↑ Weather: Cold Monday night to finish up weather-delayed Friday games, but no storms
↑ Concord: Beat Northwest Cabarrus 43-7 Monday, clinching outright South Piedmont conference title. Concord plays non-conference Garinger Friday.
↑ Hough: Down 17-7 to upset-minded North Mecklenburg, the Huskies rallied for a 31-29 win, despite being outscored 12-9 in the fourth quarter.
↑ Cuthbertson: Beat Sun Valley 42-41 Monday to win at least a share of the Southern Carolina championship. Afer a 1-3 start, Cuthbertson has won six in a row to improve to 7-3, 4-0 in league play. Cuthbertson can win the outright title at Piedmont Friday.
Monday’s Top Performers
Bryson Collins, East Meck: Ran 31 times for 272 yards and three touchdowns in a 48-34 loss to Porter Ridge. He had four catches for 88 yards and another score.
Bishop Ford, Hough: Ran for 193 yards and three scores in a 31-29 win over North Meck.
Corey Patton, North Mecklenburg: Ran for 135 yards and two scores in a 31-29 loss to Hough.
Berry 41, West Meck 32: Berry won for the second time in three games with a huge offensive output. Berry has scored 101 points in its two wins since Oct. 17. Berry beat Harding 60-0. Berry improved to 4-6 overall, 2-4 in the SoMeck 8. West Meck (1-9, 0-6) lost its seventh straight game. This game was originally scheduled to be played at West Meck’s new stadium but was moved after vandals stole bleachers on the home and visitor’s sides.
Hickory Ridge 44, Carson 36: Despite being outgained 397-276, Hickory Ridge held on. Hickory Ridge outscored Carson 41-21 in the second and third quarters of a wild offensive game. Carson’s Darren Isom ran 25 times for 126 yards and two touchdowns. Hickory Ridge QB Greg Waslo completed 8-of-11 passes for 88 yards and two scores. He ran 10 times for 50 yards and two more touchdowns.
Porter Ridge 48, East Meck 34: East Meck (2-8, 1-4 Southwestern 4A) lost its bid to put together a winning streak, giving up 45 or more points for the third time in four games. Porter Ridge (2-8, 2-3) ended a two-game losing streak.
South Point 47, North Gaston 10: Tanner Muse had 250 yards total offense for South Point (6-4, 5-1 Big South). He had 143 yards rushing and two scores on five carries. He returned a kick 98 yards and he had a nine-yard punt return. Muse has committed to Clemson.