Caiden Norman rushed for three touchdowns and passed for another, finishing with 336 yards of total offense to lead Cleveland to a 34-17 win over rival West Johnston Friday night.
Tony Mack rushed for 212 yards and a touchdown for the Wildcats.
Cleveland (2-1) beat the Wildcats (1-2) for the fourth straight time, having lost only their first meeting in 2011.
Chapel Hill 51, Carrboro 15: Connor Stough’s 9-for-15 passing night included first-quarter touchdown throws of 47 and 42 yards to Albert Nyamayaro as Chapel Hill (2-1) broke to a 38-0 lead over visiting Carrboro (0-3).
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Jasiah King rushed for 120 yards and a touchdown, all in the second half, to help Chapel Hill roll up 465 yards of total offense to the 143 of Carrboro, which was held to just 38 yards total offense in the first half.
East Wake 42, Cary 20: It was the Tripp Harrington show – again. The East Wake (2-1) quarterback was 17-for-25 for 292 yards and five touchdowns. The Warriors trailed 6-0 early in the first quarter but roared back with 42 unanswered points.
Franklinton 31, Princeton 14: The Red Rams move to 2-1 while the Bulldogs drop to 0-2.
Green Hope 29, Cardinal Gibbons 18: The Falcons topped Cardinal Gibbons (1-2) thanks to big plays from senior Bryce Dixon which made the difference. Dixon finished with 5 catches for 134 yards.
Gibbons used sophomore running back Dalen Spruill to mount their challenge. The Falcons (2-1) tacked on a 39-yard touchdown pass to Dixon on the game’s final play.
J.F. Webb 28, South Granville 14: The Warriors (2-1) beat the 0-3 Vikings for first time since 2010.
North Raleigh Christian 50, Hickory Grove 28: The Knights (2-1) surpassed last year’s win total as quarterback Ryan Rock ran for 136 yards and six touchdowns.
Overhills 41, Western Harnett 6: The Jaguars (2-1) crushed their county rival, keeping the Eagles (0-3) winless.
Panther Creek 48, Jordan 6: Toney Bass and Addison Pinkney helped Panther Creek (2-1). Bass and Pinkney combined for 200 yards rushing and 3 TDs. Jordan (0-3) scored on the game’s final play, a rushing touchdown by Max Jeffers.
South Johnston 28, Clayton 23: South Johnston (3-0) held off a late Clayton (0-3) charge to defeat its county rivals. Kavante Johnson rushed for 184 yards and a TD, but the Trojans needed a DeParis Patterson interception in the final seconds to secure the win.
St. David’s 50, Arendell Parrott 28: The Warriors (2-0) won in Kinston.
Triton 19, Harnett Central 10: Coach Brad Penny’s first win snapped a 14-game losing streak.
T.W. Andrews 34, Ravenscroft 6: The Ravens (2-1) had field goals from Zach Murphy and Henry Atkeson in a road loss in High Point.
Grimsley 44, Athens Drive 7: The Jaguars (0-3) continue to seek their first win of the season after falling to the Grimsley Whirlies (2-1) from Greensboro. David Parker completed four passes for 33 yards and a score.
Knightdale 34, Heritage 21: The Huskies (1-2) got the ball first in overtime, but two costly penalties forced them into a blocked field goal. On second-and-goal from the 6-yard line, Knightdale’s Andre Willis made a last-second decision to flick it up-field to Malik Branch for the game winning touchdown.
Gunnar Holmberg threw for 285 yards and two touchdowns, Heritage was unable to come away with the OT win on Thursday night.
J.H. Rose 83, Leesville Road 42: For the second straight week the Pride (1-2) scored more than 40 points but lost by giving up more than 50.
Southern Nash 21, Bunn 13: Dae’One Wilkins’ 82-yard touchdown run with 3:06 remaining broke a tie and helped host Southern Nash improve to 3-0 on the season. After a scoreless opening half, the Firebirds erupted for three touchdowns in the second half, including Wilkins' heroics on just his second carry of the game.
Four minutes earlier, Bunn (1-2) had tied the score at 13-13 courtesy of a 23-yard field goal from Fabian Avila-Soria.
Southern rushed for 322 total yards, with 243 coming after intermission. Wilkins paced the Firebirds with 85 yards on the ground, followed by Jaquay Mitchell and Kendrick Bell with 76 yards each.
Northern Vance at Southern Vance (Tuesday, 7 p.m.); Bartlett-Yancey at Person (TBA); Northwood at Jordan-Matthews (Monday, 7 p.m.).
Elliott Warnock, Mike Potter, Bill Woodward, Michael Held, Leon Hargrove, Matt Purdy, Jibrell Davis and Cale Colosimo contributed.