• 66°

Friday Night Football Scores from Sept. 28

Northeast-Hobgood – 54

Community Christian – 14

In Wilson, Northeast-Hobgood scored three touchdowns in the third quarter, pulling away from a 32-14 halftime lead en route to a 54-14 win over Community Christian.

NEA-Hobgood, the defending NCISAA 8-Man Football state champions, improved to 4-0 with the win.

 

Bethel Christian – 44

Lawrence Academy – 0

In Merry Hill, visiting Bethel Christian spoiled homecoming for Lawrence Academy by dealing the Warriors a 44-0 setback.

Lawrence was led by Charles Atkins, who rushed for 55 yards.

Connor Williams threw three TD passes to highlight Bethel Christian’s effort.

Lawrence fell to 0-4 with the loss.

 

Bertie – 22

Gates County – 20

In a game played on Thursday night (postponed from an earlier date), Bertie held on at home to defeat previously unbeaten Gates County, 22-20.

The Falcons led 22-0 at halftime, thanks to three touchdown runs from Chris Cooper, the game’s leading rusher with 169 rushing yards.

GCHS rallied in the second half, using a TD pass from Jawan Riddick to Jordan Robinson and a pair of scoring runs from DaQuan Drake.

It was Drake’s second TD, from one-yard out, that pulled the Red Barons to within 22-20 late in the contest. But the two-point conversion was stopped by Bertie’s Oscar Jones to preserve the Falcons victory.

Bertie improved to 3-2 with the win while Gates fell to 4-1.

In other scores from eastern North Carolina games on Friday night:

Northampton – 26

North Edgecombe – 14

 

Ayden-Grifton – 35

North Pitt – 7

 

Beddingfield – 22

Wilson Hunt – 0

 

DH Conley – 56

Eastern Wayne – 26

 

Greene Central – 21

Kinston – 14

 

Greenville Rose – 35

C.B. Aycock – 14

 

Halifax Acad. – 34

Pungo Acad. – 32

 

Louisburg – 48

Bear Grass – 12

 

Manteo – 20

Northside – Pinetown – 7

 

Riverside – 60

Camden Co. – 0

 

Roanoke Rapids – 42

Oxford Webb – 0

 

South Central – 64

Southern Wayne – 14

 

SW Edgecombe – 48

Currituck – 7

 

Tarboro – 55

Southside – 0

 

West Carteret – 42

Farmville Central – 34