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Fayetteville Britt 27, Wake Forest-Rolesville 16 (final)

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Fayetteville Britt defeated Wake Forest-Rolesville 27-16  in the NCHSAA 4-AA Eastern final football game.

Eric Johnson ran 16 yards to salt the win away for the Buccaneers with 1:39 remaining.

N.C. State recruit Everett Proctor broke a 56-yard scoring run for Britt to open the scoring. He added a 63-yard scoring run and threw a 35-yard touchdown pass. Proctor rushed for 149 yards in the first half.

Wake Forest has scored on a Tim Hartman pass to Torry White and a two-yard run by Trea Jones. Hartman added a 23 yard field goal in the third period.

Wake Forest, which blocked the extra point after Britt's first touchdown, blocked a 23-yard field goal attempt by Britt on the second play of the fourth quarter.


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About the blogger

Tim has covered high school sports for more than 40 years. He is the only active newspaper reporter in the National High School Sports Hall of Fame and is a member of the N.C. High School Athletic Association Hall of Fame. He was the co-author of the original NCHSAA record book. When he not writing about boys and girls, he often is at church or in a theater. Email Tim.