Danny Pigge’s Pigskin Preview:Dudley Panthers in Round Four of the NCHSAA 3-A Playoffs with Murphy Wainer Game of the Week and SayYes Guilford Kickoff

Tonight’s Round Four Playoff Action:
#3 Dudley (12-1) at #2 Statesville (12-0) 7pm
We will have this game for you on GreensboroSports Radio…This will be our Murphy Wainer Orthopedic Specialists Game of the Week, and it comes with our Sprinkle Oil pregame show at 6:30pm and the SayYes Guilford Kickoff at 7pm tonight…Again the Murphy Wainer Game of the Week on GreensboroSports Radio…Looking for Dudley to take this game by 13 points, and move on to the 3-A Regional Final game…Dudley Panthers and the Statesville Greyhounds tonight, on GreensboroSports Radio….Be sure to use FireFox for the best overall connection…
(Watch for reports on this game from Joe Sirera, at the News and Record/HSXTra.com, and Joe Sirera on Twitter.) Don Moore will scores on the other playoff games, here at GreensboroSports.com…

Let’s look at the key numbers from both of the teams…We know Dudley has QB Slade, RB’s Shaw and Baker, and WR Wall that get them going and moving forward on offense…Statesville counters with their QB Stevenson, RB Harrison-Conner and WR Steven Smith…Statesville also has an Athlete in Elijah Munoz, who is very active on offense and defense…

Looks like the key that gets the Dudley defense driving is their D-line, led by Pittman and Wright….

Here are those key numbers for you….

Dudley senior QB Jahmier Slade 86-139 passing for 1,880 yards with 25 TD’s/3 INT’s…Slade with 58 carries for 474 yards and 4 TD’s…Slade with 2,354 total yards…29 total TD’s for Slade…Slade wears uniform #1…

RB Michael Shaw(senior) has run the ball 109 times for 1,142 yards and 13 TD’s…15 total TD’s Shaw…Shaw wears uniform #5…

RB/SB Rory/RJ Baker(junior) with 90 carries for 1,055 yards and 13 TD’s…Baker with 18 receptions for 627 yards and 9 touchdowns…Baker with 1,884 all-purpose yards and 1,055 rushing, 627 receiving, 116 yards on Punt Returns and 86 yards on Kickoff Returns…23 TD’s for Baker and 2 two-point conversion plays for Baker, for 142 total points…Baker wears uniform #8…

Senior WR Mehki Wall with 33 receptions for 865 yards and 8 TD’s…Wall with 1,823 all-purpose yards with 865 receiving, 670 yards on Punt Returns, 223 yards rushing, 46 yards on Kickoff Returns and 19 yards on his Interception Returns…Wall with 16 TD’s and 5 two-point conversion plays for 106 total points…Wall wears uniform #3…

Freshman WR Nasir Newkirk with 21 receptions for 345 yards and 3 TD’s…Newkirk wears uniform #11…

Darius McClendon with 38 Pancake Blocks along the Dudley O-line…Trevon Humphrey with 37 Pancake Blocks, Jonathan Neal with 33 Pancake Blocks…A’Mon McManus with 25 Pancake Blocks for the Dudley O-line…

Dudley defense with Jyheem Pittman on the Dudley D-line with 91 total tackles…Also on the Dudley D-line, Logan Wright with 82 total tackles…Jaylen Richmond with 56 total tackles and K.J. Morehead with 51 total tackles…Pittman with 26.5 Sacks, Austin Lloyd with 20.5 Sacks, and Logan Wright with 18 QB Sacks…Braden McCall checks in with 15 Sacks…Steven Davis II leads the team with 3 Interceptions, and the Dudley has intercepted 11 passes this season…

Statesville QB senior Zamari Stevenson 99-140 passing for 1,450 yards, with 16 TD’s/6 INT’s…Stevenson with 90 carries for 782 yards and 20 TD’s…Stevenson with 7 receptions for 156 yards and 2 TD’s…Stevenson with 2,388 total yards with 38 total TD’s…

Senior JZ Harrison-Conner, RB, with 85 carries for 924 yards and 16 rushing TD’s…JZ with 18 receptions for 290 yards and 3 TD’s…1,214 total yards…19 TD’s…

Senior RB Quantay Brown with 17 carries for 129 yards and 3 TD’s…

Elijah Munoz senior RB/backup QB with 19 carries for 116 yards and 1 rushing TD…Munoz 23-48 passing for 457 yards and 8 TD’s/4 INT’s…Munoz with 9 receptions for 148 yards and 1 TD…721 total yards…10 TD’s…

Junior WR Steven Smith with 24 receptions for 519 yards and 9 TD’s…

WR Titus Myers with 26 receptions for 329 yards and 3 TD’s…

WR Jaylen Himes with 16 receptions for 230 yards and 2 TD’s…

WR Justin Richardson with 12 receptions for 153 yards and 2 TD’s…

On defense for Statesville Elijah Munoz with 93 total tackles/64 Solo Tackles /5 Sacks/3 Caused Fumbles…
Keirdon Dukes with 66 Total Tackles for the Greyhounds…
Austin Sherrill with 52 Total Tackles and 7 Sacks for Statesville…
Zamari Stevenson with 4 Interceptions and 21 Solo Tackles/26 Total for the Greyhounds…
Amonte White with 55 Total Tackles…
Samuel Chacon with 50 Total Tackles…
Quantay Brown with 50 Total Tackles…
Daniel Miller with 45 Total Tackles…

2021 NCHSAA Football Playoffs Fourth Round Update
1A FOOTBALL STATE CHAMPIONSHIP FOURTH ROUND PAIRINGS

EAST

#1 Tarboro (11-1) vs. #4 Northampton County (10-2)

#2 Northside-Pinetown (11-1) vs. #6 Pender (8-3)

WEST

#4 Robbinsville (9-3) vs. #9 Murphy (9-4)

#2 Mount Airy (13-0) vs. #3 Mitchell (11-2)

2A FOOTBALL STATE CHAMPIONSHIP FOURTH ROUND PAIRINGS

EAST

#1 Princeton (12-0) vs. #5 St. Pauls (11-0)

#3 Northeastern (12-0) vs. #10 Wallace-Rose Hill (11-2)

WEST

#1 Shelby (12-1) vs. #4 Reidsville (12-0)

#2 East Surry (12-0) vs. #3 Maiden (13-0)

3A FOOTBALL STATE CHAMPIONSHIP FOURTH ROUND PAIRINGS

EAST

#1 Eastern Alamance (10-1) vs. #13 Jacksonville (10-2)

#6 J.H. Rose (9-4) vs. #23 Scotland County (8-4)

WEST

#4 Crest (10-2) vs. #16 South Point (10-3)

#2 Statesville (12-0) vs. #3 Dudley (12-1)

4A FOOTBALL STATE CHAMPIONSHIP FOURTH ROUND PAIRINGS

EAST

#16 Leesville Road (10-2) vs. #20 Rolesville (8-5)

#6 Cardinal Gibbons (11-2) vs. #18 Panther Creek (10-3)

WEST

#1 Hough (13-0) vs. #13 East Forsyth (11-1)

#3 Weddington (12-1) vs. #10 Julius Chambers (12-1)

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