Prep Football: Eastern Randolph, Randleman roll; Providence Grove pulls out victory

Eastern Randolph’s Nicah Taylor, here with the ball earlier this season, had another big night for the Wildcats. (Randolph Record)


RAMSEUR – Nicah Taylor caught three of Carter Revelle’s four touchdown passes in Eastern Randolph’s 36-15 non-conference home victory against Southern Lee on Friday night.

Revelle threw for 269 yards, with 212 of those to Taylor.

Rayden West made the other touchdown reception for Eastern Randolph (2-1). West also intercepted a pass.

Lucas Smith ran for an Eastern Randolph touchdown.

Southern Lee (2-1) trailed 22-7 at halftime and neither team scored in the third quarter.

Randleman 56: Cedar Ridge 0: At Hillsborough, John Kirkpatrick threw four touchdown passes in the non-league road romp.

The Tigers (3-0) also received a pair of rushing touchdowns from Edison Hernandez, who had the game’s first two touchdowns on runs of 38 and 15 yards. Tyshaun Goldston was next to score a touchdown on a 66-yard reception.

Micah Thurston added a 19-yard touchdown run in the first quarter.

Amari Ferdna, Lane Swain and Chase Farlow caught second-quarter touchdown passes. The only second-half points came on Triston Chriscoe’s 26-yard interception return.

Randleman’s defense secured four turnovers, including three interceptions. Cedar Ridge is 0-3.

Providence Grove 26, Bishop McGuinness 20: At Climax, the Patriots improved to 3-0 by winning their home opener as James Ellis scored the winning touchdown on a 4-yard run in the final minute.

On defense, Ellis clinched the victory by intercepting a pass.

Providence Grove trailed 20-19 before the go-ahead touchdown.

Ellis scored earlier on a quarterback keeper. Andrew Thomas went 37 yards on a flip pass from Ellis for a touchdown that extended the Patriots’ lead to 9-0. Carson Jones kicked two field goals.

Bishop McGuinness (1-1) scored its first touchdown by recovering a fumble in the end zone. The Villains trailed 16-6 before their comeback.

Ledford 57, Wheatmore 7: At Trinity, the Warriors were overwhelmed in suffering their second straight home loss.

Wheatmore (1-2) scored on Jake Ward’s pass to Max Smith. Ledford is 3-0.

East Davidson 38, Trinity 18: At Thomasville, the host Golden Eagles (2-1) scored the game’s final 21 to put away this non-league game.

Quarterback Noah Bradley of Trinity (1-2) threw two touchdown passes and two interceptions. Riane Hill had both pick-offs.

By Randolph Record