Big point totals become area theme

ASHEBORO — Big point totals were the order of the week for area high school football games.

Each of the Friday games involving Randolph County teams had at least one team reaching the 40-point mark.

Other than the only intra-county matchup that involved Eastern Randolph’s 49-7 whipping of host Asheboro, here’s a recap of games:

EAST DAVIDSON 37, WHEATMORE 22

Thursday at Trinity, the Warriors (1-1) couldn’t keep up in the home game despite 241 passing yards and two touchdown throws from Ben Walker. Cade Hamilton was charted with 102 receiving yards in the loss.

SOUTHWESTERN RANDOLPH 55, SOUTH STANLY 6

Southwestern Randolph’s QB Keaton Reed rushes the ball for 3 yard gain against South Stanly at Southwestern Randolph high school on August 27, 2021. PJ WARD-BROWN/NORTH STATE JOURNAL

Adam Cole scored six touchdowns for the Cougars in their home opener. Cole hauled in three touchdown receptions,, rushed for two more and added a defensive scored on an interception return.

Cole had two interceptions and a fumble recovery. Three of SWR’s Keaton Reed’s seven completions went for touchdowns to Cole. Easton Clapp produced two touchdowns.

Southwestern Randolph also scored 55 points in a victory two years ago against South Stanly.

PROVIDENCE GROVE 42, SOUTHERN GUILFORD 26

At Greensboro, Luke Thomas threw three touchdown passes and Zane Cheek scored three touchdowns.

Cheek caught a scoring pass from Thomas and added two rushing touchdown runs. Chase Whitaker, who made a touchdown grab, was credited with 17½ tackles on defense for the Patriots (2-0).

CENTRAL DAVIDSON 62, RANDLEMAN 33

At Randleman, Jaylyn Smith and Cory Casilac each ran for four touchdowns and all of Spartans’ offense came on the ground to the tune of 606 rushing yards. Central Davidson (2-0) didn’t attempt a pass.

It didn’t need to as Smith gained 262 yards and Casilac picked up 252 yards.

Randleman’s Thomas Dobias rushed for touchdowns from 4 and 23 yards out. Quarterback Christian Long was 10-for-16 for 100 yards and a touchdown, while he also ran for a touchdown for the Tigers (0-2).

FORBUSH 56, TRINITY 6

At East Bend, the Bulldogs (1-1) dropped the non-league road game.

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Friday’s schedule

Walkertown at Eastern Randolph, 7:30

Jordan-Matthews at Providence Grove, 7:30

Randleman at Montgomery Central, 7:30

Trinity at East Davidson, 7:30

Ledford at Wheatmore, 7:30

 

By Moore County Staff

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