Northern celebrates “HC” victory
Joe Daniels, Sports Director | 10/12/2013, 10:41 a.m.
Three-time state 3-A football champions, Northern Guilford,
celebrated homecoming with a 29-6 win over visiting Eastern
Alamance Friday night at Johnny Roscoe Stadium. The Nighthawks
improved their record to 5-1, overall, 2-1 Mid-State, while
the Eagles fell to 5-2, 3-1.
Tailback C. J. Freeman led the Nighthawks with 169 yards
rushing while quarterback Austin Coltrane finished with 174
yards on 15-of-20 passes and three touchdowns.
Senior running back Chris Ripberger added another 105 yards
with 62 coming on rushing attempts, including a five-yard
touchdown. The Nighthawks scored on their first four
possessions to lead 23-0 at the half.
Eastern scored on a 10-yard reception by Malik Wilson late in
the third quarter making the score 23-6. Northern closed out
the contest with a nine minute fourth quarter scoring drive
with Mook Reynolds catching a 25yard touchdown from Coltrane.