The Big East 3-A boys basketball tournament continues tonight at Rocky Mount. The girls semifinals are Thursday night at Rocky Mount.
Northern Nash surprised South Johnston with a physical running game in surprising the Trojans 33-25 here Friday night.
Behind the running Rashad Hedgepeth and P.J. Marshall, the Knights rushed for 359 yards and seven touchdowns.
Hedgepeth paced the attack with 212 yards on 19 carries while Marshall added 116 yards and four touchdowns.
A week ago, featured running backs Deandre Henry and Rashad Hedgepeth carried their respective teams to season-opening victories, but only Henry could break free the second week.
Henry, Cary's 5-foot-9, 160-pound junior, broke off touchdown runs of 25 and 31 yards to lead the Imps to a 34-6 win over Rocky Mount Northern Nash Friday night at Cooper Field.