Scores From Friday-August 22, 2008
August 23, 2008
Ahh, the boys of fall are back again. Mountain Shout’s got all the scores from WNC.
From the Asheville Citizen-Times we’ve got our southern scores.
Posted by Andrew
Tuscola 36, East Henderson 7
WAYNESVILLE – Tuscola junior Tyler Brosius threw for three short touchdowns and ran for a fourth score to lift the Mountaineers to an easy victory.
Leo Gamez hit a 45-yard field goal early in the fourth quarter to cap the scoring for Tuscola, which was playing its season opener on its new artificial turf field.
Rakim Waters scored the Eagles’ only touchdown and suffered an apparent hip injury on the final play of the game.
Pisgah 14, Erwin 0
ASHEVILLE — Pisgah’s defense forced four turnovers to open the season with a shutout.
Tyler Jaynes threw a 50-yard touchdown pass to Michael Mathis and scored on a 1-yard sneak just before halftime.
Josh Clark and Andrew Dalton each made interceptions for Pisgah, while Wesley Roberts and Chris Haney recovered fumbles.
McDowell 14, Enka 0
CANDLER – First-year McDowell coach Carson Gowan won his debut with the Titans.
McDowell limited the Jets to 132 yards of total offense. Quarterback Matt Amerto threw a 2-yard touchdown pass to Tim Velez and Patrick Hill rushed for a 6-yard score.
Rosman 53, Asheville School 16
ROSMAN — Tyler Phillips scored five touchdowns to lead the Tigers and help his team take a 34-0 lead at the end of the first period Friday.
Phillips caught touchdown passes of 66, 28 and 20 yards from Brady Owen, ran 25 yards for another score and returned a kickoff 85 yards for a TD. He also kicked four extra points for Rosman (1-0).
Owen finished 13-of-17 for 200 yards and three touchdowns.
Asheville School (0-1) scored touchdowns on Leonard Martin’s 90-yard kickoff return and a 16-yard pass from Jake Kane to Zach Debernardi.
North Buncombe 21, Mountain Heritage 14
BURNSVILLE — North Buncombe scored all three of its touchdowns in the fourth quarter — all on the legs of quarterback Randy Pressley — as the Black Hawks topped Mountain Heritage in nonconference action.
The Cougars led 14-7 after an 80-yard kickoff return by Casey Randolph at the 11:15 mark in the fourth quarter. But Pressley punched into the end zone on runs of 47 and 4 yards, and the Black Hawks ran out the clock.
Pressley finished with 158 yards on 24 carries. Casey Randolph led Mountain Heritage with 24 yards on four rushes.
Murphy 29, Mitchell 15
BAKERSVILLE — Jerran Johnson took the opening kickoff back for a 98-yard score, and Patrick Canizio added two rushing touchdowns as Murphy earned a road win at Mitchell.
Murphy’s Georgie Kerber caught a 43-yard toss from Luke Charles to give the Bulldogs a 14-0 lead after the first quarter.
Mitchell’s Logan Jensen threw for 111 yards and ran for another 120, as he scored both of Mitchell’s touchdowns. His throwing touchdown was a 37-yard strike to Austin Burleson.
North Henderson 27, Madison 20
HENDERSONVILLE — Turnovers were costly as North Henderson turned three touchdowns in the first half into 20 points, and it seemed like the Knights had Madison put away.
However, the Patriots fought back and put up 20 late points to make a game of it, putting up over 304 yards of total offense, while holding North Henderson to only 169 yards. But it wasn’t enough.
Brevard 61, Q. Foundation 20
BREVARD — Walt Clark tossed four touchdown passes as the Blue Devils crushed Q. Foundation.
Julian Erwin caught the first two as Brevard (1-0) built a 41-6 halftime lead.
Gabe Tollison finished with 73 rushing yards and a touchdown on 12 carries as the Blue Devils racked up 319 yards of total offense. Brevard had a turnover-free game, while Q. Foundation turned the ball over four times.
A.J. Zandecki scored two touchdowns — one on a 23-yard pass from Clark and the other on an 85-yard kickoff return. Zandecki also connected on seven extra-point kicks.
Cherokee 46, Andrews 14
ANDREWS — Cherokee broke a scoreless tie with 18 second-quarter points to take a win over Smoky Mountain Conference foe Andrews in a nonconference game.
The Braves ran 41 times for 124 yards and six touchdowns while holding Andrews ground out 181 yards and two scores on 47 carries. Cherokee also picked off three passes and recovered a fumble, and Andrews didn’t score until the fourth quarter.
Hendersonville 18, Smoky Mountain 15
HENDERSONVILLE — Cedrick Allen led Hendersonville to a narrow victory with three rushing touchdowns over the Mustangs. Allen carried the ball 13 times for 112 yards. He had two 46 yard touchdown runs, and took one in five yards.
Smoky Mountain recorded two safeties off of the Bearcats, one from a block punt and the second on a Hendersonville running play.
Polk County 14, Swain County 6
BRYSON CITY — A late fourth-quarter punt return by J.P. Ruth took the air out of Swain as the Wolverines defeated the Maroon Devils.
The Polk offense was versatile with Jordan Ollis and J.P. Ruth combining for more than half of the rushes (18 of 35), all of the passes (27), half of the touchdowns, and they even caught four of the 14 receptions.
The Polk defense was stifling as well. The Wolverines only allowed 57 total yards, picked off three passes and recovered two fumbles.
Clint Farina scored the first touchdown in the first quarter with a six-yard run, and Casey Clark scored the lone touchdown for Swain.
Aaron Smiley also added 18 tackles for the Maroon Devils.
Franklin 24, West Henderson 7
HENDERSONVILLE — Franklin limited the Falcons to one first down, 7 rushing yards and one pass completion while notching an opening-night rout.
The Panthers rolled up 308 total yards as quarterback Austin Bishop completed 11-of-19 passes for 149 yards, two touchdowns and two interceptions. Bishop also rushed for a 1-yard touchdown.
Billy Olvera hit a 28-yard field goal and made all three of his extra-point attempts.
West Henderson’s lone score came on a 67-yard pass from Dillon Baker to Kagan Williams that allowed the Falcons to pull within seven points at halftime.
Blaine Clark had 36 rushes for 154 yards to lead Franklin’s ground attack.
Robbinsville 35, First Assembly 14
ROBBINSVILLE — Kurt Odom scored three touchdowns to lead Robbinsville to a win over First Assembly.
Odom finished with 91 rushing yards and scores of 5, 6 and 4 yards, while Blake Anderson ran for 114 yards and a score. The Black Knights held a 21-0 lead at the half and held First Assembly to just 105 yards on the ground.
First Assembly didn’t get on the scoreboard until five minutes left in the game.
Alleghany County 19, North Wilkes 7
Ashe County 43, West Wilkes 0
Central Davidson 30, North Stanly 7
Davie 41, Watauga 7
Durham Jordan 21, North Davidson 17
East Surry 24, West Stokes 12
Elkin 27, North Surry 21
Ledford 41, Surry Central 30
Lenoir Hibriten 32, Wilkes Central 16
Mount Airy 51, Starmount 7
NW Guilford 42, SW Guilford 0
South Stokes 34, South Davidson 7
Southern Guilford 36, East Davidson 10
Thomasville 28, Wm. Campbell, Va. 14
West Davidson 24, East Wilkes 7
West Iredell 41, Forbush 22
North Stokes at Patrick County (Va.)
Congratulations to everyone who started off the season with a bang. Waln, Scott, and co. looked good. The boys at Swain and Coach G, well, you both had difficult matchups to start the season. Get em’ next week.