Red Raiders roll past Cowboys
T.W. Andrews dominated from the outset, as it rolled to a 66-0 win against crosstown rival Southwest Guilford on Friday night at A.J. Simeon Stadium.
Senior fullback Marquell Cartwright rushed for 139 yards, including 123 yards in the first half, and scored one touchdown to key the Red Raiders (1-1) to a big bounce-back win after losing to High Point Central 27-7 last week.
Senior quarterback Lamar Raynard also threw for 224 yards, connecting on 11 of 18 passes. He was 10 of 16 for 167 yards and two TDs in the first half — hitting senior receiver Justin Lea five times for 113 yards and a 37-yard score — to help build a 40-0 halftime lead.
The Red Raiders moved the ball well offensively and stifled the Cowboys (1-1) defensively in the first half, outgaining them 350-22 in total yards and building a 16-2 advantage in first downs, to completely control the game.
Southwest was led by Christian Shipman with 39 yards rushing and Tamarius Howze with 33 yards receiving.
On the first play from scrimmage, just 15 seconds in, Andrews tackled the quarterback in the end zone for a safety to take a 2-0 lead. Delmonico Hill added a 1-yard TD run, and James Rucker booted a 40-yard field goal to give the Red Raiders a 12-0 lead.
Cartwright then bulled his way to the left pylon for a 9-yard TD, Raynard tossed a 37-yard TD to Lea behind the defense, Rontei Wilkes added a 4-yard TD, and Raynard threaded a 17-yard TD strike to Brandon Galloway just before halftime for a 40-0 lead.
In the second half, following a 42-yard run by Daquan Wade, Wilkes scored again on a 5-yard run. Jahmad Cherry closed the third quarter with a 4-yard scoring run, as Andrews led 54-0. Hill finished off the scoring with a 1-yard TD run with less than 30 seconds left.
Both teams play again next week, as the Red Raiders visits Grimsley, while Southwest hosts Ledford.
SWG 0 0 0 0 — 0
TWA 19 21 14 12 — 66
TWA — safety (quarterback tackled in end zone), 11:45 first
TWA — Delmonico Hill 1 run (James Rucker kick), 8:41 first
TWA — Rucker 40 field goal, 4:29 first
TWA — Cartwright 9 run (Rucker kick), 1:03 first
TWA — Justin Lea 37 pass from Lamar Raynard (Rucker kick), 5:57 second
TWA — Rontei Wilkes 4 run (Rucker kick), 1:38 second
TWA — Brandon Galloway 17 pass from Raynard (Rucker kick), :11.5 second
TWA — Wilkes 5 run (Rucker kick), 4:10 third
TWA — Jahmad Cherry 4 run (Rucker kick), 0:00 third
TWA — Hill 1 run (kick blocked), :27.9
ELSEWHERE FRIDAY NIGHT
MACK SPARKS BISON PAST BLUE COMETS
ASHEBORO — Jamiel Mack threw for 196 yards and three touchdowns to spark High Point Central to a 35-17 win over Asheboro on Friday night.
Charles Edmond caught two TD passes for the Bison (2-0). Central scored on four straight possessions to race to a 28-3 lead.
Chavis Little added a 16-yard touchdown run for the Bison, while Savon McCauley scored from 32 yards out. Mack’s 27-yard TD pass to Tim Gorham made it 35-10 Bison with 10 minutes left in the third quarter. The Blue Comets fell to 1-1.
Central plays host to Thomasville on Friday night.
— Greer Smith
ENTERPRISE SPORTS WRITER
LAKE NORMAN CHARTER TOPS HPCA
HIGH POINT — High Point Christian Academy could not hold off the high-powered offense of Lake Norman Charter Friday night as it lost its first game of the season, 30-20.
Lake Norman totaled 357 yards of offense and 24 first downs against the Cougar defense.
Nate Degraffinraedt and Geoffrey Wall rushed for 83 and 81 yards, respectfully to lead the way for HPCA (1-1). Junior quarterback David Noris was 6 for 17 on 89 yards passing in his second start at quarterback. Malik Streater had two interceptions, one for a touchdown, for the Cougars.
— Patrick Budd
SPECIAL TO THE ENTERPRISE
TRINITY RALLY STUNS BISHOP
KERNERSVILLE — Trinity coughed up a pair of fourth-quarter fumbles, had a defensive touchdown nullified by penalty, endured an endless parade of penalties, and failed to move the ball on offense all night.
Oh, yeah: The Bulldogs won.
In a game both teams seemed unwilling to win, Trinity stunned Bishop McGuinness 12-7 Friday to win its second game of the season after back-to-back 1-10 campaigns.
The Villains (1-1) scored with ease on their first possession and appeared ready to romp. But after Andrew Rowley’s 17-yard scoring strike to Carlos Simmons, Bishop was beset by mistake after mistake of its own.
Trinity (2-0) pulled within 7-6 with 5:11 to play in the third on DJ Pratt’s 2-yard run. The winning score proved to be a 2-yard plunge by massive defensive lineman Jordan Johnson — the Bulldogs’ short-yardage specialist — with 11:54 to go in the fourth.
— Steve Hanf
SPECIAL TO THE ENTERPRISE
WESLEYAN SOCCER 2, ST. PIUS X 0
HIGH POINT — Kirby Robbins scored two goals off assists by Drew Mostoller as Wesleyan Christian Academy topped St. Pius X of New Mexico 2-0 in boys soccer on Friday night.
Connor Bell made three saves for the Trojans (6-0), who play host to Caldwell Academy today at 2 p.m.