No. 9 (Public) Lincoln County snapped a two-game losing streak in one of the state’s most storied rivalries, with a 31-6 win over Washington-Wilkes (3-3, 2-1 in Region 7-Division B). The 25-point margin of victory was the largest for the Red Devils against Washington-Wilkes since 2010. Lincoln County (4-2, 2-1) led 14-0 three minutes into the contest and never looked back. Senior LB/RB Kolbi Ferguson led the offense with 188 yards rushing on 24 carries with two touchdowns. Junior RB/LB Colton Willis carried 17 times for 85 yards and two scores. Junior QB/LB Keenon Lampkin ran five times for 60 yards, and completed one of three pass attempts for 66 yards. That pass went to senior RB/DB Darrien "Tank" Elder, and setup the game’s first touchdown, a 1-yard run by Ferguson. Lincoln County totaled 353 yards from scrimmage.
ELCA blows out Wesleyan
No. 3 (Private) Eagle's Landing Christian Academy (5-1, 2-1 in Region 5) dominated No. 7 (Private) Wesleyan, 54-17. Player of the Year candidate senior RB Keaton Mitchell ran for 135 yards and three touchdowns on just 12 carries. Junior WR Philip Massengale had 107 yards rushing and two touchdowns on just seven carries, and also hauled in a 52-yard touchdown reception. Senior QB Gabe Wright completed 8-of-15 passes for 171 yards and three touchdowns, two to senior WR Justin Robinson. It was the second blowout loss in a row for Wesleyan (4-2, 1-2). Sophomore QB J.C. French was 20-of-30 passing for 195 yards and a touchdown, but the Wolves were held to -17 yards rushing. More than half of French's completions (11) went to sophomore WR/DB Cooper Blauser for 120 yards.