Panthers roll past TrojansPublished 11:58pm Friday, October 25, 2013
One week after scoring only 10 points against Pamlico the Northside offense rebounded with its best outing of the year as the Panthers blew past Jones Senior 64-30 on Friday night.
Running back Antonio Woods rushed for three touchdowns, while Austin Gambriel scored two and James Barrow and Rockne Butler added one a piece to lift the Panthers record to 5-4 (2-1 Coastal Plains).
“It was big, it got us back on track,” Northside coach Keith Boyd said. “We’ve been going up against some pretty stout defenses the past two or three weeks. We’ve been hot and cold, but tonight we were hot.
“We were able to line up and play some power football and run off tackle. The offensive line did a great job up front and the backs blocked for each other.”
Northside’s offense has had its bouts with consistency this season but Boyd is hoping that Friday’s 64-point effort will help put that in the past.
“After playing really well last week (in a loss to Pamlico) we felt like we were right there. We just made a few mistakes offensively that kind of shot ourselves in the foot,” Boyd said. “Being able to go back and line up and do the same things and just execute better I think will help build confidence for our kids.”
Plymouth 54, Camden 12
Plymouth jumped into sole possession of first place in the Atlantic Conference by downing Camden 54-12 on Friday.
The Vikings (8-0, 4-0) dominated the contest behind a tremendous effort from Demarkus Price. The running back rushed for a game-high 180 yards and four touchdowns to lead Plymouth in the romp.
Chad Dance racked up 139 yards, Demetrius Davis rushed for 132 and a score, while fullback William Hollingsworth added 39 yards and a touchdown.
Safety Adrian Moore recovered a fumble and brought it back 55 yards and caught a TD pass from Malik Webb in the win.
Seahawks, Knights fall
After holding on to top Jones Senior last week, Southside could not string together its second Coastal Plains Conference win in a row as it fell to East Carteret 42-22.
The loss drops their record to 3-6 (1-2).
Riverside, who had been hot in Two Rivers Conference play where they have won their first two games, was dealt its first conference loss by Tarboro, who ran past Riverside 48-0.
With the loss, Riverside’s record dropped to 5-4 (2-1).