Mallard Creek football players make their way to the field for their presason matchup against Scotland County at Rocky River High in 2014. Thursday night, the teams will open the 2017 regular season at Scotland.
Mallard Creek football players make their way to the field for their presason matchup against Scotland County at Rocky River High in 2014. Thursday night, the teams will open the 2017 regular season at Scotland. TODD SUMLIN Observer File Photo
Mallard Creek football players make their way to the field for their presason matchup against Scotland County at Rocky River High in 2014. Thursday night, the teams will open the 2017 regular season at Scotland. TODD SUMLIN Observer File Photo

Why N.C. powers Mallard Creek, Scotland are reluctantly on path to football showdown

August 16, 2017 6:27 PM