Week 9 scores: New Bern, Wallace-Rose Hill, West Craven have statement victories

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GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) — Three games on the Week 9 high school football schedule ended up being statement victories for the teams that won.

New Bern, Wallace-Rose Hill and West Craven each came away with conference victories on Friday. New Bern blanked J.H. Rose, 48-0, to take command of the 3-A/4-A Big Carolina Conference. That also became evident after D.H. Conley beat Jacksonville, 42-21.

Wallace-Rose Hill made a statement with its 62-35 win over Kinston. The Bulldogs and East Duplin, who rolled over South Lenoir, 56-0, are now tied for first in the East Central 2-A. The two teams meet next week at Wallace-Rose Hill.

In Wallace-Rose Hill’s win, running back Kayne Roberts finished with eight overall touchdowns, seven rushing. According to the NC High School Athletic Association, his seven rushing touchdowns is tied for the fifth-most in state history. His eight overall touchdowns is tied for the second-most in state history.

West Craven’s 48-0 win over Greene Central keeps the Eagles unbeaten in Eastern Plains 2-A play. Washington’s 37-22 win over North Pitt ended the Panthers’ six-game win streak after losing to New Bern in the season opener. Washington, winners of four straight, North Pitt and SouthWest Edgecombe each have one league loss.

Week 9
Thursday

Northeastern 58, Manteo 14

Friday
West Craven 48, Greene Central 0
New Bern 48, J.H. Rose 0
John A. Holmes 62, First Flight 0
Currituck 56, Pasquotank 8
Southside 56, Lejeune 0
East Duplin 56, South Lenoir 0
Northside-Pinetown 47, Jones Senior 0
Hertford County 54, Camden County 14
John Paul II Catholic 18, South Creek 12
West Carteret 38, Richlands 19
James Kenan 42, North Lenoir 14
East Carteret 21, Pamlico County 8
Tarboro 42, Riverside 8
Washington 37, North Pitt 22
Swansboro 42, Croatan 38
Wallace-Rose Hill 62, Kinston 35
Havelock 32, South Central 12
D.H. Conley 42, Jacksonville 21
Perquimans 46, Bertie 6
White Oak 34, Dixon 8
North Duplin 35, Bear Grass Charter 7
Washington County at Gates County, ppd, COVID-19
Pungo Christian won by forfeit over Northeast Academy
Ayden-Grifton at SouthWest Edgecombe, canceled

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GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) — We are officially into Week 9 of the high school football season after two Week 8 games scheduled for Tuesday were postponed.

In addition to Ayden-Grifton’s game with West Craven being postponed, the Chargers will not play SouthWest Edgecombe on Friday due to COVID-19. The school announced Friday that game would not be made up.

We have some intriguing contests coming up on Friday, as long as there are no disruptions. Among them are New Bern at J.H. Rose and D.H. Conley at Jacksonville in Big Carolina 3-A/4-A play. Washington at North Pitt is a battle of two of the top teams in the Eastern Plains 2-A while Kinston’s home game with Wallace-Rose Hill features two of the top teams (East Duplin being the other) in East Central 2-A play.

Here is the Week 9 schedule below.

Week 8
Tuesday

West Craven at Ayden-Grifton, postponed, COVID-19
Washington County at Riverside, canceled (no word of makeup date)

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