County teams on both sides of road blowouts

Published 10:50 pm Friday, October 13, 2023

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Northside and Southside rolled to Coastal Plains 1A Conference victories on the road Friday, while Washington and Pungo Christian Academy struggled away from home.

Northside 40 Jones 0: The Panthers stayed in first place in the Coastal Plains Conference with a 40-0 rout at Jones. Northside is 6-2 overall and 3-0 in the league, while Jones is 0-8 and 0-3. The Trojans continued to struggle offensively as they were shut out for the sixth time this season and have scored 22 points in eight games. Meanwhile, the Panthers defense collected its third shutout and has allowed 71 points in eight games.

Southside 69 Lejeune 34: The Seahawks posted their highest score of the season at Lejeune and are tied for second in the CPC with Pamlico County at 2-1. Southside is 2-6 overall, while Lejeune is 1-2 and 2-5. Fullback Brian Salinas scored four touchdowns, while Tequon (Tater) Moore scored two rushing touchdowns and caught a scoring pass. Myquan Clark ran for a pair of scores, Jeremiah Cruz added a rushing touchdown and Nolan Dixon caught a scoring pass. Moore and Clark also intercepted passes for the Seahawks.

North Pitt 42 Washington 0: The struggle continued for the Pam Pack in Bethel Friday night in an Eastern Plains 2A Conference matchup. Washington threw a first quarter interception and fumbled at the North Pitt 20 yard line for an early 16-0 deficit that grew to 30-0 at halftime. It was 42-0 after three quarters. Washington is 2-6 overall and 0-3 in the league, while North Pitt is 5-3 and 2-2.

Halifax Academy 58 Pungo Christian Academy 12

The Raiders scored both touchdowns in the first quarter in Roanoke Rapids, but the fourth-ranked Vikings responded with 30 in the quarter and led 51-12 at halftime in the 8-man matchup. PCA is 4-3 with one game left in the regular season while Halifax is 6-0