Football Friday Playoff Preview

The first round if the state high school football playoffs gets underway tonight (Nov. 12). Here is a look at the game the Football Friday sports team will highlight.

Northside at Plymouth:
The Plymouth Vikings take a 10-1 record into tonight's home game against 3-7 Northside. plymouth is also ranked #5 in the state and will look to knockoff the #8 seed.

J.H. Rose at New Bern:
A rematch of last Friday night's regular season finale at Rose. the Rampants (6-4) hung tough with the unbeaten Bears throughout the first half and trailed only 13-7 at the break but eventually lost 31-7. New Bern is ranked #7 in the class 4-A state rankings.

Columbia at Southside:
Southside is back in post season play with a 7-3 record but the #4 seed will have their hands full with (6-3) Columbia who heads into the playoffs with a #5 seed.

West Brunswick at South Central:
South Central finished as the runner-up in the Coastal Conference behind Havelock and heads into the post season as the #2 seed in the Class 3-AAA East playoffs. West Brunswick makes the long trip to Winterville as a #7 seed with a 5-5 record.

Trask at Ayden-Grifton:
The Chargers had a seven game winning streak snapped last week when they lost to Goldsboro. A.G. heads into post season play with an 8-2 record and #3 seed while Trask is 4-6 on the season having lost six of the last seven games.

Nash Central at West Carteret:
Nash Central is hoping to pull off an upset on the road. The Bulldogs are 5-6 overall and will face a Patriots team with an 8-3 record having won three straight games.

Currituck at Havelock:
The Coastal Conference Champions will host a 3-8 team hoping for a miracle. Currituck has given up an average of 44.6 points per game over their eight losses of the season.

Pasquotank at Tarboro:
The defending state champion Vikings will look to take their first step toward another title as they host Pasquotank. Tarboro is 11-0 on the season and the top seed in the East. The Panthers are 5-6 having lost three of their last four games.

Perquimans at Riverside:
Riverside heads into the playoffs with an impressive 9-2 record with their only losses this season coming against Plymouth (10-1) and Camden Co. (4-7). The Pirates are hoping to see the same team that lost to Camden County, a team Perquimans beat 44-36 two weeks ago.

Kinston at Richlands:
A battle of class 2-AA heavyweights! Kinston is 9-2 with a #6 seed. The Vikings certainly have a chip on their shoulders as they have to travel to Richlands to take on the #3 seed with an 8-3 record.

Dixon at Southwest Onslow:
The (4-6) Bulldogs have a tough matchup in the first round as they travel to Soutwest. The Stallions are averaging 38.7 points per game and head into the post season with a 10-1 record.

Northampton-East at Creswell:
After starting the season with an 0-2 record, the Tigers have been on the prowl. Creswell has reeled off nine consecutive wins. Northampton-East struggled to win only three game during the regular season but head into the playoffs on a two game winning streak and fresh off last weeks impressive 55-20 win over Southeast Halifax.

Washington at West Brunswick:
Washington limps into the post season with a 5-6 record and riding a two game slide. South Brunswick (9-2) will look to flex their muscles at home and rebound from last week regular season ending loss to Whiteville in the rear view mirror.

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  • by mastermind Location: plymouth on Nov 17, 2010 at 05:23 AM
    creswell says that plymouth haves a guy on the d-line that is the weakest link well i hope yall are able to say it to his face friday because i told him wat yall said an now he is goin to show yall who is the weakest link i think yall need to go bac to the games yall seen him play he has been hittin people like crazy an now yall angar him an he is coming at yall with everything he gots
  • by PlymouthVikings Fan Location: plymouth on Nov 14, 2010 at 06:23 PM
    we ready 4 the tigers so we cn go ahead 2 state and get that trophy!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  • by Tiger Fan Location: Bashwell on Nov 13, 2010 at 06:08 AM
    thats what i'm talking about creswell tigers as we move on to play the plymouth vikings..lehgo
  • by JJ on Nov 12, 2010 at 05:45 PM
    Come one First Flight!!!!

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