↓ Mallard Creek: 18 penalties for 205 yards, plus two safeties allowed, a lost fumble and a lost interception Friday against Hough. All that, and the Mavericks, No. 1 in the Sweet 16, still won 38-21.
↑ Highland Tech: Beat Pine Lake Prep 13-9 Friday. Both teams were winless coming in.
↑ Cameron Roberts, Charlotte Catholic: two interceptions in Fridays 55-21 win over Olympic
↑ Vance: Ran for 279 yards in a 42-16 win over West Charlotte. It was Vance's fifth straight win over West Charlotte. The Lions last beat Vance 28-21 in 2008.
↑ Thomas Jefferson: Improved to 6-1 with Fridays win over Cherryville. Prior to this season, Thomas Jefferson had won seven games in five years.
Fridays Top Performers
Shaun Wilson, West Meck: Shrine Bowl pick had 30 carries for 164 yards and three touchdowns in Friday's 35-10 win over South Meck. He caught five passes for 115 yards and another score.
Jaquan Brooks, South Point: QB had 207 yards rushing and three touchdowns in a 48-14 win over Ashbrook. He also threw a touchdown pass on homecoming night.
Dimitris Camp, Hopewell: Ran for 193 yards and six touchdowns in 47-34 win over North Meck. Shrine Bowl pick Dominique Heath added 143 yards and a score.
Nolan Beasley, North Mecklenburg: Threw for 310 yards and four touchdowns against Hopewell. Receiver Devon Sutton caught five passes for 191 yards and two touchdowns. He ran a punt back 49 yards for a score. Teammate Stephen Langford caught six passes for 109 yards and two touchdowns.
Rocky Reid, Concord: Had his sixth 200-yard game of the season in Fridays 28-14 win over Cox Mill. He rushed for 248 yards on 29 carries as the Spiders (7-0) stayed unbeaten. For the season, Reid has 1,706 yards on 185 carries. He is a junior.
Isaac Garcia, Olympic: 15 carries for 209 yards and a score in a 55-21 loss to Charlotte Catholic.
Tony Reid, Mallard Creek: a fumble recovery and a 90-yard interception return in a 38-21 win over Hough. Teammate Jaylen Samuels, an N.C. State recruit, had 13 carries for 131 yards and three scores.
Josh Stilley, Hough: Senior QB completed 16 of 31 passes for 261 yards in the loss to Mallard Creek, but suffered through four interceptions. Teammate Tylan Murell had 12 carries for 52 yards and two scores plus eight catches for 82 yards.
Anthony Ratliff, Butler: Junior QB completed 14-of-18 passes for 280 yards and three touchdowns in an easy 42-14 win over Myers Park. Ratliff also rushed 14 times for 97 yards and a score. Butler freshman running back Chrisean Davis-Pinckney ran 16 times for 168 yards and two touchdowns. He also caught three passes for 82 yards and a score.
Jordan Lane, Victory Christian: Threw four touchdown passes in a 50-21 win over Metrolina Christian.
Daniel Jones, Charlotte Latin: 14-of-28 for 182 yards and four touchdowns in a 42-21 win over Providence Day. Teammate Denzel Pearson had 21 carries for 178 yards and two touchdowns.
Pralowe Grier, West Charlotte: Rushed for 129 yards on 18 carries and a score. He also had an 87-yard kick return for a touchdown in a 42-16 loss to Vance.
Xavier Thomas, Hunter Huss: Backup QB played in Fridays 41-7 over East Gaston because starter Andrew Jordan was injured. Thomas directed Huss to four touchdowns on its first seven possessions and threw for 138 yards and two scores. Kerrion Moore rushed for 136 yards and two touchdowns. He added a 77-yard punt return.
Davidson Day 42, Country Day 35: Davidson Day kept its unbeaten season going and avenged a 41-point defeat to the Bucs last season. Country Day took a 35-34 lead late in the game, but Davidson Day drove for the game-winning touchdown and two-point conversion. All-America QB Will Grier threw for 279 yards and four touchdowns. He rushed for 123 yards and another score. Teammate Jordan Brown had 105 yards rushing and a touchdown.
Porter Ridge 52, Garinger 6: The game was moved to Porter Ridge after being originally scheduled for Garinger. Garinger has construction on campus. Garinger (0-7, 0-3 Southwestern 4A) lost its 16th straight game. The Wildcats havent won since beating Harding 16-14 in October of 2011. Porter Ridge (5-2 3-0 Southwestern 4A) has won five of its last six games.
Providence 24, Berry 14: The game featured a pair of North Carolina recruits. Berrys Cayson Collins, a Shrine Bowl defensive pick, had 15 tackles, a forced fumble and three tackles for a loss. Providences Austin Proehl caught seven passes for 169 yards and a score. Providence (4-3, 2-1 Southwestern 4A) won its second straight and won for the third time in four tries. The Panthers play at arch rival Ardrey Kell next.
No. 6 Charlotte Christian 56, Carolina Pride 12: Charlotte Christian ran its record to 7-0 with the easy win. The Knights led 28-6 at halftime and cruised. Christians Jaylon McClinton rushed 15 times for 130 yards, averaging nine yards per carry. Bo Hines was 9-of-10 passing for 139 yards and five touchdowns. He ran four times for 17 yards and caught three passes for 73 yards.
Rocky River 28, East Meck 6: Nailil Ramadan broke a scoreless tie in the second quarter. His score led to three straight touchdowns for Rocky River, which took a 21-0 lead and cruised home. Ramadan finished with two touchdowns for Rocky River (7-1, 3-0). Rocky River plays Sweet 16 No. 4 Butler next week in a battle of conference unbeatens. East Meck fell to 0-8 overall, 0-3 in Southwestern 4A conference games.
Ardrey Kell 38, Harding 29: Ardrey Kell (4-3, 1-2 SoMeck 8) snapped a two-game losing streak Friday with the tough win. It was the second time this season the Knights topped 30 points. Ardrey Kell beat Marvin Ridge 45-24 Sept. 6. After a 3-0 start, Harding has dropped three straight. The Rams are 3-3 overall and 0-3 in SoMeck 8 conference play.
By The Numbers
114: Yards rushing, on two plays, for Charlotte Catholics Elijah Hood that were called back for penalities. Catholic beat Olympic 55-14 and Hood ran 19 times for 294 yards and five touchdowns.
6: Turnovers forced by Mallard Creeks defense in a 38-21 win over Hough. Four of the turnovers were via interceptions.
7: Hopewell beat North Mecklenburg for the seventh straight time Friday, winning 47-34
55: Statesville was down 28-0 to West Iredell before scoring 55 unanswered points and winning 55-28.
21: Charlotte Latin scored 21 unanswered points in the fourth quarter of Fridays 41-21 win over Providence Day.
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