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Football focus

Friday matchups


at Broughton

Broughton has faced a tough schedule these past few weeks, but the Caps will look to gain momentum with a homecoming win. Enloe is still looking for its first win of the year.

Start time: 7 p.m.


at Millbrook

Both teams are coming off of rainy homecoming wins. Heritage has won two straight after shutting out visiting Enloe last week while Millbrook scored early and held on to beat Sanderson.

Start time: 7 p.m.

Leesville Road

at Sanderson

No. 2 Leesville Road will look to keep rolling after handily beating previously undefeated Wakefield. The undefeated Pride travel to Sanderson to take on a struggling Spartans team.

Start time: 7 p.m.

Southern Vance

at Cardinal Gibbons

No. 6 Cardinal Gibbons opened conference play with a win over No. 19 Chapel Hill. The Crusaders look to remain undefeated with a homecoming win.

Start time: 7:30 p.m.

Wake Christian

at Ravenscroft

Ravenscroft won a close contest at Fayetteville Christian and looks to keep rolling in its homecoming game.

Start time: 7:30 p.m.

Wake Forest-Rolesville

at Wakefield

No. 5 Wakefield doesn’t get a break after taking its first loss of the season at Leesville Road. The Wolverines now face No. 3. Wake Forest-Rolesville, but the Cougars have a short turnaround after lightning postponed its game versus Broughton until Monday.

Start time: 7 p.m.

Player of the week

Braxton Berrios

Leesville Road, WR, junior

Berrios outscored visiting Wakefield by rushing for 5 touchdowns – all of his team’s first half scores – to lead the Pride to a 55-24 win.