10/15/06 — North Johnston upends Rosewood

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North Johnston upends Rosewood

By News-Argus Staff
Published in Sports on October 15, 2006 2:01 AM

KENLY -- Rosewood quarterback Josh Myers accounted for 279 yards of total offense in the Eagles' 35-21 loss at defending Class 1-A Carolina Conference champion North Johnston.

Myers rushed for 132 yards, including a 65-yard touchdown in the second quarter. The senior completed 10 of 25 passes for 147 yards, including a 20-yard strike to Stephen McIntyre in the opening quarter.

McIntyre hauled in five passes for 106 yards.

Cody Richards completed the Eagles' scoring with a 1-yard run in the third quarter.

Rosewood finished with 334 yards of total offense, but fell victim to four turnovers -- two fumbles and two interceptions. The Eagles (4-4) suffered their second conference defeat of the season and travel to Spring Creek next Friday.

Willie Pearce led the Panthers with 244 yards and four touchdowns. North Johnston (5-3) earned its seventh consecutive victory against Carolina Conference foes.