Plymouth Vikings prepare for 3rd round of state playoffs

Plymouth -- The Plymouth High School football team will play host to North Edgecombe Friday night at 7:30 in the class 1A Eastern Regional Semifinals.

The Vikings are 10-3 on the season and the number one seed in their bracket. Plymouth is riding a 10 game winning streak after an 0-3 start, two of those loses came at the hands of 2A teams Holmes and Northeastern who have a combined 22-4 record and will meet one another Friday night in the third round of the playoffs.

The Vikings have been to the state finals five times since 2007, winning three state championships.

North Edgecombe heads into the matchup as the number two seed with an 11-1 record. Their only loss on the season was to rival Tarboro who will also play a third round playoff game this Friday night.