Because of Tropical Storm Michael and the closure of many high schools in Wake and Durham counties, the postponements were many and the football schedule light Friday.
A few games of note:
Franklinton 37, Wilson Fike 36
In what have been the most exciting game of the night, Franklinton trailed 36-8 midway through in the third quarter before completely reversing the game’s momentum to score 29 unanswered points in the 3A Big East Conference game in Wilson.
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Franklinton scored the winning points on an 89-yard pass from quarterback Kenneth Cornell to Laye’shon Parker, the Wilson Times reported.
Franklinton improved to 6-2 overall and 1-1 in the conference. The loss dropped the Golden Demons to 2-5 and 0-2.
South Johnston 49, West Johnston 0
Getting three touchdowns from Jaequan Wells, South Johnson rolled to an easy win, rebounding from its loss to Clayton in the 3A Greater Neuse Conference.
South Johnston improved to 5-2 overall and 1-1 in the conference.
Trinity Christian 55, Ravenscroft 0
Trinity Christian of Fayetteville built a 42-0 first-quarter lead in beating Ravenscroft.