Marvin Ridge 42
Alexander Central 8
The Mavericks dominated the Cougars in a game played in Taylorsville. The visitors from Union County led 21-0 after the first quarter and cruised. Running back Caleb Kelson scored three touchdowns and rushed for 119 yards, quarterback Evan Medders rushed for a pair of scores and went 11-19 passing for 154 yards.
The Cougars, playing with number of players injured or in COVID-19 protocol scored their only touchdown on the game’s final play when Cameron Lackey ran in from 9 yards. Landon Wike collected 10 tackles to lead the Alexander Central defense.
Marvin Ridge improves to 3-1, Alexander Central drops to 3-2. The Cougars will be idle on September 24th before opening league play when they host Ashe County on October 1st.
Cougar LB Dalton Beck left the game with shoulder injury and did not return. Safety and #2 QB Tanner Moore left the game with a knee injury. The extent of the injuries are not known.
Watauga 54 Ashe County 7…played as a non-conference game
South Caldwell 44 Hibriten 42… 2 ot…played as a non-conference game
Freedom 42 Central Cabarrus 19
Hickory 22 East Lincoln 21
Statesville 14 North Lincoln 5
Bunker Hill 20 Lincolnton 6
West Lincoln 20 Bandys 17… ot
St Stephens 21 West Iredell 0
North Iredell 34 Foard 0….Ends a 25 game losing streak for N Iredell
Mooresville 33 Cox Mill 14
Newton Conover 37 West Caldwell 6
North Surry 26 Wilkes Central 20
East Surry 61 North Wilkes 6
Polk County 41 Patton 8
Draughn 36 Owen 7
McDowell 16 TC Roberson 6
Hendersonville 49 RS Central 42
Crest 44 Gastonia Ashbrook 27
Shelby 63 Cherryville 21
Burns 72 Highland Tech 0
Kings Mountain 45 Gastonia Huss 6