Game of the week: East Wake at Garner, 7 p.m. – This is the first meeting among the four teams that have emerged from nonconference games as the favorites in the Greater Neuse 4A Conference. Garner, East Wake, Clayton and West Johnston are 3-1.
The showdown between Garner and East Wake will feature two of the league’s top backs, the Trojans’ Nyheim Hines and East Wake’s Damontay Rhem.
Games are at 7:30 unless noted.
Apex at Middle Creek, 7 p.m.
Ashley at South Brunswick
Beddingfield at Wilson Hunt
Broughton at Wake Forest, 7 p.m.
Cardinal Gibbons at Cedar Ridge, 7 p.m.
Charlotte Country Day at Ravenscroft
Chatham Central at East Montgomery
Clayton at Harnett Central, 7 p.m.
Cleveland at Durham Riverside, 7 p.m.
Clinton at Pender
Columbia at Plymouth
Community Christian (Wilson) at Cary Christian
Cummings at South Granville
D.H. Conley at Greenville Rose
Dixon at Pamlico
Douglas Byrd at Southern Lee
East Carteret at Croatan
East Duplin at South Lenoir
East Wake at Garner, 7 p.m.
Eastern Alamance at Williams
Fairmont at St. Paul’s
Forestview at Lake Norman Charter
Franklinton at Granville Central
Goldsboro at Northside-Jax
Green Hope at Cary
Greene Central at North Pitt
Havelock at Richlands
Heritage at Leesville Road
Hertford County at Holmes
Hoggard at Topsail
Holly Springs at Fuquay-Varina, 7 p.m.
J.F. Webb at Chapel Hill, 7 p.m.
James Kenan at Princeton
Jones Senior at Southwest Onslow
Kestral Heights at Wake Christian
Kinston Parrott at Northeast Academy
Lakewood at Spring Creek
Laney at West Brunswick
Lawrence at Rocky Mount Academy
Lee County at Gray’s Creek
Midway at East Bladen
Millbrook at Enloe, 7 p.m.
Nash Central at Hillside
New Bern at C.B. Aycock
New Hanover at Lumberton
North Brunswick at Purnell Swett
North Duplin at Lejeune
North Edgecombe at Kipp Pride
North Lenoir at North Johnston
Northampton at Bunn
Northeastern at First Flight
Northern Durham at Dudley
Northern Nash at Smithfield-Selma
Northwood at Orange, 7 p.m.
Overhills at South View
Panther Creek at Athens Drive, 7 p.m.
Perquimans at Cape Hatteras
Person at Bartlett Yancey
Pine Forest at E.E. Smith
Pinecrest at Jordan, 7 p.m.
Ragsdale at East Chapel Hill
Roanoke Rapids at Northwest Halifax
Rocky Mount at Triton
Rocky Mount Prep at Southeast Halifax
Rosewood at Hobbton
Seventy First at Jack Britt
South Central at Eastern Wayne
South Columbus at West Columbus
South Creek at Farmville Central
South Johnston at Fike
Southampton (Va.) at Hobgood Academy
SouthLake Christian at Harrells Academy
South Robeson at Red Springs
St. David’s at Halifax Academy
Victory Christian at North Raleigh Christian
Wallace-Rose Hill at Trask
Washington at Riverside-Martin
Weldon at Warren County
West Craven at West Carteret
West Johnston at Knightdale, 7 p.m.
Western Harnett at Jordan-Matthews
Whiteville at East Columbus