Northern wasn’t sharp Friday night, suffering a 46-0 setback on the road against Southeast Guilford. It was the type of season-opening loss that didn’t require a lot of fussing after the game, Northern first-year coach R.J. Wilson said.
Braxton Berrios produced enough offense in one half to make many players happy for two weeks. Even though he spent the second half on the sidelines, it was more than enough for Raleigh Leesville Road to post an easy 62-21 win over Jordan on Friday night.
The Riverside Pirates have taken a bunch of lumps during David Hackney’s three years as the team’s head coach.
It’s time for the Pirates give out some, he said.
Down a “score” before the season even begins, first-year Northern High football coach R.J. Wilson swears the loss of some 20 of the Knights’ top players to graduation won’t cause him to pull out his hair. It might cultivate a gray hair or two, but Wilson can live with that. “The ladies love that salt-and-pepper look,” Wilson said, laughing.