Rolesville 14, Knightdale 7: Sophomore quarterback Carnaji Andrews threw for 176 yards and junior receiver Colby Cooper caught 136 of them and a touchdown to lead Rolesville to the first win of its first varsity season, a 14-7 triumph over Knightdale.
The Rams (1-9, 1-5 Greater Neuse River 4A) got the winning score on a 16-yard run by junior Josh Branch with 11 minutes left in the game.
Knightdale (3-7, 1-5) tried to convert on fourth and three at the Rolesville 37 with 1:42 to play, but the Rams denied the attempt.
Cooper’s touchdown from Andrews came from 31 yards out with 9:30 left in the first half. Paul Okeke was 2-2 on extra points for the Rams.
Devin Lessane opened scoring with a 7-yard run in the fifth minute of the game. VLyle Walker was good on his one extra point attempt.
Branch added 53 yards on 19 carries for Rolesville.
Lessane led the Knightdale rushing committee with eight carries for 65 yards.