GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) — If you missed the chance to see the high school football teams from Eastern North Carolina play Friday night because of the Thanksgiving holiday … you’re in luck.
Each of the teams in the WNCT coverage area picked up victories in Friday’s fourth round of the NC High School Athletic Association state playoffs. Next Friday, four of those teams will be hosting games in their respective classification’s Eastern Regional final. The winner of those games advances to the state championships, slated for Dec. 9-10.
New Bern, Northern Nash, East Duplin, Wallace-Rose Hill, Rosewood and Tarboro each picked up victories to advance to their respective classification’s Eastern Regional final. The only team in the area to fall was Princeton, which was beaten by Wallace-Rose Hill.
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Check out the scores from Friday night and the schedule of games for next Friday.
Click here to see the full playoff pairings for each classification. The state playoffs continue each Friday until the state finals slated for Dec. 9-10. Games are at 7 p.m. each night unless listed otherwise below.
Follow Touchdown Friday on Twitter for scores and more. After the games, tune in to WNCT-TV Friday at 11 p.m. for highlights and scores from around the region. Click here for more high school football coverage. You can also see complete state scores from NCPreps.Rivals.com.
No. 1 Tarboro 45, No. 4 Northampton 20
No. 3 Rosewood 27, No. 2 North Moore 7
No. 3 Rosewood at No. 1 Tarboro
Click here for the Class 1-A West regional schedule, scores
Class 2A East
No. 12 Wallace-Rose Hill 48, No. 1 Princeton 14
No. 2 East Duplin 49, No. 3 Whiteville 6
No. 12 Wallace-Rose Hill at No. 2 East Duplin
Click here for the Class 2-A West schedule, scores
Class 3A East
No. 1 Northern Nash 42, No. 28 Triton 7
No. 3 71st 38, No. 7 Terry Sanford 7
No. 3 71st at No. 1 Northern Nash
Click here for the Class 3-A West schedule, scores
Class 4A East
No. 12 Millbrook 19, No. 1 Hillside 14
No. 2 New Bern 70, No. 11 Rolesville 34
Click here for the Class 4-A West schedule, scores