The Southern Nash football team has made its way through the Class 2-A portion of the Big East Conference without a loss.

The Firebirds earned a 42-14 win over Bunn on Friday as they moved to 6-0 on the season.

Southern Nash didn’t allow a rushing touchdown against Bunn. The Wildcats’ two touchdowns came through the air as Bunn quarterback Damarion Watkins passed for 89 yards and a pair of scores.

The Firebirds have now out-scored opponents 251-96 this season.

The Big East Conference will be decided over the final three weeks of the season. Southern Nash (3-0) will begin that final three-game stretch of the regular season with a road game at Rocky Mount High on Thursday, followed by home games against Northern Nash and Franklinton.

North Edgecombe 49 Southeast Halifax 12

North Edgecombe is on its first winning streak of the season.

The team won its first game of the season on Oct. 1 after suffering losses in each of its first five games. The Warriors won again on Thursday, as their defense played strong in back-to-back road games by allowing a total of just 26 points.

The Warriors have scored 74 points over the past two games, and turned in their highest-scoring effort in their most recent win.

They scored 14 points in each of the first two quarters en route to a 28-6 halftime lead. The offense didn’t dry up after the first-half outburst, as North Edgecombe (2-5) poured on 21 points in the third quarter to kickstart a running clock and a road victory.

Weldon 48 Rocky Mount Prep 0

RMP played its first game since Sept. 20. The Jaguars lost via forfeit on Oct. 1.

The Jaguars (0-4) have been shut out in all three of their losses this season. They will play next on Oct. 22 when they host North Edgecombe.


N.C. Wesleyan Sports Football N.C. Wesleyan 21 Greensboro 0

The Bishops (3-3) moved to .500 on the season with their homecoming win on Saturday. NCWC lost its first three games to open the season, but have now won three straight USA South Conference games.

Bishops quarterback Chaz Hirschman passed for two touchdowns, including a 17-yard pass to fullback Tyler Watson. Later, Hirschman found tight end Kalab Logan for a 5-yard passing score in the fourth quarter to finish an 8-play 40-yard drive.

The freshman quarterback finished with 146 yards on 12-for-20 passing.

NCWC capped the scoring with a safety to push the lead to 21-0.

Running back Garry Daies led the ground attack with 54 yards. Watson was the team’s leading receiver with 63 yards.

The Bishops host Maryville on Saturday.

Men’s soccer N.C. Wesleyan 1 Mary Baldwin 0

The Bishops earned a home USA South Conference win on Saturday.

The teams played to a scoreless first half, before NCWC scored the eventual match-winning goal early in the second half as sophomore midfielder Juan Simoniello scored past a leaping Mary Baldwin keeper.

The match’s lone goal came from an assist from senior captain and defender Jack Holden. The goal was Simoniello’s 2nd of the season.

Bishops keeper Tobias Borzel made two saves on two shots on goal. NCWC improves to 4-6-2 on the year and 2-1 in the conference.

NCWC returns to conference action at 7 p.m. on Wednesday when it travels to Methodist.