Vikes Knock Off Red Springs
Union Pines opened its second season under coach Ryan Riggan with an easy 27-7 win over visiting Red Springs.
The Vikings took a 20-0 halftime lead behind the play of quarterback Taylor O'Neil, who was 7-of-17 for 193 yards in the frame, including touchdown passes of 31 yards to Zack Rodriguez and 26 yards to Tim Beam.
In between the two scoring passes, John McMillan added an 11-yard rushing touchdown. McMillan also added the the Vikings second-half score.
Red Springs broke through with a late touchdown to avoid the shutout.
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