Statesville Christian running back Canaan Cox ran for five touchdowns to lead his team to a 47-8 win over Fayetteville Trinity Christian in the N.C. Independent Schools Division III semifinals.
Cox ran 25 times for 240 yards Friday night. QB Brennan Settle complete 6-of-11 passes for 108 yards and ran 10 times for 132 yards. For the game, Statesville Christian had 547 yards total offense.
Statesville Christian (11-2) will host Village Christian (6-5) in next week’s state championship game.
Friday, the Lions defense was also strong. Cole Cameli had double-digit tackles and sack.
High Point Christian 25, Cannon 0: High Point Christian shut out Cannon in the Division II semifinals to advance to next week’s state final at home against Arden’s Christ School.
NCISAA Playoff Update
Division I final: Charlotte Latin 28, Charlotte Christian 27
Division II semifinals: High Point Christian 25, Cannon 0; Christ School 34, Ravenscroft 16
Division II final, Nov. 18: Christ School at High Point Christian
Division III semifinals: Statesville Christian 47, Trinity Christian 8; Village Christian 33, Wake Christian 26
Division III final, Nov. 18: Village Christian at Statesville Christian