Cardinal Gibbons held off a late rally from the Broughton to claim a 19-12 non-conference victory.
Junior quarterback Logan Washle threw three touchdowns to lead the Crusaders to a 19-0 lead. James Sriraman hauled in two of the touchdowns and Earl Gill accounted for the other.
In the fourth quarter, the Caps mounted a comeback with a touchdown pass from junior quarterback Owen Wilkinson to Parker Hedgepeth on a fourth down and goal situation.
The Broughton then forced a three-and-out to get the ball right back.
On the first play of the drive, Wilkinson connected with senior Josh Roberts on a 53 yard touchdown pass to make the score 19-12 with 9:52 remaining. However, the Crusaders' defense managed to hold on for two more drives to help seal the victory.
Panther Creek 41, Jordan 0: A stalwart Catamounts (2-1) defense took care of winless Jordan (0-4).
Panther Creek jumped out to a 28-0 halftime lead and held Jordan to just 19 yards of total offense before the Falcons' final drive put them at 64 for the game. The Catamount held Jordan to minus-29 yards rushing.
Panther Creek receiver Diamante Taylor had three catches for 101 yards and two touchdowns, all in the first half, reeling in a 28-yard touchdown pass and taking a tunnel screen 40 yards to pay dirt.
Running back Toney Bass (12 carries, 101 yards) added a 1-yard and 3-yard touchdown run. Akeem Smith added an 11-yard touchdown run.
Phillip Stone kicked field goals of 17 and 25 yards.
Brendan Magner was 12-of-16 passing for 167 yards.
Riverside 33, Cedar Ridge 13: The Pirates converted seven fourth-downs in seven attempts, including two touchdown passes by quarterback Diante Stgrothers to Deon Yarborough.
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.
Riverside (1-3) took a 20-13 lead late in the second quarter when Strothers hooked up with Yarbrough for a 32-yard touchdown pass on 3rd-and-19. The toss culminated a 15-play, 96-yard drive that started after Jonathan Rhew intercepted a pass in the end zone.
The Red Wolves (2-2), held to a season-low in points and yards, were shut out in the second half.
Corinth Holders 61, Bunn 27: Corinth Holders’ high-powered offense never relented in a 61-27 decision over the Wildcats.The Pirates had racked up 502 total yards while improving to 2-2 on the season.
Bunn is also 2-2 after allowing the most points in a contest since a playoff loss to Reidsville in 2009.
Fittingly, Corinth Holders found the end zone on its first play from scrimmage as veteran quarterback Cole Sakowski found Dymon Walker on a bubble screen that turned into an 81-yard catch-and-run touchdown just 21 seconds in.
After Bunn fumbled on its opening snap, the Pirates needed just one play to score again -- this time on a quick screen from Sakowski to Tony Kirkwood.
Trailing 14-0 after just 44 seconds had elapsed, Bunn needed just one play to draw closer as T.J. Jones took a handoff and sped away 64 yards for a touchdown to cap off the furious minute.
Tevin Perry tried to keep Bunn close with a pair of touchdown runs, but the Wildcats went to intermission stunned and trailing at 42-21.
Sakowski, a senior, completed 12 of 24 passes for 244 yards. Watson was a huge ground producer as he piled up 199 yards on 24 attempts.
Dudley 12, Hillside 9: Greensboro Dudley pushed its winning streak to 19 games by rallying past Hillside (1-3) . Dudley scored with about two minutes left and then stopped Hillside in scoring territory.
Knightdale 31, Enloe 13: Knightdale, 2-2, rebounded from two straight losses to hand the Eagles their first loss of the season.
Garner 48, Cary 0: Garner (3-1) had little trouble with its traditional rival as Nyheim Hines had a rushing touchdown, a receiving touchdown and a 65-yard punt return touchdown on his first three touches of the game as visiting Garner cruised past Cary.
Hines finished with four touchdowns and Jarvin Holder also found the end zone for the the Trojans. The Imps dropped to 0-4.
Wake Forest 61, Rolesville 20: Unbeaten Wake Forest climbed to 4-0 with an offensive onslaught against Rolesville, which is playing its first varsity season. The Cougars are ranked No. 2 in the N&O rankings. They have out-scored their opposition the last two weeks 109-20.
Orange 57, Graham 6: Orange, No. 6 in the N&O rankings, continued to run on cruise control as it pounded Graham.
Lee 43, Western Harnett 12: Undefeated Lee, 4-0 and No. 7 in the N&O rankings, easily handled the Eagles behind the running of Jerry Pullum.
Ravens postponed: Ravenscroft will play Monday at Charlotte Latin after Friday night’s game was postponed because of the weather.
South Johnston 42, Red Springs 28: New Trojan coach Hunter Jenks kept saying his club was getting better and the improvement paid off with his first varsity win.
Wake Christian at Spring Creek : Wake Christian lead 14-0 at the half and never let Spring Creek back in the game.
North Raleigh Christian 41, First Assembly 27: North Raleigh stormed back in a big way to record its first victory over the season. NRC had been out-scored 96-0 over the past two weeks, but looked like a different team.
Halifax (Va.) 42, Person 29: The Rockets fall to 0-4 with the loss.
Northern Vance 28, Southern Vance 12: Northern Vance broke a 24-game losing streak and beat its rival for the first time since 2008.
Rocky Mount Academy 60, St. David’s 42: Rocky Mount Academy scored at least two touchdowns in every quarter as it out-scored St. David’s in the eight-man game.
West Johnston 31, Fuquay-Varina 27: West Johnston came alive in the second half and nudged Fuquay-Varina. Tyrone Jones' 23-yard touchdown reception with 1:49 to play gave the Wildcats their lead of the night
"Our kids didn't quit," said West coach Jimmy Williams. "We lost a lot of games like this last year - very close, very late. I credit them for hanging in. I told them we'd have to win it in the fourth quarter, and that's what happened."
Trailing 21-7 at halftime, the Wildcats declared their offensive intentions on the first play of the second half. Wilson hit Josh Collier for a 65-yard TD pass. That one play nearly equaled their entire offensive output in the first half (72 yards).
Tre Frederick cut the Wildcat deficit to 27-25 on a 1-yard run on fourth and goal with 5:17 to play and West drove 50 yards for the decisive score.
"Fuquay was fantastic," Williams said. "They limited our possessions and we were fortunate to win. Our kids found a way to win in the end. You don't apologize for winning. Fuquay played a great game, it just happened to go our way tonight."
Southern Lee 9, Erwin Triton 6: Triton scored late to cut its deficit to 7-6, but failed to convert. Southern Lee added a safety.
Southern Durham 34, Scotland 28: Southern Durham quarterback Kendall Hinton eluded seven potential tacklers on a weaving 30-yard touchdown run with 23 seconds left for the winning score on Thursday. Hinton passed for 272 yards and ran for 93 as the Spartans, the 2013 3AA champion, knocked off Scotland, which is ranked No. 3 in the N.C. Associated Press 4A poll.
Princeton 54, North Johnston 0: Princeton coach Derrick Minor praised his defenders following Thursday’s lop-sided win. The Bulldogs held North Johnston to 88 yards in total offense. Princeton standout Johnny Frasier ran fro 150 yards and scored four touchdowns.
Jeff Hamlin, Geoff Neville and Matt Purdy contributed to this story.