In brisk comebacks, Erwin won and Owen nearly did, while North Buncombe High School had a sterling first half and a Reynolds star scored on three long plays.
East and North Henderson beat Buncombe squads, while Hendersonville won but lost its star quarterback for the season.
Neighboring county powers collided as West Henderson swept A.C. Reynolds in volleyball.
The Erwin Warriors' hopes of improving their record with a win against the Tuscola Mountaineers were destroyed Friday night.
Jets and Rockets blasted foes, while Falcons out-clawed the Wolverines in week three.
West Falcons turned the community of Mills River into a “Thrills Reservoir” with an impressive triumph.
All-state friends collided as the goalkeeper shut out the elite scorer’s team.
Local football teams blended aerial and ground attacks in their victories.
HHS Bearcats impressively launched an era with a new head coach and quarterback.
Hendersonville and its new quarterback showed what it can do, ahead of football openers for Henderson County teams. The other three local teams return superb QBs.