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Friday matchups

Broughton (0-1)

at Southeast Raleigh (1-0)

Broughton faces Southeast, ranked No. 8 in the N&O’s top 20, after falling to Cary in week one.

Start time: 7p.m.

East Wake (0-1)

at Wake Forest-Rolesville (1-0)

No. 6 Wake Forest-Rolesville looks to keep rolling against an East Wake team that fell 14-13 to East Chapel Hill.

Start time: 7p.m.

Enloe (0-1)

at Durham Jordan (0-1)

Both teams are looking to rebound after significant week one losses. Enloe fell 45-6 against Garner and Jordan lost 35-6 to Wake Forest-Rolesville.

Start time: 7 p.m.

Green Hope (1-0)

at Leesville Road (1-0)

Evan Parker and Braxton Berrios led No. 3 Leesville Road to a 21-7 win over Panther Creek. Green Hope is coming off a 34-6 win.

Start time: 7p.m.

Heritage (0-1)

at North Johnston (0-1)

Heritage couldn’t keep the momentum late against Holly Springs. North Johnston team comes off a 48-3 loss to Cleveland.

Start time: 7:30 p.m.

Holly Springs (1-0)

at Wakefield (1-0)

Wakefield moved up to No. 2 after its offense came out strong in a 46-21 win over Durham Riverside. Holly Springs’ defense played big in a 29-14 win over Heritage.

Start time: 7p.m.

Millbrook (0-1)

at Knightdale (0-0)

Millbrook looks for its first win as No. 18 Knightdale steps into its first gameof the season.

Start time: 7p.m.

Panther Creek (0-1)

at Sanderson (0-1)

Sanderson looks to snap a 13-game losing streak against a Panther Creek team that lost 21-7 to Leesville Road last week. Start time: 7p.m.

Player of the week

Connor Mitch

Wakefield, QB, senior

Mitch opened his senior season by completing 21 of 35 passes for 316 yards and four touchdowns in a 46-21 win over Durham Riverside.