Carson Dimsdale rushed for nearly 300 yards and a score, and Truitt Manuel reached the end zone on offense and defense in West Henderson’s 40-10 home victory over Erwin.
Clyde A. Erwin High School hands the reins to its spread offense to a freshman, who is tutored by the school’s all-time passing leader.
Both Buncombe County teams which were at home last Friday won their football openers.
Reynolds won by one point, while Erwin lit up the scoreboard to exit in style.
Football league title elimination games are underway, as the contending fields thin.
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.
Hendersonville Bearcats remain a title contender in 2A high school football in N.C. despite a loss to the top S.C. 3A squad Friday. Meanwhile a former Bearcat ran for four TDs for NHHS Knights and Erwin gutted out a win in the final seconds.
The Leicester Scouts honored a local philanthropic club for their generous partnership.
Several Buncombe football teams impressed in opening victories this past weekend, with Roberson winning the marquee matchup over Asheville in chilly rain.
North Buncombe and Erwin High faced off in the teams’ first game of the season.