2019 NCHSAA Football Third Round Notes & Pairings:Glenn at Grimsley/Ragsdale at East Forsyth

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4A FOOTBALL STATE CHAMPIONSHIP THIRD ROUND PAIRINGS
(All Kickoffs set for 7:30pm)
WEST
**********#5 Glenn (9-4) at #1 Grimsley (11-1)**********
**********#3 Ragsdale (6-6) at #2 East Forsyth (10-2)**********

1A FOOTBALL STATE CHAMPIONSHIP THIRD ROUND PAIRINGS

EAST

#1 Rosewood (11-1) vs. #4 Northampton County (9-3)

#2 North Edgecombe (9-3) vs. #6 Gates County (9-4)

WEST

#1 Robbinsville (12-0) vs. #4 Murphy (10-2)

#2 Elkin (10-2) vs. #3 Thomas Jefferson (11-1)

1AA FOOTBALL STATE CHAMPIONSHIP THIRD ROUND PAIRINGS

EAST

#1Tarboro (12-0) vs. #4 North Rowan (9-3)

#2 John A. Holmes (11-0) vs. #6 Manteo (11-2)

WEST

#1 East Surry (12-0) vs. #5 Mountain Island Charter (11-2)

#2 Mitchell (11-1) vs. #6 Swain County (11-2)

2A FOOTBALL STATE CHAMPIONSHIP THIRD ROUND PAIRINGS

EAST

#1 Clinton (11-1) vs. #4 West Craven (10-3)

#2 SouthWest Edgecombe (12-1) vs. #3 Northeastern (10-3)

WEST

#1 Mountain Heritage (11-1) vs. #4 West Stokes (10-3)

#2 Reidsville (12-1) vs. #3 Brevard (11-2)

2AA FOOTBALL STATE CHAMPIONSHIP THIRD ROUND PAIRINGS

EAST

#1 Randleman (12-0) vs. #4 South Granville (10-3)

#6 Hertford County (11-2) vs. #7 Salisbury (11-2)

WEST

#1 Shelby (11-1) vs. #12 West Lincoln (10-3)

#2 North Lincoln (12-1) vs. #6 Burns (11-2)

3A FOOTBALL STATE CHAMPIONSHIP THIRD ROUND PAIRINGS

EAST

#1 Southern Nash (13-0) vs. #4 Terry Sanford (10-3)

#2 Havelock (11-1) vs. #3 Eastern Alamance (13-0)

WEST

#5 Charlotte Catholic (9-3) vs. #9 West Rowan (9-4)

#3 A.C. Reynolds (11-2) vs. #10 Kings Mountain (11-2)

3AA FOOTBALL STATE CHAMPIONSHIP THIRD ROUND PAIRINGS

EAST

#1 Lee County (13-0) vs. #5 Cleveland (12-1)

#2 New Hanover (12-1) vs. #14 Gray’s Creek (9-4)

WEST

#1 Weddington (13-0) vs. #5 Northwest Cabarrus (12-1)

#2 Watauga (12-1) vs. #6 Mount Tabor (9-4)

4A FOOTBALL STATE CHAMPIONSHIP THIRD ROUND PAIRINGS

EAST

#1 New Bern (10-2) vs. #4 Cardinal Gibbons (10-2)

#2 South View (10-2) vs. #6 Scotland (11-2)

WEST

#1 Grimsley (11-1) vs. #5 Glenn (9-4)

#2 East Forsyth (10-2) vs. #3 Ragsdale (6-6)

4AA FOOTBALL STATE CHAMPIONSHIP THIRD ROUND PAIRINGS

EAST

#1 Wake Forest (11-1) vs. #4 Hoggard (6-5)

#2 Leesville Road (11-0) vs. #6 Garner (7-5)

WEST

#1 Richmond County (12-0) vs. #4 Myers Park (12-0)

#3 West Forsyth (11-1) vs. #10 Vance (10-2)

2019 Football Playoffs Third Round Interesting Facts
• Shelby has the most wins since 1972 (when record keeping began) in the NCHSAA Football Playoffs, Golden Lions teams have amassed 105 wins in their 36 appearances during that span. They have won 10 State Championships during that period as well.
• Wake Forest continued the longest playoff winning streak in the second round. The Cougars have captured the last three 4AA State
Championships and won 14 playoff games in a row.
• Robbinsville collected their 65th playoff victory (since 1972) in 39 appearances, defeating Alleghany 40-22 in round 2.
• Scotland got the program’s 40th playoff win (since 1972) in their 26 appearances, pounding Jordan 62-27 in round 2.
• West Rowan won the school’s 35th playoff game (since 1972) in 22 appearances, knocking off 3A West Top-seed Crest 35-30.

Practicing on Thanksgiving
• Most people do not like to work on a holiday, but high school football coaches and teams all want to have practice on Thanksgiving.
It means you have accomplished much and are one of the best teams in the state because you have won at least one playoff game to
get here. In North Carolina, it typically means you have reached the third round, quite an accomplishment.
• Tarboro has played on the day after Thanksgiving in each of the last 12 years, quite the Thanksgiving tradition.
• Shelby has reached the third round every year since 2010, Friday night’s game will be the 10th straight year playing Black Friday.
• Murphy has also reached the third round every year since 2010.
• Havelock has played in the third round every year since 2009 with the exception of 2015 when they were knocked out by Morehead (Rd. 2.)
• Reidsville has advanced to the third round 16 of the last 18 years. This year marks their fourth Black Friday game in a row.
• Wake Forest has played on Black Friday in five of the last six years, only missing in 2015 when they were knocked out by Page (Rd. 2)


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