Cam Newton completed just 35.7 percent of his passes in Carolina's Thursday night loss to the Saints. "I think this time off is going to allow all of us, including myself, to do some self scouting," Newton said.
Sun Valley's football game at Cuthbertson was delayed due to lightning on Friday and will resume on Monday at 7 p.m. The game was scoreless with 9:01 left in the first quarter when the stadium was cleared for safety reasons. Porter Ridge has a 27-13 lead on East Meck when they resume their game in the second half at PR on Monday starting at 6:30. Other Week 11 scores involving Union County include:
Weddington 27, Piedmont 0
Forest Hills 42, Central Academy 28
Marvin Ridge 35, Anson Co. 14
Mt. Pleasant 48, Parkwood 13
Monroe 54, West Stanly 7
Piedmont High senior football player Nathan Burgess spent four nights in the Intensive Care Unit at Carolinas Medical Center-Main in Charlotte and has now been hospitalized there for a week. Burgess suffered a collapsed lung and a lacerated kidney from a hit to the lower back while playing on the offensive.
Former Monroe High star Jamison Crowder eclipsed 3,000 career receiving yards for Duke last weekend, making him the ninth player in ACC history to reach that milestone. Crowder is three catches away from passing former Clemson star Sammy Watkins for third all-time on the ACC receptions list.
Weddington improved to 8-1 on the season witth an impressive 34-0 road win over Sun Valley. The Warriors' defense had seven sacks and three takeaways in their second shutout of the season. Other scores involving Union County include:
Marvin Ridge 34, Piedmont 28
Forest Hills 33, West Stanly 7
Cuthbertson 35, Anson 19
Monroe 36, Parkwood 15
Mt. Pleasant 42, CATA 28
Butler 55, Porter Ridge 0
After 26 years as a head football coach, Ron Massey impacted a lot of lives. Some of Union County's head football coaches expressed their feelings after he died during the season at the age of 56 on Oct. 11.
Sun Valley has won eight straight meetings against Weddington's football team. The Spartans hope to keep that streak going when the two teams meet in Indian Trail on Friday. Here's a breakdown of all eight games involving Union County in Week 10.