touchdowns.
-The News&observer

Thomasville takes battle of Bulldogs
TRINITY -- Quan Warley rushed for 237 yards and three touchdowns and the defending 1-AA champion Thomasville Bulldogs opened their season with a convincing 33-7 win over the Trinity Bulldogs.
-The Online News-Record

Southern Alamance slips past Cummings
BURLINGTON -- Using a swarming defense, Southern Alamance forced eight Cummings turnovers and its offensive line dominated up front as the Patriots surprised the Cavaliers with a 21-13 victory.
-The Online News-Record

Independence wins 78th straight
When was the last time an Independence player rushed for 220 yards?
-The Charlotte Observer

Cougars roll in Simpson's first game
CONCORD - Vance turned in its most dominating performance in three years, giving Jeff Simpson a convincing 42-0 win against Concord on Friday in his first game as coach.
-The Charlotte Observer

Olympic dashes past Piedmont
UNIONVILLE - Olympic followed its gameplan to big plays and a 32-28 win Friday night against Unionville Piedmont.
-The Charlotte Observer

Cougars dominant despite jump to 3A
Playing up was no problem for Charlotte Catholic on Friday.
-The Charlotte Observer

Ashbrook dominates W. Meck
GASTONIA - Gastonia Ashbrook's 55-0 dominance of West Mecklenburg could be summed up in one hit.
-The Charlotte Observer

Northside shuts out White Oak
Even though classes don't begin until later next week, Northside found it was the right time to take White Oak to school. The lesson happened to be how to win with smashmouth football.
-The Jacksonville Daily

Balanced Mount Tabor whips New Bern 39-20
It's safe to say that most folks expected Mount Tabor's O.C. Wardlow and Ryan Taylor to put on an aerial show in last night's season opener against New Bern.
-The Winston-Salem Journal Recommended Stories

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