Two days, two weather delays and two Chapel Hill round-trip bus trips later, Southeast Raleigh gained its first win with a 66-20 victory over the Tigers Friday night at Baker Stadium.
Multiple lightning strikes on Thursday forced postponement until Friday with Bulldogs leading 13-6 and 9:40 remaining in the second quarter. Southeast Raleigh (1-3) led at halftime only 25-13 over the Tigers (2-2) before erupting for 41 second-half points.
The Bulldogs finished with 695 total yards as seven players combined for 10 touchdowns.
Southeast Raleigh quarterback Dylan Parham, an N.C. State recruit, finished 17 of 25 for 272 yards and four TDs.
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They said it
“I feel we’re coming together as a team on both sides of the ball,” Parham said. “I like how we got a lot of people involved contributing.”
3 who mattered
Baxter Sobolewski, Chapel Hill: The junior broke off a 33-yard touchdown run to tie the game 6-all in the first quarter.
Malik Ford, Southeast Raleigh: The senior wide receiver caught five passes for 68 yards and one TD and ran three times for 97 yards and a TD.
Jeffery Onyegbule, Southeast Raleigh: The junior running back carried 10 times for 142 yards and three TDs on runs of 48, 3 and 2.
By the numbers
1: The number of laptops Bulldogs’ defensive lineman Isaiah Barco fixed in the press box while in uniform before taking the field Friday.
3: Number of Barco’s sacks.
10: Southeast Raleigh penalties for 115 yards.
300: Chapel Hill’s total yards with quarterback Connor Stough passing for 295.