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.
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.
Of the nine Week 4 football games involving Union County that were scheduled for Friday night, only three of them were played. Read more inside.
Senior Max Robinson had two interceptions and a touchdown in the fourth quarter to lead Parkwood to a 27-20 home win over Jordan-Matthews on Thursday.
The last two undefeated football teams in Union County meet when Weddington visits Monroe on Saturday at 4 p.m. The game was scheduled for Friday but was called for lightning. WHS receiver Zach Goins says the Redhawks always have "a great team" and he considers his club the underdog.
Two of the nine high school football games involving Union County were moved to Thursday night, and three county teams are still looking for their first win of 2014. Read pre-game analysis inside.