Conley among Friday winners in Week 1; ‘Touchdown Friday’ premieres

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GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) — High school football … my how we’ve missed you.

It may have been a little wet in some spots but high school football was back in force all over North Carolina on Friday. Some games on the Week 1 schedule were moved to Thursday due to the weather. Others were moved to Saturday and Monday. Southside’s home opener with Swansboro wasn’t played due to COVID-19.

Check out the scores and schedule below. Tune to 9OYS News at 11 for the premiere of “Touchdown Friday” with Brian Bailey, Nolan Knight, Kelci O’Donnell and the rest of the crew.

Friday’s scores
Southwest Onslow 55, Dixon 0
Jacksonville 35, Croatan 27
Havelock 52, Northeastern 15
D.H. Conley 28, Southern Wayne 0
West Carteret 45, Farmville Central 7
Richlands 34, Trask 0
Bear Grass Charter 20, South Creek 0
Currituck 21, Manteo 0
Wallace-Rose Hill 55, White Oak 20
Perquimans at Riverside, ppd., weather (no makeup date announced)
Pender County at East Carteret, ppd., weather (no makeup date announced)
Goldsboro 20, Northside-Jacksonville 19, 2OT
Swansboro at Southside, canceled, COVID-19
Jones Senior at Union, 6 p.m.

Saturday’s games
East Duplin at Princeton, 2 p.m.
Northern Nash at SouthWest Edgecombe, 7 p.m.

Monday’s game
Eastern Wayne at James Kenan, 6 p.m.

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Thursday’s scores
South Central 46, C.B. Aycock 7
Ayden-Grifton 29, North Pitt 12
J.H. Rose 54, New Bern 7
Northside 36, North Duplin 0
West Craven 26, South Lenoir 6
North Lenoir 26, Greene Central 20
Fike 28, Beddingfield 22
Rocky Mount 42, Nash Central 0
Hunt 21, South Johnston 7

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GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) — Maybe those schools that started their high school football season on Thursday were on to something.

Friday’s official start to the high school football season looks cloudy with a better-than-average chance of rain at some point. Because of that, several area schools decided to play their games on Thursday (see scores below).

WNCT’s Kelci O’Donnell reports as of noon, all of Friday’s games were still confirmed. Check below for the full schedule.

Be sure to tune in to the premiere of another season of “Touchdown Friday.” You can see it today during our 9 On Your Side News at 11. We’ll have highlights from a number of games in the area.

In addition, Nolan Knight will be live at D.H. Conley during today’s newscast starting at 5, with a preview of that and the other games.

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