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  • FOOTBALL

    Leesville can’t find rhythm against Trojans

    Leesville Road couldn’t find its rhythm Friday night as it followed big plays with costly penalties in the Pride’s 56-35 loss to Garner in the third round of the N.C. High School Athletic Association 4AA state football playoffs.

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    Football focus

    Triangle football fans will get the much anticipated matchup of the region’s two undefeated teams, listed as No. 1 and No. 2 in The News & Observer’s prep football rankings since the preseason.

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    Leesville Road forces five turnovers in win

    Leesville Road's defense surrendered a season-high 30 points Friday night, but the Pride also forced five turnovers and got two fourth-down stops late in the fourth quarter to escape Middle Creek 37-30 in their second-round NCHSAA 4-AA playoff showdown.

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    Football focus

    This second-round NCHSAA 4AA playoffs matchup will pit the Cap Eight’s conference champion against the Tri-Nine’s. Leesville Road rolled over conference opponent Heritage last Friday after just narrowly defeating the Huskies during the regular season. Middle Creek staged a come-from...

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    North Raleigh Christian QB Cook brings leadership, consistency to Knights

    Watch North Raleigh Christian Academy’s John Cook on the field for even a few minutes, and several adjectives come to mind when describing his pocket presence: strength, accuracy, composure.

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    Football focus

    The Huskies gave Leesville Road a good fight two weeks ago, almost playing spoiler on the Pride’s senior night celebration. If Heritage’s defense is as successful and the Huskies put more points on the board, this could be an upset. Leesville Road, however, came out firing on all cylinders...

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    Backup QB leads Broughton win

    Backup quarterback Patrick Kearney leads Broughton past Sanderson

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    Cardinal Gibbons rallies for key win over Orange

    With the Carolina 3-A conference title on the line, the stakes were high and the teams Cardinal Gibbons and Orange responded with big plays, big hits, and a big defensive stop – the last the courtesy of Cardinal Gibbons as they held off visiting Orange 28-21 Friday to remain atop of the conference...

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    Wakefield Connor Mitch sets state record with nine TD throws

    Wakefield’s Connor Mitch set a state record with nine touchdown passes and wide receiver Jordan Fieulleteau tied the state mark with five touchdown catches in the Wolverine’s 70-42 victory over Broughton on Friday night.

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    Football focus

    The Ravens will look to snap a two-game losing streak against a Harrells Academy team that hasn’t dropped a league game.

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