The Parkwood High football team opened Rocky River Conference play with a win over Forest Hills on Friday night, 39-29. The Wolf Pack improved to 3-1 overall after gaining over 500 yards of offense.
Leading the way for Parkwood offensively was junior running back Wisdom Holmes, who carried the ball 21 times for 216 yards and two touchdowns. Junior quarterback Cam Enos was 14-of-18 for 278 yards and two touchdowns, while junior receiver Isaiah Mobley hauled in seven passes for 208 yards and a score.
Mobley’s 208 yards broke Parkwood’s previous school record for receiving yards in a game (194), which was held by Isaiah’s older brother, Sam Mobley.
Defensively, Parkwood racked up four sacks, two of which came from senior defensive lineman Cody Hardy. Parkwood also forced a fumble en route to the victory.
Forest Hills (3-3, 0-1 RRC) hosts Anson in Week 8. Parkwood, meanwhile, will try to extend its winning streak to four games Friday night against West Stanly (2-2).
Weddington 49, Piedmont 0
Weddington dominated Piedmont, 49-0, on the road Friday night. The Warriors (5-1, 1-0 SCC) have won eight straight games over the Panthers (2-4, 0-1 SCC) since the start of the 2013 season.
Leading the way offensively for Weddington was senior quarterback Grady Brosterhous, who completed 14-of-19 passes for 242 yards and three touchdowns. Senior receiver Landyn Backey caught six passes for 107 yards and a touchdown and currently leads all county players in catches (39), receiving yards (547) and receiving touchdowns (7) this fall.
On the ground, Brosterhous and seniors Kyle Parsons and Dalen Gordon combined for 140 yards and three touchdowns on 25 carries. Weddington is back in action this week at Porter Ridge, while Piedmont plays Sun Valley on the road Friday.
Metrolina 42, Trinity Christian 6
Metrolina Christian Academy dominated Trinity Christian, 42-6, at home Friday to improve to 5-1 on the season.
Junior quarterback Reid Eighmy, a Cuthbertson transfer, completed 80% of his passes Friday and threw four touchdowns while running for another. Eighmy entered the game with five touchdown passes on the season against three interceptions.
The Warriors will have one more non-conference game Friday against Hickory Grove Christian before opening up league play next week against High Point Christian. Metrolina went 2-5 overall during the 2020 fall season.
North Stanly 49, Union Academy 0
North Stanly blanked Union Academy, 49-0, Friday night. The Cardinals are now 0-7 overall and 0-2 in conference play.
This is the fourth time this season and second time in as many weeks Union Academy has failed to score in a game. The Cardinals have lost their seven games this season by an average of 48.6 points.
Union Academy has a week off this week before returning to the field Oct. 15 against Jay M. Robinson.