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Football --Area Capsules

By Justin Hayes
Published in Sports on October 7, 2017 9:28 PM

North Duplin 21,

Lakewood 14

CALYPSO -- North Duplin won a physical, tense battle with Carolina 1-A rival Lakewood on Friday, courtesy of William Archer's touchdown from nine yards out with 1:09 remaining.

In total, Archer rushed for 94 yards on 24 carries and a pair of scores, while Kenny Sheppard supplied the Rebels with 46 yards and a touchdown.

Senior Dylan Jones anchored a rock-solid Rebel defense with 11 total tackles.

Now 7-0 on the season, North Duplin is the guest of Union next week.

East Duplin 49,

Goldsboro 6

BEAULAVILLE -- East Duplin rushed for 314 yards and secured 24 first downs in a 43-point victory over new East Central 2-A league member Goldsboro.

The setback moved the Cougars to 4-3 on the season.

Wallace-Rose Hill 77,

Spring Creek 0

TEACHEY -- Perennial 2-A power Wallace-Rose Hill powered the throttle and never relented on Friday, defeated Spring Creek by a score of 77-0.

The Gators, who play host to James Kenan next week, now stand 3-4 on the season.

New Bern 23,

Southern Wayne 20

DUDLEY -- Southern Wayne raced to a 20-8 advantage, but couldn't hold on down the stretch in a 23-20 loss to resurgent New Bern on Friday.

Demetric Wright powered the Halos' effort with 59 yards rushing and a pair of touchdowns, while Shawntwon Leach racked up 39 yards on 13 carries. He also scored a touchdown.

Wright also found success through the air, completing 7 of 11 passes for 127 yards.

Southern Wayne (0-7) travels to face J.H. Rose next Friday.

South Central 84,

Eastern Wayne 56

WINTERVILLE -- South Central accumulated 774 yards of total offense to blitz Eastern Wayne, 84-56, on Friday.

The loss, Eastern Wayne's fourth in a row, moves the Warriors to 3-4 overall this season.

D.H. Conley 70,

C.B. Aycock 6

HOLLYWOOD CROSSROADS -- D.H. Conley quarterback Holton Ahlers went 15 of 22 for 264 yards and seven touchdowns as the Vikings throttled Aycock by 64 points.

Now 1-7 on the season, the Powder Blues travel to face Eastern Wayne next week.

Halifax Academy 70,

Wayne Christian 50

Cameron Podruchny completed 6 of 10 passes for 103 yards and a touchdown as Halifax Academy downed Wayne Christian, 70-50, on Friday.

Winless on the season, the Eagles hit the road next week for a tilt with Grace Christian of Raleigh.