Prep football: Randleman, Eastern Randolph cruise; Trinity pulls out victory

RANDLEMAN – John Kirkpatrick threw two touchdown passes and ran for another touchdown in undefeated Randleman’s 53-14 trouncing of visiting Asheboro in Friday night’s non-conference football game.

Edison Hernandez scored on two touchdown runs and Randleman (5-0) never trailed.

Kirkpatrick completed 19 of 28 throws for 310 yards. Tyshaun Goldston made a touchdown catch and racked up 174 receiving yards on eight receptions.

Asheboro (1-3) scored on Quincy Lee’s 2-run and Hamza Khan’s 68-yard pass connection to Ben Luck. Former Randleman player Logan Laughlin was 9-for-17 for 115 passing yards with an interception for Asheboro.

Hernandez’s 29-yard touchdown run and Jeffrey Guzman’s 8-yard touchdown run boosted the Tigers in the first quarter.

After Lee’s touchdown run, Goldston’s 9-yard pass from Kirkpatrick stretched the margin before Kirkpatrick’s 17-yard run. Chase Farlow’s 69-yard interception return propelled Randleman to a 35-7 halftime lead.

Hernandez ran for a 4-yard touchdown in the third quarter. Christian McLeod booted a 38-yard field goal and Ty Moton added a 4-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter.

Eastern Randolph 40, Central Davidson 19: At Lexington, Carter Revelle threw for three touchdowns and ran for another as the visiting Wildcats (3-1) picked up the victory.

Revelle threw for 211 yards and rushed for 91 yards.

Nicah Taylor caught two touchdown passes as part of a seven-catch, 148-yard outing. DeSean Shamberger also made a touchdown reception.

Lucas Smith, who scored two touchdowns, had 104 of his 117 rushing yards in the first half.

Central Davidson (2-3) had a two-game winning streak snapped.

Ledford 46, Providence Grove 7: At Climax, the previously undefeated Patriots couldn’t contain visiting Ledford (5-0).

Providence Grove (4-1) trailed 32-0 at halftime and didn’t score until Logan Fox’s 27-yard run in the fourth quarter.

Albemarle 32, Southwestern Randolph 6: At Asheboro, the host Cougars (3-1) absorbed their first loss of the season.

The score was tied 6-6 at halftime after each team scored in the second quarter, but the Bulldogs (1-4) posted two touchdowns in the third quarter and two more in the fourth quarter.

Kaine McLendon ran for two touchdowns and Ander Artis threw for two touchdowns.

Trinity 14, Union Academy 10: At Trinity, Dominic Payne ran for a 9-yard touchdown in the fourth quarter to give the host Bulldogs the non-conference victory.

Payne scored earlier for Trinity (3-2) on a 22-yard pass reception from Noah Bradley.

Union Academy (1-4) fell to 0-3 in road games.

South Stanly 18, Wheatmore 12: At Norwood, the host Bulls rallied to win the homecoming game on Kaleb Richardson’s 35-yard, fourth-down pass to Tristen Patterson with 2:44 remaining.

Jonathan Kelly scored on two third-quarter runs for Wheatmore (2-3). His 27-yard burst gave the Warriors the lead.

South Stanly (3-2), which led 6-0 at halftime, pulled even in the fourth quarter on Jasiah Holt’s punt return for a touchdown.

By Randolph Record