Patriots Blank Pirates 24-0 on Homecoming Night
Pinecrest opened its Southeastern Conference slate and celebrated homecoming night with a convincing 24-0 win over visiting Lumberton tonight.
The Patriots jumped out to a 16-0 halftime lead, and added eight points in the second half while holding the visiting Pirates scoreless.
The shutout victory is the first for Pinecrest in conference play since a 7-0 triumph over Hoke County in 2008. The win also snapped a 10-game losing streak to Lumberton dating back to 1993.
Pinecrest is now 4-3 overall and 1-0 in the conference. Lumberton drops to 4-2, 0-1.
In other local high school football action, North Moore fell 39-0 to visiting North Rowan in a Yadkin Valley Conference game that was cut short by inclement weather.
North Moore is now 0-7 and 0-3 in the conference.
Union Pines lost 51-28 to visiting Western Harnett in Cape Fear Valley Conference action. Union Pines is now 2-5 overall and 0-3 in the conference.
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