Of the 16 teams to reach the championships, 14 entered the playoffs ranked third, second or first in their respective bracket. For the first time, you can watch a championship football game on a local over-the-air TV channel thanks to the NCHSAA’s new partnership with Sinclair Broadcasting. The running clock was not in effect when Raleigh defeated Asheville 117-0 for the 1914 title. Wake Forest brings back last year’s 4AA title game offensive MVP (running back Devon Lawrence) and defensive MVP (linebacker Seth Williams) as well as every player who scored in the 29-0 shutout of Page with exception of its kicker. This will be the second stadium the Cougars have played in this season that used to be named Groves Stadium.
Wallace-Rose Hill (13-1) is the defending 1AA champ, but moved up this year in realignment. Mount Airy – WYDO/Fox (14.1)RALEIGH/DURHAM/FAYETTEVILLENoon – 1A – North Duplin vs.
The Bulldogs own a victory over 3A finalist Havelock and their only loss is to 2AA finalist East Duplin. Tarboro (14-0) has allowed just 98 yards and 4.2 points per game this season.
Also nicknamed the Panthers, Hibriten has held opponents to single digits 13 times this season. Defending 2AA champ Reidsville (15-0) calls itself the “Football Capital of N.
C.” and you don’t get that nickname without some serious hardware.
Knotts is still coaching (he just won his 10th state championship last week in South Carolina) and Barbour is, too (his Jordan team lost in the first round this season).
Harding has the longest title drought of any of Saturday’s 16 teams with a prior championship, last winning it all in 1953. Scotland (12-1) coach Richard Bailey has been a runner-up four times, three at Jack Britt and once with the Scots.A flawless multi-product and multi-brand business model makes it easier for us to comply with the latest trends in technology...If you'd like for your ad to be featured here, choose the "feature this ad" option while posting your local or all cities ad. As a rule, featured ads receive significantly more visits. Since 2009, only six different schools have played in the 4AA title: Wake Forest has now been there five times, Mallard Creek four times, Butler three, Page three, Jack Britt twice and Garner once. Wake Forest and Mallard Creek have had quite a history between them, playing for the 20 state titles. They’ve also had a star-studded list of graduates in this decade. Tickets are , or you can purchase them in advance online at for . The insertion of Wallace-Wade Stadium into the championship lineup allows for each venue to have two games each and no classification gets split between two sites. It should be no surprise that Mallard Creek (14-0) and Wake Forest (14-0) are meeting for the 4AA title.East Duplin is making its first appearance in an NCHSAA title game.