Prep Football: Eastern Randolph, Randleman post shutouts

Randleman quarterback John Kirkpatrick picks up yards on a run as Southwestern Randolph’s Chris Leon-Avalos, left, and Caleb Shelton pursue him during Friday night’s game. (Scott Pelkey/Randolph Record)

RAMSEUR – Lucas Smith ran for four touchdowns and Eastern Randolph registered its fourth consecutive shutout as the host Wildcats blew out neighboring Providence Grove 47-0 in a Piedmont Athletic Conference football game Friday night.

The Wildcats (7-1 overall, 3-0 PAC) built a 28-0 halftime lead on the way to their seventh consecutive victory.

Carter Revelle threw for two touchdowns, racking up 155 yards on 10-for-13 passing. Rayden West and Nicah Taylor had the receiving touchdowns.

Providence Grove (5-3, 1-2) lost for the third time in its last four games.

Randleman 24, Southwestern Randolph 0: At Randleman, John Kirkpatrick threw two touchdown passes and the Tigers’ defense picked off three passes in the PAC victory.

Tyshaun Goldson, Thomas Dobias and Chase Farlow intercepted passes as Randleman (8-0, 3-0) recorded its second shutout of the season. The Tigers benefited from four total Southwestern Randolph turnovers.

Edison Hernandez gained 155 rushing yards with one touchdown. Goldston also scored on a run, while Lane Swaim and Gregory Price made touchdown catches.

The Tigers led 12-0 in the first quarter and later scored one touchdown in each of the third and fourth quarters.

Southwestern Randolph quarterback Noah Stills, who threw for 102 yards, was intercepted three times.

The Cougars (5-3, 1-2) have been involved in three consecutive games with shutouts, losing two of those.

Kirkpatrick was intercepted once by Nathan Ellis.

Trinity 27, Wheatmore 12: At Trinity, the visiting Bulldogs intercepted four passes – and scored two touchdowns on defense – to help secure the PAC victory in this cross-town rivalry.

First-year Trinity coach Bear Bradley was the Wheatmore coach from 2013-16.

Brandon Campbell scored two touchdowns and on a two-point conversion run.

Trinity (4-4, 1-2) received a boost from Nathan Mathai’s return of a fumble and Campbell’s interception return for touchdowns. The Bulldogs also scored on Dominic Payne’s run and Noah Bradley’s pass to Campbell.

Adrian Goodwin, Kasey Blakeney and Cam Nelson also intercepted passes for Trinity, which benefited from six total turnovers.

Payne rushed for 113 yards on eight carries.

Wheatmore (2-6, 0-3), which trailed 14-0 at halftime, lost its fourth game in a row. Trey Swaney and Jonathan Kelly scored touchdowns for the Warriors.

North Davidson 42, Asheboro 21: At Lexington, the host Black Knights held Asheboro without a point in the second third quarters to help pull away in the Mid-Piedmont Conference game.

North Davidson (3-5, 2-1) racked up its second-highest point total of the season, though half of the points came in the fourth quarter. The first touchdown of the fourth quarter enabled the Black Knights to stretch the lead to 28-7.

Asheboro (1-7, 0-3) has lost seven straight games. Logan Laughlin threw three touchdown passes, racking up 247 yards in the air on 17-for-35 passing. Elijah Woodle made two of the touchdown receptions and Aiden Robinson had the other. Woodle accounted for 107 yards on six catches.

Next for Asheboro is a home game vs. Ledford. That has been moved up one night to Thursday night.

By Randolph Record