CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Thanksgiving has come and gone, but there's still plenty of high school football to feast on!
It's another week of Friday Night Frenzy on WCNC Charlotte, and we're still in the playoffs for the 2022 season. This week, the WCNC Sports team has three games for you to dive into! How will your hometown team fare?
Weddington vs. A.C. Reynolds
The Weddington Warriors were playing in their tenth-straight quarterfinal game.
The past 3A champions are now trying to do it in 4A.
They're on their way to the semifinals at the very least.
Knox Willingham broke a scoreless tie in the second quarter with a one-yard touchdown run.
Later in the first half, Everett Scott booted a long field goal to give Weddington a 10-0 halftime lead.
In the second half, Willingham picked off a pass, and the Warriors cashed in on offense when Tyler Budge found Evan Gilbert for the touchdown pass.
The Warriors won 17-10 and will travel to Grimsley for next Friday's semifinal game.
Weddington - 17
A.C. Reynolds - 10
South Point vs. Eastern Guilford
South Point outlasted Eastern Guilford in the 3A fourth round, and will travel to East Lincoln next week.
In the first half, William Kincaid blocked a punt, with Chance Ford snagging the ball for a scoop and score, giving South Point an early 7-3 lead.
Eastern Guilford took a 10-7 halftime lead, but South Point outscored the Wildcats 18-15 in the second half for a 28-25 win.
South Point - 28
Eastern Guilford - 25
Hough vs. Grimsley
Facing a 15-9 deficit late, Hough hung tough and J.T. Smith scored on a touchdown run to put the Huskies up 16-15.
But the Whirlies answered with a 70-yard touchdown run by Mitchell Summers. With the two-point conversion, Grimsley took a 23-16 lead.
But then Hough QB Tad Hudson rolled to his left and fired a touchdown strike to force overtime.
It took three overtimes, but Grimsley ended Hough's season, 40-37.
The Whirlies will host Weddington in the semifinals.
FINAL SCORE (3OT)
Hough - 37
Grimsley - 40
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