High school football: War Eagles, Wonders, Blue Devils win, head to playoffs

Published 1:09 am Sunday, October 29, 2023


Staff report

KERNERSVILLE — Ty Miller threw two touchdown passes to Ethan Driver as Davie County beat Glenn 21-7 on Friday to close the regular season.

Miller threw for 396 yards and three TDs, with Driver getting seven catches for 154 yards.

Glenn (3-7) was able to slow down Davie back Markel Summers, but the War Eagles’ passing game and defense got the job done.

Davie (7-3) goes into the playoffs as the No. 14 seed in the 4A West bracket and hosts No. 19 Mount Tabor, a familiar foe, in the first round.

Davie lost 35-34 at Mount Tabor in the regular season.


KANNAPOLIS — Quarterback CJ Gray led A.l. Brown to a 27-7 win against Concord in the game for the bell.

Gray had a 42-yard touchdown run and threw TD passes to Xavier Chambers and Gerard Evans.

Mekhi Herron scored the game’s first TD on a 7-yard run.

Big plays by Gray gave the Wonders a 20-0 lead at the half.

The Wonders have beaten Concord nine straight years.

The Wonders (5-5) made the playoffs. Concord’s season ended at 5-5.

As the No. 30 seed, the Wonders will go to No. 3 Mooresville in the first round of the 4A playoffs.


MOORESVILLE — Mooresville won its showdown with Lake Norman, battering the Wildcats 34-7 in a battle of unbeaten Greater Metro Conference teams.

The Blue Devils (10-0) were led by QB Brody Norman. He threw two TD passes and ran for two TDs.

Maley Samuel had a pick-six for the Blue Devils.