Jeremiah Miller and Albert Funderburke scored three touchdowns each to lead Sun Valley High to an exciting win over Monroe. The Spartans trailed by 12 points in the third quarter before raillying for the win. Sophomore QB Demarco Reaves threw three TD passes for the Sun Valley, including the game-winner to Miller from 40 yards out with 29 seconds left in the game on a third and 15 play.
Parkwood rushed for 431 yards on 9.6 yards per carry in a 55-13 road win over Cherryville. The Rebels enter their bye week with a 4-2 record. For details on all seven games involving Union County, see Sunday's print edition of The Enquirer-Journal. Here are Friday's final scores:
Sun Valley 48, Monroe 47
Parkwood 55, Cherryville 13
Piedmont 23, CATA 14
Cuthbertson 28, Providence Day 10
Davidson Day 20, Marvin Ridge 17
North Rowan 14, Forest Hills 12
South Stanly 17, Union Academy 6
CATA travels to Piedmont and Monroe hosts Sun Valley in Week 6 of the Union County football season. Porter Ridge and Weddington have byes. See a breakdown of the matchups inside.
Central Academy's Elijah Inuwa won the 2014 Union County cross country meet again, this time in a career-best time of 15:52.8. Weddington's boys and Marvin Ridge's girls cruised to the team titles.
Weddington (4-0) hosts Parkwood (3-1) in Week 5, highlighting a seven-game schedule that includes three intra-county games. Porter Ridge (0-4) is seeking its first win of the year, and the Pirates would love for it to come against archrival Sun Valley (2-2). See the breakdown of all seven games involving UC.
Marvin Ridge's volleyball team improved to 14-3 overall and 4-0 in league play with Thursday's win over Sun Valley. The Mavericks have a big league match against Weddington on Sept. 23. The Warriors are also 4-0 in the SCC.
Weddington took advantage of three Monroe turnovers in the first quarter, then held off a second-half charge in Saturday's 28-20 road win. "We felt like we wanted it more than them and we wore them down by the end of the game," said WHS junior center Andy Horne.