PUMPKIN CENTER –– Daniel Davila scored two of his three touchdowns in the second half as West Lincoln knocked off North Lincoln 35-27 on Friday night.
Davila had a game-high 182 yards rushing on 33 carries, and exploded in the final 24 minutes with 136 yards rushing and a pair of 1-yard TDs in the fourth quarter, including the clincher with 1:04 to play.
Miguel Corella was 2 of 3 passing with a TD and had 51 yards rushing and a 13-yard TD run in the third quarter for the Rebels, who are 2-0 for the second straight year.
Richard Jackson had 99 yards and a TD for the Knights (0-2), who have scored 27 points in back-to-back games.
Ethan Gram scored from 38 yards out to put North Lincoln ahead in the first quarter. Davila had his first 1-yard TD run with 8:24 in the second, Jackson scored from 3 yards out and Austin May caught Corella’s 28-yard TD pass with 1:08 left for a 14-14 game at the break.
Corella’s TD run at the 9:37 mark of the third put the Rebels up 21-14. The Knights tied it again on Chase Caldwell’s 28-yard TD strike to Taylor Woodby early in the fourth.
J-Mo Thompson scored from the West Lincoln 9 with 4:47 left, but the PAT missed to make it 28-27 Rebels.
West Lincoln took more the 3 1/2 minutes off the clock on its next drive, which ended with Davila’s game-winning 1-yard score.
North Lincoln went three-and-out on its final drive, with Robert Ware breaking up Caldwell’s pass on fourth-and-2.
EAST LINCOLN 47, CHARLOTTE Q FOUNDATION 6
DENVER –– Chazz Surratt threw for 221 yards and three touchdowns and ran for two more as the Mustangs overwhelmed the Fighting Falcons.
Three days after being offered a scholarship at North Carolina, the sophomore completed 24 of 34 passes and had four rushes for 52 yards and two scores.
Damisho Finandis had seven catches for 100 yards and a TD, and Damarius Valentine had a 10-yard TD reception and 15 carries for 69 yards.
East Lincoln (2-0) extended its win streak to 18 games and led 40-0 at halftime.
Billy Misenheimer had a 75-yard interception return in the second quarter and Blake Strupp added a 37-yard field goal as time expired at the break.
Strupp was 6-for-6 on extra point attempts.
Sage Surratt had a TD reception for the Mustangs. Caleb McCloquin had a 2-yard TD run for Q Foundation (0-1) in the fourth quarter.
SOUTH POINT 49, LINCOLNTON 0
The Red Raiders rolled up 500 yards of total offense while holding the Wolves to 177 in the shutout win.
Of Lincolnton’s 177 yards, 57 came on the first play and 41 on the final possession, leaving only 79 in between.
Justice Charles, the running back who burst through the middle for 57 yards on the game’s first play, finished with 83 yards to lead the Wolves (1-1). Sophomore quarterback Jordon Easter carried 18 times for 33 yards and completed 3 of 9 passes for 18 yards.
Darian Roseboro, a major college recruiting target, provided a spark on the Wolves’ final offensive series with a pair of carries covering 32 yards and a catch for three yards.
It was the first time Lincolnton had been held scoreless since losing 14-0 to North Lincoln on Nov. 3, 2006.