Ti Pinnix ran for two touchdowns and passed for two more as undefeated Northwood blitzed Carrboro 54-14 Friday night in a non-conference football game.
Kadarus Rone and Montel Goods each rushed for two touchdowns apiece and helped Northwood (4-0) amass 623 yards of total offense.
Pinnix accounted for 392 of those yards – 82 on 8 runs and 310 from 33 completions of 44 passes without an interception.
Carrboro (2-2) got its scores on a 59-yard run by Trai Sharp and a 13-yard pass from Adam Bussian to Jackson Overbeck. Sharp ended up with a game-high 142 yards rushing on just 12 carries.
Bussian completed 5 of 12 passes for 28 yards but was sacked for 43 yards in losses.
Goods rushed 11 times for 95 yards, while Rone had just 38 yards on 8 rushes but scored the game’s first two touchdowns.
In other games...
Orange 54, Graham 14: At Graham, Orange routed the Red Devils 54-14 in Panther coach Pat Moser’s first visit to the school he led to a state championship in 2000. Eryk Brandon-Dean paced Orange with 94 yards and 3 touchdowns on 7 rushes, while Tay Jones ran for 139 yards on just 6 carries. Garrett Cloer threw just 8 passes and competed 6 for 83 yards, including a 30-yard TD pass to Bryce Wilson.
Riverside 33, Cedar Ridge 13: At Hillsborough, Riverside converted seven fourth-downs on seven attempts, including two touchdown passes by quarterback Diante Srothers to Deon Yarborough, to defeat Cedar Ridge 33-13 at Red Wolves Stadium. It was the first victory for first-year Riverside coach Chris Howell, who spent the prior three years as a defensive coordinator under previous head coach David Hackney.
Southern Alamance 55, East Chapel Hill 0: At Mt. Hermon, sophomore quarter Tanner Wilson burned East Chapel Hill for 249 yards and five touchdowns passes as Southern Alamance (1-3) got its first win by shutting the (0-4) Wildcats 55-0. Wilson, who completed 9 of 12 pass attempts, threw TD passes of 53, 49, 48, 45 and 8 yards and ran in another touchdown himself from 17 yards out.
Chapel Hill High School (3-0) was off Friday night. The Tigers return to action Friday, when they host East Chapel Hill in the battle for the CHN’s Hodgin Cup.
Bonitta Best, Jeff Hamlin, Bob Sutton and W.E. Warnock contributed to this report.