Duplin County trio, Havelock and Tarboro set to play for state football titles

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RALEIGH, NC -- Monday morning, all sixteen state football championship contenders met at Carter-Finley Stadium for the annual NCHSAA championship press conference.

Five local teams from our viewing area are still alive, including three teams from Duplin County. Wallace-Rose Hill, North Duplin and East Duplin will all play for rings on Saturday in addition to Tarboro and Havelock.

The schedule for Saturday is as follows:

Class 1A
North Duplin vs. Cherokee, 12pm, Raleigh

Class 1AA
Tarboro vs. Mount Airy, 4pm, Raleigh

Class 2A
Wallace-Rose Hill vs. Reidsville, 7pm, Chapel Hill

Class 2AA
East Duplin vs. Hibriten, 3pm, Chapel Hill

Class 3A
Havelock vs. Charlotte Catholic, 3pm, Durham