Carrboro's offense is putting up big numbers

tstevens@newsobserver.comNovember 13, 2012 

SP.090712.CARvEAST.JLK7 (cq) Jaguar quarterback #2 Alex McVeigh fakes the hand off to #7 Douglas Parrish while looking to hand off to #20 Trai Sharp. East Chapel Hill Wildcats hosted Carrboro Jaguars on Friday September 7, 2012. Carrboro won 53-14.


Undefeated Carrboro had what has become its normal offensive output in last week’s 37-8 victory over Randleman in the second round of the N.C. High School Athletic Association 2AA football playoffs.

Quarterback Alex McVeigh completed 8 of 13 passes for 210 yards and two touchdowns and running back Trai Sharp rushed 19 times for 284 yards and three scores.

In the past four games, two regular-season and two playoff victories, Sharp has accounted for 1,059 yards and has run for 16 touchdowns. He is averaging four rushing touchdowns, 265 yards and 14.9 yards per carry in the past month.

Four of his top-five rushing games of the season have come during the four-game streak.

The Jaguars are almost perfectly balanced between McVeigh and Sharp. McVeigh has thrown for 2,069 yards and Sharp has rushed for 2,085.

Carrboro’s offensive explosion

McVeigh, Sharp

Opponent, score;Com.-Att-Yd-TD; R-Yd-TD

Central Davidson, 28-7;7-14-77-2;15-150-1

Warren County, 43-13;5-6-190-1; 24-47-1

Orange, 27-19; 10-19-145-1; 29-=205-1

East Chapel Hill, 53-14; 6-9-196-3; 7-146-3

Northern Vance, 42-7; 5-7-121-0; 7-105-2

Chapel Hill, 35-0; 8-12-193-1; 13-61-2

South Granville, 36-29; 6-15-56-0; 8-134-4

Northwood, 20-17; 6-14-92-1; 14-72-2

Cedar Ridge, 49-28; 10-15-205-3; 10-106-2

Granville Central, 59-24; 8-13-174-4; 17-229-4

Providence Grove, 63-34; 8-18-254-3; 17-356-5

Burlington Cummings, 68-31; 5-10-156-1; 18-190-4

Randleman, 37-8, 8-13-210-2; 19-284-3

Totals, 560-231;93-165-2,069-22; 186- 2085-32

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