North Carolina goes up 24-14 with 2:31 to play on a 32-yard TD run by Keenan Allen on fourth-and-3.
North Carolina loses the ball inside of the 5-yard-line on a botched handoff exchange and Lattimore scores on another 1-yard run three plays later. It's 17-14 North Carolina with 14:01 to play.
South Carolina gets within 10 points on a 1-yard run by Lattimore with 9.2 seconds to play in the third quarter. North Carolina takes over at the 2-yard-line after Snead tried to field the kick off and lost it out of bounds as the fourth quarter starts.
Smithfield-Selma's Josh Snead has 26 yards rushing at the half, one less than Parks, who leads North Carolina in rushing.
South Carolina's Lattimore has 22 yards rushing at the break to lead the Sandlappers.
South Johnston's Dee Williams hasn't caught a pass in the first half. There have been only four passes completed.
Lattimore carried the ball twice in the final minute, picking up about 20 yards on the two carries. It's 17-0 at the half in North Carolina's favor.
North Carolina turns another South Carolina fumble (this one on a botched punt return) into another touchdown. Kevin Parks of West Rowan roars in from 5 yards out and N.C. is up 17-0 after the extra-point with 59.3 seconds to play in the first half.
Of note, South Carolina running back Marcus Lattimore, the top-rated running back in the country by many scouting services, has touched the ball just once so far in the first half.
The Tar Heels lead 10-0 after Martin recovers a fumble that the N.C. offense turns into a 40-yard field goal by Jamestown Ragsdale's Kasey Redfern. There's 11:06 to play in the first half.
North Carolina jumps out to a 7-0 lead on the final play from scrimmage of the first quarter when Roanoke Rapids' Kareem Martin strips S.C. quarterback Cody Craig and Chris Smith of West Rowan scoops up the fumble and return it 67 yards for a touchdown.
A couple of other North Carolina team personnel notes...
Smithfield-Selma head coach Anthony Barbour is the running backs
coach for the East squad. Katherine Sholtis, a Millbrook student, is
one of the Tar Heels' student trainers and Lauren Gannon of Western
Harnett is the team's correspondent.