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Northern Guilford blows out Douglas Byrd, 35-6
Douglas Byrd looked to continue their perfect season Friday night as they hosted Northern Guilford in the third round of the NCHSAA state football championships. But Northern Guilford had other ideas as the Nighthawks stomped Douglas Byrd 35-6.
Northern Guilford got the scoring started early in the first quarter. On forth down the Nighthawks went for it and quarterback Daniel Downing found Scooter Mooney in the endzone for the 28-yard touchdown, giving Guilford the 7-0 lead.
A turnover by Byrd, set up the Nighthawks second touchdown, as Downing took it in himself from inside the one-yard line for the touchdown and the 13-0 lead.
The turnovers continued late in the first half when Byrd quarterback Breon Davis threw an interception on his own 30-yardline. T.J. Logan picked the ball off and took it back 35 yards for the touchdown, putting Northern Guilford up 21-0 at the half.
The second half was more of the same as N. Guilford had its way with the Eagles, giving Douglas Byrd its first loss of the season, 35-6.
Northern Guilford will now advance and play Wilson Hunt in the semifinals of the Class 3AA bracket next week.