Pittsboro Northwood ran and passed for almost 500 total yards in a dominating 56-14 win over Carrboro Friday night to remain undefeated.
Chargers quarterback Ty Pinnix, who missed last week’s game with an injury, completed 32 of 41 passes for 291 yards and four touchdowns. He also rushed for 127 yards.
Northwood’s defense held the Jaguars to 152 total yards.
The Chargers never trailed.
Northwood (4-0) got on the scoreboard with 12 seconds left in the first quarter after an eight-yard scramble by Kadarus Rone for 7-0 lead. An onside kick gave the ball back to the Chargers at the Carrboro 41. Pinnix passed to Jared Worley from six yards out to cap the seven-play drive for a 14-0 lead to begin the second quarter.
The Jaguars’ only score of the half was a beautiful run by Trai Sharp, who slipped through the middle and outran the secondary on a 59-yard scoring run.
Northwood scored the next 21 points for a 35-7 halftime lead. Pinnix ran 20 yards for a score and threw scoring passes to Worley (18 yards) and Brian Harrington (15 yards).
Carrboro’s offense managed only 60 total yards in the first half.
The Chargers went 45 yards on their first possession of the second half. Montel Goods’ six-yard scoring run made it 42-7.
Carrboro (2-2) stopped the 28-point scoring streak when quarterback Adam Bussian found Jackson Overbeck for 14 yards to trim the lead to 42-14.
Northwood came back with two more scores and the game was never in doubt. Goods ran 13 yards for one scored and Pinnix dashed 70 yards for the final score.
Sharp, who entered the game as the area’s leading rusher, finished with 146 yards on 12 carries.