In first-round playoff action, Southern, Williams, Cummings, Southeast prevail; Eastern, Western fall. Read highlights of the six Friday night playoff games from veteran local sports writer Bob Sutton.
Southern Alamance: Southern romps to first-round state playoff victory just hours after head football coach Fritz Hessenthaler fired by superintendent. Balanced offense: Logan Foust, Josiah Tysinger, and Jackson Parrish each contribute two touchdowns. Read more: https://alamancenews.com/southern-romps-to-first-round-state-playoff-victory-just-hours-after-head-football-coach-fritz-hessenthaler-fired-by-superintendent/
Williams: Bulldogs click in first-round rout of Wilson Hunt; Haneef Rasheed, II scores five touchdowns. Quarterback Dan Mahan injures ankle, misses second half, but hopes to return for second-round game next week. https://alamancenews.com/bulldogs-click-in-first-round-rout-of-wilson-hunt-rasheed-scores-five-touchdowns/
Cummings & Southeast: Cummings and Southeast won their first-round 2-A playoff games; now they have to face each other in round 2 https://alamancenews.com/first-round-wins-for-cummings-southeast-mean-they-advance-to-face-each-other-in-second-round-next-week/
Eastern, Western fall: tough losses; first early playoff exit for Eastern in 15 years https://alamancenews.com/first-round-wins-for-cummings-southeast-mean-they-advance-to-face-each-other-in-second-round-next-week/